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TACPAC – A Tactile Approach to Communication

Professional development (PD) Auckland

Posted: 22 October 2017
Notice reference #: 1H9faV

Tacpac is a sensory communication resource using touch and music. Tacpac helps people with sensory impairment, developmental delay, complex learning difficulties, tactile defensiveness, and limited or pre- verbal levels of communication.

 Course content

  • Our sensory system and the role of touch
  • Understanding the importance of the basic beat
  • experiencing the touch and music in an activity, using objects
  • Use of thematic material
  • How the limbic system affects our senses
  • The central role of music in Tacpac
  • Sensory communication
  • Sensory overload

The workshop is being facilitated by Hilary Wainer. Hilary founded Tacpac™ Ltd. and co-created the material. She has many years’ experience as a teacher and music therapist, working alongside children with a wide range of learning difficulties, in different settings. She has a special interest in those who have profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), and multi-sensory impairment (MSI). Hilary is also an accredited music therapy supervisor with the British Association of Music Therapists (BAMT), and has worked as a facilitator in schools and mental health settings. She created the ground breaking “Beat That!” events, popularising the use of the resonance board. She is an experienced trainer with a passion for everyone to reach their full potential.

Events summary

Auckland

12 March 2018 – 12 March 2018

Further information

Contact: Julie King

 (O21) 101 0209

info@clickspecialednz.com

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