TalkLink Trust, South Island Regional Manager April 2013 We are seeking a dynamic, confident and highly organised manager to run our South Island service operating from Christchurch. This position includes management and operational responsibilities and would suit a person with assistive technology skills who has had some management or team leader experience. The TalkLink Trust is a not-for-profit Read More
Creating Communication Opportunities throughout the school day A practical course for education and health professionals, families, whanau and other interested people. This workshop looks at ways to maximise the use of low tech communication tools to support student’s expressive and receptive communication skills.
Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD) Introductory Workshop Presented by Gayle Porter Two-Day Workshop 10 June 2013 8.30am registration for 9.00am start to 4.30pm 11 June 2013 9.00am to 4.30pm Venue: OR9, Gate 5, Oteha Rohe Campus, Massey University, Albany. A map is available at
The TalkLink Trust has continued to run a number of courses designed to assist people who use or support the use of ACC tools and strategies during 2012. Feedback from these courses has been very positive and we will continue to run a number of AAC related courses during 2013. We will run these courses …
In February 2010 the first ever KiwiChat Camp was held at Totara Springs Camp in Matamata and due to the overwhelming success, KiwiChat Camp was repeated again in May 2011. We plan to run another Totara Springs Camp at the beginning of 2014.
In 2012 we had planned to move KiwiChat Camp to Christchurch in order that students from throughout the
This workshop will describe the rationale and principles underlying the balanced literacy approach and how it can be applied to children with complex communication and learning needs.
School Holidays are at and end and as a family plenty of photos were taken. Photos are a great motivator to get people talking and telling stories and what better way get kids involved in story writing but to use the photos. Over the years I have used various types of software applications to create books and do story writing activities with Holly. Some of these have been quick and painless, others have been exhaustive but in the end we achieve the end result, she is able to share her story and photos.
I had my 30th birthday on 24th August 2011, with a party to celebrate last Thursday. The party had music and happiness and I had a date at the party – that date is now my boyfriend ). My family came to the party and were surprised to meet my boyfriend, and I was all …
Ting Chi Huang brought her crochet into CAGS and told us all about what she has made. There was a range of bags, a pencil case, a belt, a hat and a pair of slippers. We all agreed they were very pretty and she had made some wonderful things. Ting Chi Huang commented that
This press release is very exciting http://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/communications-upgrade-hearing-and-speech-impaired-communities It means that a video assisted speech-to-speech relay service will be available from around October 2011. People with speech difficulties will be able to use video to help the NZ Relay, relay assistant understand what they