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Posted on August 12, 2019

Our two day Grid training course is now available across the UK

We have a series of two day Grid training days coming up this winter. Perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to use Grid, our flagship AAC software.

Manchester 27+28 Nov
Birmingham 4+5 Dec
London 15+16 Jan

Your £100 ticket includes:

  • Two days of interactive training
  • Led by Assistive Technology specialists
  • Lunch in a relaxed atmosphere
  • Meet other professionals and Grid users
  • Includes a pack of learning resources
  • Free Grid 3 training licence
  • 12 hours CPD

You can also book these training days separately for £50/day.

DAY 1: Getting Started with Grid 

Explore what AAC is, how to get set up with Grid and the basics of using symbol and text AAC.

You’ll also learn how to edit and create your own resources, more about the different types of access, how to motivate users with interactive activities and how to use apps like email and Facebook.

Course outline:
Introduction to communication & AAC
Beginning with Grid
Success with symbols
Talking with text
Creating grid sets and editing basics (symbol or text)
Do more with Grid
Moving on with editing (symbol or text)
Next steps and ongoing support

DAY 2: Doing more with Grid  

Take an in-depth look at how Grid supports Computer and Environment Control to help users access computer programmes and control the world around them.

You’ll also explore advanced editing features, including backing up your content, remote editing, adapting accessible apps, using activation orders, switching language and many more hints, tricks and shortcuts.

Course outline:
Alternative access workshop
Environment control
Computer control
Advanced editing
Accessible apps
Next steps and ongoing support


These training days can also be booked separately for £50/day:

Getting started with Grid: Dublin, Belfast, Manchester, Birmingham, London

Doing more with Grid*: Manchester, Birmingham, London

*To attend Doing more with Grid you must have either attended a previous Getting started with Grid event, or be fully confident with everything covered on the Getting started with Grid course.

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