Communication books



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The purpose of podd.eu is to bring information about European PODD activities (courses, workshops etc.)
     
PODD in Scandinavia, translated ressources etc. can be found at www.podd.dk (mainly in Danish).

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Communication system, build upon
Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display

Next courses..
  • Aalborg, Denmark; 21 - 23. September 2016:
    Copenhagen, Denmark; 26 - 28. September 2016:

    Movements for Communication - And accessing technology.
    Communication requires movement. Children, adolescents and adults with movement and communication challenges may be unable to move their bodies in an intelligible way for communication. Assessment and implementation of AAC requires knowledge of and focus on the whole person, the complexity of his / her disability and the strategies needed to access AAC.

    Content of the workshop:

    • Information and strategies to understand the importance of movement to access AAC.
    • Assessment and strategies to support the development of movement for intelligible autonomous communication.

    Presenters:

    Viki Newton, senior physiotherapist and Fiona Beauchamp, senior occupational therapist.
    They work at CPEC - Cerebral Palsy Education Centre - in Melbourne, a Teaching and Training Centre for children and adolescents with physical disabilities. They also run a private practice.

    More information and sign-up:



  • Amersfoort, The Netherlands 23. - 24. September:
    2 days Introductional workshop.
    The workshop will be held in English by Gerna Scholte and with Gayle Porter as 'assisting teacher'.



  • Göteborg, Sweden; 4. - 5. October:
    2 days Introductional workshop.
    The workshop will be held in English by Britt Claesson with Gayle Porter as 'assisting teacher'.



  • Copenhagen, Denmark; 10. - 11. October:
    2 days Introductional workshop.
    The workshop will be held in English by Vivi Løkkegaard and Ulla Eichenauer with Gayle Porter as 'assisting teacher'.



  • Leatherhead, Surrey, England; 14. October:
    PODD and Speech Generating Devices.
    1 day workshop.

    The focus of this workshop is the design features of PODD page sets to suit speech generating devices. The workshop will be held by Gayle Porter.

  • Epsom, Surrey, England; 15. - 16. October:
    2 days Introductional workshop.
    The workshop will be held by Livvy Hepburn with Gayle Porter as 'assisting teacher'.


PODD ressources..
Legal rights: PODD© is a registered trademark of ©2014 Gayle Porter.
Using and training PODD:

Rules for the use of and teaching PODD:
  • Purchased ressources may be used in own institution, and the templates can be used and edited to produce PODD communication books for users of the institution.
  • In order to provide PODD courses, the trainer must be certified by Gayle Porter.
    Further information on the conditions and the certification process can be obtained from Gayle Porter. podd@cpec.org.au
Certified PODD trainers in Europe:

In Europe, the following are certified PODD trainers: In North America, you will find a list of certified PDD trainers here: www.PODDUSA.com
Reading about and obtaining PODD:

Obtaining the PODD-resources (theory book and CD´s with templates):

English edition; 3 CD´s, including theory book as PDF.
Danish edition; Printed theory book, USB-stick with templates and online access to additional material.

BoardMaker
All PODD templates are designed as BoardMaker files which means, that you need BoardMaker to read, edit and print the templates.
Users must obtain Boardmaker v. 5 or higher + Addendum libraries.

BoardMaker can be purchased via a local distributor or from www.mayer-johnson.com.
BoardMaker is © 2014 Mayer-Johnson. All rights reserved.

More about PODD:
PODD developer:

Gayle Porter is a Speech Pathologist with more than 30 years hands-on experience working with people who have complex communication needs.
Gayle works at CPEC (Cerebral Palsy Education Centre) in Melbourne, Australia.

Gayle Porter has developed the Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD) communication books and page sets for speech generating devices.

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