Class Details

April 29, 2014
Title: Visual Gestural Communication
Trainers: Michelle Ames and Meryl Troop, Maine Center On Deafness
Date/Time: April 29, 2014 9am - 4pm
Hours: 6

Intended Audience: Developmental Services direct support professionals, program managers, family members and case managers

VGC Visual-Gestural Communication (VGC) is useful to many people who need an alternative technique for expressing and understanding the wants and needs of other people in their environment. VGC is not a language like English, American Sign Language, or French. It is a communication mode that uses gestures, facial expressions, and body language. Often individuals who cannot communicate effectively using either a spoken language like English or a formal signed language like ASL, will be able to communicate more effectively using natural gestures. In our classes, we help you to think visually and conceptually, and to use Visual-Gestural Communication to communicate more effectively with people who have limited formal language.

City: Rumford
Class ID: C407 (Reference id: 615181)
Maximum attendance:15
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