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Seeking 2nd Speech-Language Therapist

TalkLink Trust Upper North Island The TalkLink Trust Upper North Island office is currently seeking a friendly, efficient and experienced Speech-Language Therapist who has, or wishes to gain, advanced skills in the area of assistive technology. This is a unique opportunity to join an amazing team in a growing and rewarding area of work. If …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2014/12/18/seekin-2nd-speech-language-therapist/

Seeking Speech-Language Therapist

Speech-Language Therapist Parental Leave Cover   December 2014 Are you a motivated Speech-Language Therapist who enjoys technology and wants to join a specialist team? The TalkLink Trust is currently seeking expressions of interest from experienced speech-language therapists who have, or who wish to gain, advanced skills in the area of assistive technology. We are soon …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2014/12/16/seeking-a-speech-language-therapist/

Hey there Campaign – AttitudeLive

AttitudeLive want to invite the young people involved with Talklink living with a disability to take part in the Hey There campaign, which aims to empower and unite young disabled New Zealanders between the age of 16 and 25. Hey There is a social change campaign run by the team at AttitudeLive and funded by the Ministry for Social

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2014/10/16/3423/

Thank you letters from Kaka St Special School!

On Wednesday the 13th of August 2014, we had a Kiwichat Day in the Bay of Plenty region. It was the first time this group of kids and adults had got together for this kind of event. We all had a fantastic time watching and talking about movies! Everyone had a go at writing a fan letter to their favourite

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2014/08/21/thank-you-letters-from-kaka-st-special-school/

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/

Mackenzie and Minspeak

Mackenzie Kench has used AAC tools and strategies most of her life. As part of a University assignment she had to create a 10 minute documentary. Mackenzie says: “I decided to do a documentary about Minspeak, because many people I meet are baffled by how I communicate.  

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2013/06/05/mackenzie-and-minspeak/

Help Get Kids to KiwiChat

TalkLink is raising donations to help fund the KiwiChat camp. Please help us by clicking on the Givealittle donation box on our website. Every little bit counts here, no matter how small your donation it will help make this a reality for the kids who attend this very special event. Help spread the word to all your …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2013/05/28/help-get-kids-to-kiwichat/

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