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Workshop - Communication 101 - Bridging the Gap

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Date: July 24, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Kingston Lakeshore West Lions Club, 935 Sydenham Road, Kingston, ON K7M 3L8

Our expertise in working with individuals that require alternative approaches to communication led to the development of this workshop. Improved person-centered support, reduced frustrations and service efficiency can all be addressed through this workshop.
This unique workshop provides learning opportunities for organizations or individuals who are looking to expand their knowledge and understanding of individuals with a sensory loss and communication need.

This interactive workshop will address:

  • Sensory Loss - Characteristics and Implications
  • Total Communication Approach
  • Communication Systems
  • Intro to Sign Language - Signed Exact English
  • Simulations - Interactive Sensory Loss Simulations