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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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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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Walk 2 D’Feet MND

TalkLink works alongside the MND Association to support our clients with MND. We are please to support their fundraising efforts.
Following on from the success of earlier Walk 2 D’Feet MND in Christchurch and Bay of Plenty, we are asking you to help us promote the first ever Nationwide Walk.

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August Tip of the Month – Social Stories

Social Stories. For some people, it is difficult to understand rules for social interactions, to deal with change or to understand activities with many steps. Social Stories can support people with these difficulties.

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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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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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