Aug 8, 2013 Thursday

Making Sense of Communication

12:00p.m. to 2:00p.m.
Albany Centre
44 Ashley St,
Glasgow GB

What is inclusive communication? Who in your community have communication support needs and how can we better support everyone to be fully involved in their own communities? This workshop will give you some tools and approaches on inclusive communication that you will be able to use in your everyday life or at work. Provide information on organisations that have other inclusive communication resources available.

Bring one of the following:
Email us in one month’s time how you have improved communication when working with people with communication support needs in your workplace or everyday life.

About the teacher, Jacky Smith & Tina Yu

Jacky has worked for Sense Scotland since 1995, directly supporting people with communication support needs in Housing Support Services. During that time she has had a special interest in communication and person centred planning, and has brought these interests together by joining the Partners in Communication project in September 2012 as Communications Development Practitioner. The Partners in Communication Project is an inclusive communication project to improve the involvement and inclusion of people with complex communication needs across Scotland. Tina joined Sense Scotland in August 2012 as Policy Officer with Partners in Communication Project. She has worked in mental health working with a wide variety of partner organisations including managing an older people volunteer peer mentoring project and developing consultations and guidance on self- directed support for people with mental health problems.