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  • TalkLink works with people of all ages who, due to a disability, have difficulties with speaking, writing, learning and/or with controlling their environment.
  • The TalkLink Trust has contracts with the Ministry of Health and ACC which allows TalkLink to offer free specialist assessment services to eligible clients.
  • The TalkLink team is able to provide services throughout New Zealand, and usually travel to meet with their clients in a location chosen by the client.

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TalkLink and The Cerebral Palsy Society

The Cerebral Palsy Society and the TalkLink Trust have had an affiliation for many years. Many of the people we work alongside belong to the Cerebral Palsy Society and the Cerebral Palsy Society has helped support some of their members attend KiwiChat Camp in recent years. Their magazine is also a wealth of interesting articles, so we were very excited when Read More

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Seeking Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist Part-time TalkLink Trust Lower North Island   The TalkLink Trust is currently seeking an efficient and experienced Occupational Therapist, who wishes to use or develop their skills in the area of Assistive Technology. This is a unique opportunity to join a great team in a growing and rewarding area of work. If you are a motivated therapist who Read More

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TalkLink – Jamie Blair the Emergent Communicator and Reader

Meet Jamie, a happy, busy, active 11 year old boy like any other.  At age 3 he was diagnosed with Autism and Intellectual disability.  Jamie has the mental age of a 3-4 year old, he presently can’t read or write.  Jamie has limited expressive communication and up until the age 9 he had little receptive language, meaning he had difficulty Read More

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Mackenzie’s Voice

Mackenzie Kench and Attitude Live have worked together to create this fantastic documentary about Mackenzie’s communication. Mackenzie is a long standing TalkLink client and a great advocate for those who use AAC. See the link below to watch the full documentary.    Mackenzie’s Voice       The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Fern JonesSpeech Language Therapist at Read More

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KiwiChat Camp 2016

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

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Tip of the Month May – Apps for sharing and schedules

  As the iPad app world continues to grow and develop, we thought it was time to have a look at some apps that are useful for sharing photos and videos and for visual schedules. The apps listed below are a small selection of the many that are available on the Apple App store.  These apps are useful for both Read More

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