Gabi Iseli

Gabi Iseli

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Name: Gabi Iseli
Date registered: May 9, 2017
URL: http://www.talklink.org.nz

Latest posts

  1. Tip of the Month – July 2018: Overcoming barriers to writing — July 6, 2018
  2. Tip of the Month – June 2018: Voice Control of Mobile Phones — June 22, 2018
  3. Tip of the Month – May 2018: Stimming and AAC — May 3, 2018
  4. Tip of the Month – April 2018: Increasing communication opportunities for adults with complex communication skills — April 3, 2018
  5. Tip of the Month – March 2018 – 2: Windows accessibility inbuilt features — March 15, 2018

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  1. Tip of the Month – January 2018: More PowerLink Ideas! — 2 comments
  2. Tip of the Month – September 2017: Teaching ‘YES’ and ‘NO’ to Confirm or Reject — 2 comments
  3. Tip of the Month – December 2017: Summer — 2 comments
  4. Tip of the Month – February 2018 – 1: Writing IEP goals for developing AAC — 2 comments

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Tip of the Month – July 2018: Overcoming barriers to writing

Overcoming Barriers to Writing Writing with alternate pencils Writing – putting our thoughts on paper to share with others now or later, in the same space as us, or at a distance – is a complex task.  It involves many facets all coming together more or less simultaneously.  This includes, but is not limited to: …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2018/07/06/overcoming-barriers-to-writing/

Tip of the Month – June 2018: Voice Control of Mobile Phones

Voice Control of Mobile Phones People can often struggle with using their mobile phones with their hands for a number of reasons, such as: Decreased upper limb function/movement Visual problems Decreased hand function/dexterity Tremors Decreased cognition It is a lot more common for people to own ‘Smart Phones’ these days, which, with a little bit …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2018/06/22/voice-control-mobile-phones/

Tip of the Month – May 2018: Stimming and AAC

Tip of the Month – May 2018: Stimming and AAC   When introducing AAC to beginning communicators, it is not unusual for teams to be concerned about “stimming” or repetitive behaviours. Many clients are noted to say the same thing over and over again which can be concerning to those supporting them. However, is it …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2018/05/03/stimming-and-aac/

Tip of the Month – April 2018: Increasing communication opportunities for adults with complex communication skills

Increasing communication opportunities for adults with complex communication skills   A great way to encourage adults with complex communication needs to increase their communication skills is to give them a sense of control. This can be achieved by continually providing opportunities for the individual to have a say in some element of what they are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2018/04/03/tip-of-the-month-april-2018-increasing-communication-opportunities-for-adults-with-complex-communication-skills/

Tip of the Month – March 2018 – 2: Windows accessibility inbuilt features

Windows Accessibility Inbuilt Features The ease of access centre provides a centralised location where you can adjust settings manually to make your computer easier to use. Ease of access options can help make it easier to: Use your computer without a display. Narrator lets you hear audio descriptions for whatever is on the screen e.g. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2018/03/15/tip-of-the-month-march-2018-2-windows-accessibility-inbuilt-features/

Tip of the Month – March 2018 – 1: Visual scene displays

Visual scene displays: creative ways to promote communication What is a visual scene display (VSD)?   A VSD is a photo or picture used to communicate a message. The photo or picture depicts a familiar image or scene, and the user can touch buttons around the image or specific parts of the scene to communicate …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2018/03/01/tip-of-the-month-march-2018-1-visual-scene-displays/

Tip of the Month – February 2018 – 1: Writing IEP goals for developing AAC

Writing IEP goals for developing AAC The IEP process in New Zealand The Individual Education plan (IEP) “brings together a team of people closely involved with the student to collaboratively plan a program to meet the student’s needs.” The Ministry of Education provides the following information about IEPS and IPs for New Zealand students https://parents.education.govt.nz/learning-support/learning-support-needs/individual-plans-ips-and-individual-education-plans-ieps/ …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2018/02/01/tip-of-the-month-february-2018-1-writing-iep-goals-for-developing-aac/

Tip of the Month – January 2018: More PowerLink Ideas!

More PowerLink Ideas It’s always hard thinking of new ideas of what you can use your PowerLink for – so here are some new activities. Using a hairdryer A hairdryer has a surprising amount of creative uses, and the great thing is that most people have them in their homes. Use a hairdryer to dry …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2018/01/16/more-powerlink-ideas/

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