Lámh Module One Course (100 signs)

Aug 24 2019 10:00 - 16:00

DSI Branch Office, Third Floor, Johns College, The Folly, X91 V090 Waterford

The Waterford and South Kilkenny Branch of Down Syndrome Ireland is pleased to host a Lámh Module One course for parents and staff on Saturday 24 August 2019. The course will be held in the DSI Branch Office on the Third Floor of Johns College, The Folly, Waterford.

The attendance fee is Eur 48 per person which includes the participant fee of Eur 42 per person plus a fee of Eur 6 per person to cover the cost of a light lunch to be served on the day (sandwiches and tea/ coffee).

Should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the Branch Committee at committee@dsiwaterford.ie.


Please note that this additional Lámh Module One course has been arranged by  the DSI Branch due to demand. If all 12 places on the course are not booked, the course may not go ahead. 

More information on Lámh can be found at https://www.lamh.org/


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Module One Lámh Course

Course Overview: 

This course is for staff members and professionals who have started to work in an environment where Lámh is used and covers 100 Lámh signs and how to support a Lámh user.

Qualifications Required: 

No previous Lámh training required.

Course Duration: 
6 to 6 and a half hours
Course Content: 
  • Module One Lámh signs (100+)
  • Alternative and augmentative communication (AAC)
  • Lámh – brief history and development
  • Lámh signing environment

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Use the 100+ signs from the Module One Book
  • Use Lámh as an effective communication tool
  • Contribute to assessment or decision-making around Lámh use
  • Participate effectively in an established Lámh environment.

Course Materials: 

  • Combined Module One Handbook and Sign book (100 signs)
  • Membership of Lámh Signs Online www.lamhsigns.org (100 signs with the option of adding additonal signs to membership if required)
  • Module One Certificate
  • Registration on the Lámh Module One database
Accreditation Achieved: 

Module One Certificate

Additional Requirements: 

This course is of most benefit to those who are using Lámh to support a Lámh user and their family currently, as they will have the opportunity to use the signs and skills acquired.

Course Recognised by: 
Lámh