Facilitated Communication Training (FCT) is a strategy which may enable some people to point for communication purposes. The workshop will give a good overview in FCT and include training in why and how to facilitate, how to fade the physical support, provide effective interaction tools and discuss the significance of message passing and validation.
Who should attend? This workshop is for those who are currently working with individuals who use FCT and/or for those are considering and/or interested in pursuing FCT as a communication strategy. Disability sector workers, teachers, students and other interested parties are also welcome to attend.
Time: 9:30am – 5pm
Place: Mamre Association, 40 Finsbury Street, Newmarket.
Cost: Families supported directly by Mamre – $60 per person, Support Workers employed by Mamre – $60 per person, External families and organisations – $80 per person
Registration: Please download the registration form here and send to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (07) 3622 1222.