To recognize that every person is unique and to respect each person’s differences define diversity and the mission of our new module. Watch this:
Co written by Charles Archer, Karyn Harvey, Roger Ramsukh and Dave Hingsburger this module features four very different perspectives on diversity. These perspectives will in turn explore how you can allow people to define who they are, how they lead their lives, what they need to be safe, and how your support can lead them to reach their potential in all that they do.
Communication is the most complex human skill. It is the way we understand the world, express ourselves as individuals, make choices, develop relationships, build trust and control our lives. Our module by renowned speech and language specialist, Sue Thurman, provides a comprehensive and straightforward introduction to the subject.
This module features presentations from a range of leading professionals and self-advocates, including Dave Hingsburger, Lynda Kahn, Kathie Snow, Jack Pearpoint, Simon Haywood, Brad Goldman, Steve Dymond, and Margaret Cushen.
On successful completion of this module, learners will be able to:
Describe the personal, social, and physical barriers to communication and the potential impact of these barriers.
Explain the importance of communication.
Understand the different ways people can communicate, including without words and your role in using the different forms of communication.
Describe in detail a wide variety of approaches that use alternative and augmentative communication.
Define how you can use your role to support good communication.