Module One Lámh Course in Galway

Start Date: 
23 Jul 2018 - 10:00
Day 2: 
25 Sep 2018 - 10:00
Course Times: 
Day 1: 10-2pm and Day 2 TO BE CONFIRMED
Voices for Down Syndrome Galway, Speech and Language Therapy Clinic, Aras Moyola, Room 120, NUIG, Upper Newcastle
Places Available: 

To book a place, please email Eileen on

The course will run over 2 half days. Participants must attend on both sessions:

Session 1: Monday 23 rd July, 10am – 2pm Session 2: Tuesday 24th July, time to be confirmed

Closing Date for applications: 11 th July, 2018

Places on the course are limited, with priority being given to those currently working with people using Voices for Down Syndrome Galway services.

Course Given By: 
Eileen O’Donnell, Lámh Tutor and experienced Speech and Language Therapist, working with Voices for Down Syndrome Galway. Susanne Stokes, Lámh Tutor and experienced Speech and Language Therapist, working with Down Syndrome Ireland, Tipperary Branch.
Cost of 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 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.

Feedback from Module One Participants

'Very enjoyable comprehensive course'

'I liked hearing about experiences of using Lámh with other children with special needs'

Course Materials: 
  • Combined Module One Handbook and Sign book (100 signs)
  • Membership of Lámh Signs Online (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: