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SOCIAL HAPTIC COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP

Hosted by Able Australia

28/11/2018 to 28/11/2018 | Starts: 9:00 am | Ends: 12:00 pm | Venue: North Lakes Library 10 The Corso North Lakes, QLD 4509

DESCRIPTION

Join Dennis Witcombe (Winston Churchill Fellow) and Carla Anderson (National Manager, Deafblind Services at Able Australia) for a unique training experience.

Social-Haptic Communication is an efficient and discrete way of giving social messages to a person who is visually impaired or deafblind. Using touch and symbols produced on the body, Social Haptics is an innovative way to assist deafblind people to experience and understand the world around them.

This training session will incorporate:

  • Practical implementations
  • Environmental mapping
  • Benefits and results of Social-Haptic Communication
  • Practical examples and opportunities to try it first-hand.

For more information regarding the workshop please contact Danielle Vicary on danielle.vicary@ableaustralia.org.au or 0408 444 263.

NAATI PD PointsRecertification Category 1.4 - 10 points
All Enquiriesdanielle.vicary@ableaustralia.org.au

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SOCIAL HAPTIC COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP