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Tip of the Month April – How to backup and restore your iDevice

Regularly backing up any system you are using is important as you never know when technology will play up. There is nothing worse than having to start from scratch if you lose something, and when we are talking about someone’s communication system, you really do not want to start all over. April’s tip is all …

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Tip of the Month March

Unsure of how to carry over skills learned in one environment into another? Check out March’s Tip of the Month. Michelle gives some great simple and practical tips that she has found useful in her practice.    March 2014 Tip of the Month

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Tip of the Month – January

School holidays are coming to an end! Here is a simple idea to support your child share their news from an exciting holiday period. use these templates on their own, or as a starter for a scrap book to share at school or kindy.

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Tip of the Month – December

Are you working with a client who is in the early stages of communication development? Not sure where to start? This month’s “Tip of the Month” is all about working with emergent communicators.

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Tip of the Month – November

Are you looking for new ways to support someone’s understanding? Touch Cues may be a great tool to add to your ‘toolbox’ when working with people with significant or complex needs. Touch Cues

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Tip of the Month-October

Often, messages between school and home are written in notebooks by teachers and parents. They are read by teachers and parents, and our students play little part in the sharing of information and news.

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Activity based communication boards

Activity boards are a fantastic way to get the most out of communication opportunities for students who are developing their skills using AAC. The vocabulary for activity boards should be selected to match the targeted activity. This can help to focus your student and also help new communication partners feel comfortable.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2013/09/10/activity-based-communication-boards/

Tip of the Month – September

September has arrived and this months ‘Tip of the Month’ is colour coding. Are you using colours to code your communication system? Have you wanted some more information on why and how to use colours to code communication systems? Check out our tip of the month pdf below.

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