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Seeking Teacher Lower North Island

An experienced and motivated teacher is required to work in the dynamic area of AAC and Assistive Technology.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2014/07/08/seeking-teacher-lower-north-island/

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/

Gabi’s Blog

Gabi

My Name is Gabi. I am Deaf can New Zealand Sign Language and use My communication device because people not know sign. I have Cerebral Palsy. My favorite go to out with My Aunty Jennifer Burns. The device I used is Dynavox communication because people not know sign. In my spare time use my computer …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2012/11/15/gabis-blog/

New Developments with NZ Relay

This press release is very exciting http://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/communications-upgrade-hearing-and-speech-impaired-communities It means that a video assisted speech-to-speech relay service will be available from around October 2011. People with speech difficulties will be able to use video to help the NZ Relay, relay assistant understand what they

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2011/07/28/new-developments-with-nz-relay/

Christchurch Earthquake

TalkLink Trust and People First www.peoplefirst.org.nz have been thinking about ways we can assist people affected by the Earthquake. For some people it has been difficult to explain what has and is happening around them. Following the earthquakes in Christchurch, Michelle King, one of our Christchurch based speech-language therapists has created a social story about the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2011/05/03/christchurch-earthquake/

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