Would you like to learn more about how to understand a person’s specific communication needs and how to support them to be active communicators?
Understanding & Supporting Complex Communication Needs (CCN) with Carrie Hudson.
Carrie Hudson is a Speech and Language Pathologist with many years of experience working within the disability sector supporting families, carers, allied health staff and individuals with complex communication needs.
Carrie is the Director of Bloom LTS and is passionate about sharing her mission – to raise awareness of the impact of CCN and to ensure that every person has access to a communication system and environment that fosters independence, participation and quality of life.
Sensory processing makes each of us who we are, with individualized preferences and aversions that influence what our interests and chosen activities may be.
Understanding and supporting children with sensory processing difficulties can be really difficult. Children who often become overwhelmed by sensory challenges can react with meltdowns, tantrums or withdrawals. There are also children who are under-responsive to sensory information and therefore can be difficult to engage.
Understanding and supporting children with sensory processing difficulties can be really difficult. Children who often become over-whelmed by sensory challenges can react with meltdowns, tantrums or withdrawals. There are also children who are under responsive to sensory information and therefore can be difficult to engage.
To start helping a child, we must first make sense of why they are reacting this way. Intervention is aimed at improving understanding about sensory reactions, at facilitating change, and facilitating participation in the child’s tasks.
Addressing the unique needs of thee children the program provides parents with the tools, strategies and support they need to help their children reach their full communication potential.
More Than Words does this by empowering you to help your child reach the following three goals:
You will learn:
The More Than Words parent program includes:
Please contact our office for information regarding upcoming program dates.
Bloom will soon be running ‘It Takes Two To Talk’, the Hanen Program designed specifically for parents of young children (birth to 5 years of age) who have been identified as having a language delay. The It Takes Two to Talk Program teaches you, step-by-step, how to become your child’s most important language teacher.
In a small, personalized group setting, parents learn practical strategies to help their children learn language naturally throughout their day together.
The It Takes Two to Talk Program teaches you, step-by-step, how to become your child’s most important language teacher. The program shows you how to:
It Takes Two To Talk requires a significant time commitment from parents/carers in order to ensure the best possible learning experience.
PLEASE NOTE: Better Start Initiative (BSI) funding can be used to fund all or part of the program fee. Some private health funds may also provide a rebate.