Fern Jones

Fern Jones

Author's details

Name: Fern Jones
Date registered: August 16, 2013
URL: http://www.talklink.org.nz

Biography

My passion is working with profound and multiple learning disabilities and providing communication solutions for clients and their families.

Latest posts

  1. Mackenzie’s Voice — June 8, 2015
  2. Tip of the Month April 2015 – Modelling — April 14, 2015
  3. Tip of the Month December 2014 – Communicating at Christmas — December 4, 2014
  4. Tip of the Month July 2014 – Supporting Receptive Language — July 14, 2014
  5. Motor Neurone Disease and TalkLink Trust — January 9, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Motor Neurone Disease and TalkLink Trust — 3 comments
  2. Mackenzie’s Voice — 2 comments
  3. Tip of the Month April 2015 – Modelling — 2 comments
  4. KiwiChat Day Resources Animals and Pets — 2 comments
  5. Activity based communication boards — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

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      

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2015/06/08/mackenzies-voice/

Tip of the Month April 2015 – Modelling

Tip of the Month April 2015 Modelling By Fern Jones (SLT) Language learning is a fun and exciting time. Parents will often share stories of interesting things their child has said or phrases that have been picked up from ‘mum and dad’ talk. We all learn language through exposure to it via relationships we make with our primary care givers.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2015/04/14/tip-of-the-month-april-2015-modelling/

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

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2014/12/04/tip-of-the-month-december-2014-communicating-at-christmas/

Tip of the Month July 2014 – Supporting Receptive Language

Language and communication is complex and often challenging for our early communicators. Early communicators are people of all ages who do not have a reliable method of expressive communication through symbolic language.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2014/07/14/tip-of-the-month-july-2014-supporting-receptive-language/

Motor Neurone Disease and TalkLink Trust

The TalkLink Trust work with a vast group of people with a multitude of communication disabilities. One of the groups we regularly work with are people who have a diagnosis of Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2014/01/09/motor-neurone-disease-and-talklink-trust/

Cloudy Sunday – a novella by Michael Kyzriaopoulos

This week one of our TalkLink Client’s released a novella. Adrian McPherson tell us more in his review of this short story. Cloudy Sunday – a review by Adrian McPherson Cloudy Sunday has the makings of a classic NZ short story.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2013/12/13/cloudy-sunday-a-novella-by-michael-kyzriaopoulos/

Tip of the Month December – Supporting Emergent Communicators

Are you working with a client who is in the early stages of communication development? Not sure where to start? This month’s “Tip of the Month” is all about working with emergent communicators.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2013/12/11/tip-of-the-month-december/

Christchurch Quiz Night Fundraiser

The money raised will be going to our KiwiChat Camp 2014 fund. KiwiChat Camp is an opportunity for our younger clients and their families to spend 5 days in Matamata learning and practising using their communication devices through fun and motivating activities.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2013/09/24/christchurch-quiz-night-fundraiser/

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