Module One Lámh Course in Galway

Start Date: 
2 Oct 2017 - 07:00
Day 2: 
18 Oct 2017 - 07:00
Course Times: 
7pm-10pm
Venue: 
Voices for DS Galway Speech and Language Therapy, Clinic, Arus Moyola, Room 120, NUIG, (off N59 Moycullen Road), Galway.
Places Available: 
YES - with priority being given to those currently working with people using VOICES for Down Syndrome Galway services.

Participants must attend on both evenings.

Course Given By: 
Margaret Farrell, Lámh Tutor and experienced Speech and Language Therapist, working with Voices for Down Syndrome Galway.
Cost of Course: 
€100.00
Course Overview: 

This course is for staff members and professionals who have started to work in an environment where Lámh is used and covers 100 Lámh signs and how to support a Lámh user.

Qualifications Required: 

No previous Lámh training required.

Course Duration: 
6 and a half hours
Course Content: 
  • Module One Lámh signs (100+)
  • Alternative and augmentative communication (AAC)
  • Lámh – brief history and development
  • Lámh signing environment

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Use the 100+ signs from the Module One Book
  • Use Lámh as an effective communication tool
  • Contribute to assessment or decision-making around Lámh use
  • Participate effectively in an established Lámh environment.

Feedback from Module One Participants

'Very enjoyable comprehensive course'

'I liked hearing about experiences of using Lámh with other children with special needs'

Course Materials: 
  • Combined Module One Handbook and Sign book (100 signs)
  • Membership of Lámh Signs Online www.lamhsigns.org (100 signs with the option of adding additonal signs to membership if required)
  • Module One Certificate
  • Registration on the Lámh Module One database
Accreditation Achieved: 

Module One Certificate

Additional Requirements: 

This course is of most benefit to those who are using Lámh to support a Lámh user and their family currently, as they will have the opportunity to use the signs and skills acquired.

Course Recognised by: 
Lámh