Experience Tools: Expand your Communication Toolbox – Newmarket
This workshop is for organizations, support staff, and family members looking to expand their communication toolbox to enhance support for individuals with a sensory loss and/or communication need.
Experience Tools are a collection of items and steps directly related to an experience the person has had and/or will participate in. Experience Tools are used to initiate conversation, enhance concepts, promote expressive and receptive language, encourage anticipation, reinforce choices, or reflect on memories.
This interactive workshop will address:
– Introduction to experience tools
– Deepen your understanding of how these tools relate to anticipation, reliving, retelling, and conceptual development
– Hands on opportunity to develop an experience tool
Recommended Prerequisite: Communication 101 – Bridging the Gap
$150 – Refreshments will be provided
This workshop will take place at the Newmarket Community Centre – Lions Hall #1.