Intensive Interaction Institute - Intensive Interaction for People with Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilities

Meeting the fundamental communication needs of People with Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilities

Target Group

This course is for anyone who is involved in the care, support or education of children or adults with PMLD

• Support staff
• Parents and family carers
• Speech and Language Therapists
• Teachers and Teaching Assistants
• Service managers
• Occupational therapists and Physiotherapists
• Psychologists and Assistant Psychologists
• Learning disability nurses

Course Aims

This one-day course will enable you to develop practical techniques to communicate and connect with people with PMLD

Course Programme includes

• The Fundamentals of Communication - why is Intensive Interaction so important?
• How to do Intensive Interaction
• How to 'fine-tune' to the communication potential of people who have PMLD
• Use of touch and issues of developmental pertinence
• Video examples showing children and adults with PMLD develop awareness of others and themselves, initiate interactions, engage in turn-taking, develop use vocalisations and facial expressions (and much more!)
• Recognising outcomes and how to record keep
• How to get started

Book a place on the next course here

Book by Friday 15 January 2022 and get £25 discount off the full price

Full price: £200.00

Early Booking price: £175.00

Taster Course Attendance price (see below): £140.00

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Terms & Conditions


by the participant or organisation on behalf of the participant:
Notification before the closing date will incur 50% of the fee. Notification after that date will incur a liability for the full fee. In making this reservation you (the participant or organisation on your behalf) are agreeing to these terms.

by the Institute:
Whilst every effort is made to avoid changes to our programme, the Intensive Interaction Institute reserves the right to cancel any course. If this occurs for any reason, the Intensive Interaction Institute will give the earliest possible notice of cancellation. Participants (or their organisation) can choose either to have the course fee returned in full, or to have a place reserved on the next available equivalent course.
However, the Intensive Interaction Institute is unable to re-imburse travel, accommodation or staffing cover costs.

The equipment you will need to get the most out of the workshop
You will need access to a laptop or desktop computer with Zoom installed. Although it is possible to use a smartphone or tablet, your experience of the workshop using one of these will be severely limited.
Your desktop or laptop will need to be of a recent specification capable of playing streamed Standard High Definition video.
You will also need a fast and stable broadband connection in order to get the most from the video examples used.
If you are attending from your home environment using wifi, please ensure that no-one else in the household is accessing the internet - particularly streaming video - unless you have a very fast broadband connection.
The Institute is not in a position to give refunds where any of the above is not in place.
You must ensure that the device you use to participate in this workshop has the latest security updates installed and has relevant protection.

Instructions for joining the workshop
Instructions on how to join the workshop will be sent to you the day before your chosen date provided full payment has been received

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