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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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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2015/11/05/kiwichat-camp-2016/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2015/09/22/christchurch-walk2dfeet-mnd/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2015/08/18/walk-2-dfeet-mnd/

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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2015/07/02/talklink-and-the-cerebral-palsy-society/

Lusi’s Story

I have had the pleasure of knowing Lusi for many years now. She was one of our founding TalkLink clients and when she showed us her latest Touch Compass production we knew it was important for us to share her inspiring story. You can view Lusi’s video here

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2015/02/10/lusis-story/

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/

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