Developing Communication through Games (LD)

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Course intent

Develop your communication skills and increase your confidence through taking part in a variety of games, including designing and developing characters to use in role play.

What will we cover?

During this course you will have the opportunity to:

  • Create, design and develop role-play characters within a group.
  • Work as a team to go on ‘adventures’ in a fictional world where you decide what happens next.
  • Develop speaking, listening and social skills through group work and interaction with others.
  • Grow confidence using vocal skills and learn about basic storytelling and map making.
  • Improve numeracy and literacy by following instructions and rules and using dice.

    Who is this course for? Is there anything I need to know before joining?

    This course is for Entry Level learners with a learning disability, it is designed to help learners progress from their individual starting point to build confidence, independence, and social skills for everyday life.

You must be able to follow guidance on health and safety and be ready to work as part of a group.

You need to wear clothing that does not restrict movement and is appropriate for the course (e.g. tracksuit or loose-fitting clothes) and closed toed shoes.

For more information on this or similar courses please contact our Customer Service Team on 0300 200 1044 or by emailing adultlearning@surreycc.gov.uk

What do I need to bring to the first class? Will there be any extra costs?

Bring a pen and reading glasses if you use them.

If you have someone supporting you in the class, they will need to follow our guidelines for support workers and sign a Personal Assistant Agreement.

What can I do when I finish the course?

After this course you could progress to another supported learning course, or further courses with Surrey Adult Learning. We will meet with you to give information, advice and guidance on your next step.

Additional information

Bring a drink or money to buy refreshments during a short break.

How to enrol

You can't currently enrol online for this course, so please call 0300 200 1044 to express your interest or to make an enquiry for further information.

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Details

  • Day: Wednesday
  • Start date: 20 Sep 2023
  • Time: 4pm to 6pm
  • Cost: £255
  • Location: Guildford centre
  • Sessions: 30 sessions
  • Tutor: To be confirmed
  • Course code: QHDU3851JA
  • Places: Call 0300 200 1044

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