The project ran from September 2019 until August 2021. We:
- developed the 6 training modules – The Language Therapy in Sign Language course
- hosted national workshops in the UK, Spain (Web-based 21/5/21) and Portugal (Date TBC)
- ran an international conference online in June 2021. This was attended by participants from 30 countries.
Here’s our plan for module development was:
|Sept-Dec 2019||Develop modules 1,2 and 3 in UK, Spain and Portugal
|Jan – April 2020||Develop and pilot modules 1,2,3 in UK, module 2 in Portugal and module 3 in Spain
|May – Aug 2020||Final versions of modules 1, 2 and 3 created including feedback from Deaf Language Specialists and SLTs.
Start to develop and pilot modules 4,5 and 6 in English and BSL
|Sept– Dec 2020||Final versions of modules 4,5 and 6
Share modules 1,2 and 3 with more learners.
|Jan – April 2021||Share and adapt more modules if time and funding allows|
|May – Aug 2021||Share modules with external partners, upload to EPALE and identified hosts for sustaining use of the modules developed. Investigate future funding for further development of training for Deaf Language Specialists