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Welcome to The TalkLink Trust

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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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NovaChat – new communication path opens up

It is very inspiring when families share their journey, explaining how augmentative communication tools and strategies have helped. When Rebekah one of the TalkLink Speech-Language Therapists asked the Bousfield family to share their story, they were very happy to do so explaining that in writing and sharing their story, “we would also like to reach out to other parents who

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TalkLink Trust Annual Report 2013 – 2014

The TalkLink Trust Annual Report was presented at our AGM held on December 3rd 2014, which was the same day as the United Nation’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities Sustainable Development: The Promise of Technology was the 2014 theme of the United Nation’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The Annual Report is available here and in keeping with

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Tip of the Month January 2015 – Remnant Books

Remnant Books – How to Share a Message in a Tactile and Visual Way By Jane Wendelken-TalkLink Teacher/Trainer For some people, sharing some news or information with someone else is tricky. It may be that the person does not have the language available to them, or that they are not able to access this language. Perhaps this person needs to

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Seeking 2nd Speech-Language Therapist

TalkLink Trust Upper North Island The TalkLink Trust Upper North Island office is currently seeking a friendly, efficient and experienced Speech-Language Therapist who has, or wishes to gain, advanced skills in the area of assistive technology. This is a unique opportunity to join an amazing team in a growing and rewarding area of work. If …

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Seeking Speech-Language Therapist

Speech-Language Therapist Parental Leave Cover   December 2014 Are you a motivated Speech-Language Therapist who enjoys technology and wants to join a specialist team? The TalkLink Trust is currently seeking expressions of interest from experienced speech-language therapists who have, or who wish to gain, advanced skills in the area of assistive technology. We are soon …

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Tip of the Month December 2014 – Communicating at Christmas

Tip of the Month – December 2014 Tips for talking about Christmas by Fern Jones (SLT) It is that time of year where conversations turn to all things Christmassey! Here are some ways you can join in with all the Christmas festivities with your communication systems. Happy holidays! Help me write my Christmas list or a letter to Santa Even

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