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Our Superheroes: KiwiChat Camp 2016

Lest We Forget I attended one of the most moving ANZAC ceremonies I have ever attended over ANZAC weekend. It was part of TalkLink’s very successful 4th KiwiChat Camp. Reflecting on why the ceremony was so moving, I think it can be summed up in the word “participation”. Whether it was reciting a poem or …

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OT Assistive Technology Symposium

OT ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM  AUCKLAND,  4TH – 5TH JULY 2016 TalkLink and ATANZ bring you two days of practical, hands-on workshops for occupational therapists and other professionals working in the field of assistive technology.   To be held at: 11 Sutherland Street, Pt Chevalier, Auckland Map can be found here   A detailed programme can …

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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 …

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TalkLink Trust Annual General Meeting

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    The TalkLink Trust 2015 AGM will be held at 4.30 pm Wednesday December 2 at the TalkLink Trust offices Building 51, Entry 3, Unitec Carrington Rd, Mt Albert, Auckland   The AGM is an opportunity to learn about the TalkLink Trust’s work over the past year.   Help us celebrate the International Day …

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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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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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AAC Courses 2015

The TalkLink Trust has continued to run a number of courses designed to assist people who use or support the use of AAC tools and strategies during 2014. Feedback from these courses has been very positive and we will continue to run a number of AAC related courses during 2015. We will run these courses …

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Kiwichat Day Resources – Super Heroes

In Term 4 2014, our Kiwichat Day theme was Super Heroes. We watched some of our favourite heroes on screen and talked about what makes them super, described what was happening and made comments about each video clip. Super Hero comments We made our own super hero masks and chest plates. We talked about our …

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