First Steps of Communication Parent Training
This training has been designed in order to enhance your understanding of your child’s communication abilities and to provide you with strategies to develop your child’s functional communication in collaboration with your Speech and Language Therapist.
Please avail of the training as directed by your child’s Speech and Language Therapist.
Your Speech and Language Therapist will provide you with a password for each of the following training videos.
First Steps of Communication
Video 1: Introduction to Speech and Language Therapy, What is communication?
Video 2: Early Interaction and Attention
Video 3: Play
Additional Play Choices
Video 4: Understanding
Video 5: Routines, Row the Boat
Video 6: Expression, Bubbles, Crisp Exchange
Video 7: Communication Strategies
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
Key Word Levels
Parent training around Autism
Session 1 How you can help
Session 2 Developing communication and interactions
Session 3 Developing communication and understanding
Session 4 Expressive Communication
Session 5 Communication and behaviour