Training Courses

Lámh Courses are usually organised locally by the family's service provider

Lámh Tutors are speech and language therapists, home teachers and other staff members who work in services, who run Lámh training as part of their regular role.

Training courses for

How do you find out about learning Lámh?
Read about Lámh for Families.

An introductory workshop for families of babies who may go on to use Lámh signs or families who require a small number of signs.
The Family Lámh Course can be attended by parents, siblings, grandparents and others close to the family. The Family Lámh Course gives families the skills to support their child's sign use alongside Lámh sign training. Families say they enjoy the opportunity to share experiences with other families.
Families who have been to the Lámh Family Course may be interested in the Part Two Family Course, to learn more signs, or get sign practice with a Lámh Tutor, or to talk about their Lámh use with other families.

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.

Communication partners of children who use Lámh and who have completed Module One can attend this practical workshop that looks at encouraging Lámh use as well as adding to their Lámh sign vocabulary.

Families, staff members and other communication partners of adults who use Lámh can add to their core Module One training with this practical workshop.

This programme is for those who use Lámh extensively in their work and are involved in supporting Lámh users and their families; they will be seeking comprehensive training in facilitating Lámh use for individuals using a total communication approach, and may progress to Lámh Tutor Training.

An intensive training programme for professionals whose work largely involves supporting Lámh users and their families in a service setting and who plan to deliver Lámh Courses to staff members and families.

The next Lámh Tutor Training Programme is in planning for Spring 2018.

Professionals who have completed QQI Level 5 ULTCA (formerly Module Two) training can become accredited to deliver the Lámh Family course, Part Two Family Course and Little Lámh.