Setting the gold standard for Rett Education
Day 1
09 Oct 2015

Welcome

Hector Minto
Susan Norwell

Multimodal communication

This section of the workshop will lay the foundation for the rest of the day as communication is essential to all learning.  From diagnosis to adulthood, communication is what keeps...
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Susan Norwell

Intensive Interaction

Intensive Interaction is an approach where the member of staff is seen as the main teaching resource, using personal qualities of face, voice and body language to involve the learner...
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10:45-11:00

Break

Low Tech

This section will focus entirely on Low Tech supports for those that don’t have high-tech systems or need Low Tech supports when their High-Tech system is not appropriate. A four...
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Susan Norwell

AAC funding

How to negotiate the AAC funding system in each region of the UK. Case study of one individual's journey through the system.
Sally Chan
12:30-13:30

Lunch

From Games to Communication

Moving on from "cause and effect" games into AAC.
Hector Minto

High Tech

This section will focus on Tobii systems and the utilization of eye-gaze to further the communication of individuals with Rett Syndrome.
Susan Norwell

Personalising a system

OK now you have your eyegaze - what do you do with it!
Susan Norwell
15:30-15:45

Break

Rett University

Levelling the playing field for people living with Rett Syndrome
Susan Norwell

Closing Speech

Token for happiness!
Shonette Bason-Wood