Workshops for adept members – Autumn 2016 programme

Each session will run from 10am to 3pm at The Roundhouse, Derby College.
These sessions will be taught by Jill Henshaw. To book your place, please contact Jill on:

adept Members £40
Non-members £90

For booking forms and payment details via PayPal, see below.

22nd October - Language Modification
Making texts accessible for deaf and deafblind people requires a lot of training and practise.  This workshop will be a brief introduction to language modification.  We will consider:

  • what makes written English problematic
  • strategies for making written English more accessible
  • how to practise modifying language

12th November - Working with sign language users
CSWs work with students with various communication requirements. This workshop will focus on learners who are BSL users, and how CSWs can use a range of strategies to ensure Deaf people’s access to formal and informal learning. This will be a discussion-based workshop with some practical activities, conducted in a supportive and relaxed environment.

 10th December  - Notetaking for Deaf learners
Whether you’re new to the field or an experienced CSW, this workshop will provide a space for you to:

  • consider a range of note-taking techniques
  • discuss dilemmas
  • discover ways to enhance your skills

Generic Booking Form for all workshops:

Training fee: