Family Lámh Course


The Family Lámh Course can be attended by parents, siblings, grandparents and others close to the family.


The course gives families the skills to support their child’s sign use,  as well as Lámh sign training. It is aimed at parents and families who have a keen interest in learning Lámh and using it in the home environment to help children with Down syndrome communicate their needs.


Families say they enjoy the opportunity to share experiences with other families.


Course Content

This four week course will cover key areas such as:

  • Learning signs
  • Vocabulary
  • Involvement of other communication partners
  • Extension of situations in which signs are used


The course covers 150+ signs and looks at ways to encourage sign use and how to support signing at home and with friends, family and others.


Please note this is not a certified course.



€40 pp. or €60 per couple. The cost includes

  1. Lámh handbook (worth €30 – one per couple)
    2. Online registration which will allow you access to all Lámh signs online after your course.

For more information on how families can use Lámh, please visit the Family section in


Upcoming Courses

There are currently no Family Lámh courses scheduled but to register your interest in taking part in an upcoming course please send your details to


Our Family Lámh courses usually take place on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm to 8.30pm over four weeks.


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