In this intermediate key word sign course, you will build your knowledge of key word sign and gesture including how to select and individualise signs for familiar, everyday activities, routines, games, and songs. You will learn about how to create a sign environment including use of strategies and resources to encourage and support the use of sign. You will have the opportunity to tailor and apply the information to your own personal circumstances and settings.
In the practical component of the course, you will revise the signs of the Interactive Vocabulary learned in ‘Getting Started with Key Word Sign’. You will then learn between 60 – 80 news signs aligned with topics such as: Food, Colours, Animals, People, Places, Actions and Numbers. You will also learn the 2-handed fingerspelling alphabet. The focus of this course is building your skills in signing accuracy and fluency through individual, small group and whole group activities. ‘Scripting’ will be introduced as a technique to help identify and embed signs into daily communication activities.
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Date: Thursday 6th July 2023
Time: 9.30am – 3.00pm (AEST)
Format: Blended – Online
To enrol in this course
Are there any pre-requisites?
The basic qualification ‘Getting Started with Key Word Sign’ is a pre-requisite for this course.
What training can I do next?
After you have completed the ‘Using Key Word Sign in Daily Life’ course, you can progress to the Advanced qualification ‘Teaching Others to Use Key Word Sign. This is offered only as a blended workshop.
Should you have any questions regarding Key Word Sign Training please do not hesitate to contact us by emailing email@example.com.
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