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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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KiwiChat Camp 2016

Following on from successful camps in 2010, 2011 and 2014, we are running another KiwiChat Camp in 2016. The campers are selected, and planning is well underway for this magical event which is happening in April 2016 in Matamata. Check out this wonderful video, voiced by Mackenzie Kench, an experienced AAC user. There are a selection of photos from the Read More

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AAC Bootcamp by Lauren Enders

This is a poster that we use a lot! It has lots of information for raising AAC awareness, and lets communication partners know how to get their AAC users communicating! The full poster can be found on the link below. AAC BOOT CAMP SHEET 4a The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Paula ShennanSpeech Language Therapist at The Talklin

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Incredibox resources

Incredibox is a great website that allows the creative side to come out in everyone. You are in control of the music, choose the order and make some great tunes! You are able to record the videos and share them, we would love to see what you come up with! This is  agreat activity to use core words. Here is Read More

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Christchurch Walk2dfeet MND

Members of the South Island TalkLink team (with a few family and friends) put their walking shoes on and had some fun joining in the Christchurch Walk2dfeet MND this Sunday. It was a little cold and damp on the day but there was a great turn out for the walk to support the MND Association. …

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September Tip of the Month – Voice Banking

Written by Jackie Hancock, SLT, South Island Voice banking is the recording of one’s natural voice for the possible eventuality of losing one’s voice. Software then utilises these recordings in a speech generating device or on a computer so that the person may communicate using a copy of their voice.

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Seeking Teacher Wellington

The TalkLink Trust is currently seeking an experienced and motivated teacher who has, or who wishes to gain advanced skills in the dynamic area of assistive technology. This is a unique opportunity to join a specialist team in a growing area of work. This is a fixed term position for one year although an extension is possible depending on development of staff roles and potential funding.

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