CREATIVE &
INTERACTIVE
COMMUNICATION

RIITTA'S PROFILE

Holistic Communication

RUSS' PROFILE

Feeling Music

Warm Summer Days CD

"Tac-Tile Sounds"

Music Floors

RESEARCH

PUBLICATIONS

COURSES

CONTACT DETAILS

TRAINING COURSES

COURSE DETAILS

These workshops are applicable to those people who wish to expand and analyse different Communication methods and how to apply Creative Arts using Music. These techniques can be applied for family members and different environmental circumstances for Sensory Impaired People. Some of these communication methods can also be used with the elderly, blind and People with PMLD.

HOLISTIC & INTERACTIVE COMMUNICATION THROUGH TOUCH

by Riitta Lahtinen & Russ Palmer

Introduction & Background

Hearing & Vision Loss

Holistic Communication

The Function of Language

Interpretation of Body Language

Getting Attention & Direction (Practical Tips)

Guiding & Communication

Haptic & Interactive Communication Systems

Identifying Personal Space

Learning to be Expressive Through "TOUCH"

Feeling the Music & Creative Arts

Summary & Feedback

"FEELING THE MUSIC PHILOSOPHY" - MUSIC WORKSHOP

by Russ Palmer

Background

Where and How do we feel and Perceive Music on our Bodies?
- Perception of Sound and Rhythms
- Movements through Contact
- Styles of Music & Relaxation Techniques 

Activities & Equipment

Music Technology, Floor Designs & Vibroacoustics

Awareness of Vibrations & Tones (Practical)

Applications of Rhythms to the Body (Practical)

Improvised Movements with Music

Creative Arts (Non-Verbal Communication Methods)

Music Activity (Using Percussion Instruments)

Body Story (Basic Ideas & Elements)

Russ Palmer & Riitta Lahtinen


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