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Creating communication Opportunities Throughout the School day

Creating Communication Opportunities throughout the school day

 

 A practical course for education and health professionals, families, whanau and other interested people. This workshop looks at ways to maximise the use of low tech communication tools to support student’s expressive and receptive communication skills.

This workshop covers:

  • The essential skills you need to be a good communication partner
  • Developing a communication toolkit
  • Core vocabulary:   what it is and how to help children learn to use it
  • Modelling:  Learn how vital it is to model the use of the system and practice how to do this in a variety of contexts
  • Planning communication opportunities

 

Lots of practical tools, resources, tips and tricks will be shared.

Cost: $75.00 per person, parents and whanau are free.

Please email courses@talklink.org.nz to discuss your requirements if you would like to hire our specialist teacher for a small workshop at your organisation.

Christchurch – Term 2 – Thursday 31st May

Registrations Close Thursday 24th May

9:30 – 2:30pm

Venue: Hao Lounge, Te Hapua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Road, Halswell

 

Invercargill – Term 2 – Wednesday 6th June

Registrations Close Wednesday 30th May

9:30am – 2:30pm

Venue: Jubilee Hall, Windsor Community Church, 19 Windsor Street, Invercargill

 

Hawkes Bay – Term 2 – Tuesday June 12th

Registation’s close Thursday June 7th

9:30am – 2:30pm

Venue: Taradale Town Hall, 8 Meanee Road, Taradale 4112

 
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Jane Wendelken
I am interested in setting up environments and programmes which create opportunities for communicating at all levels and creating literacy programmes to suit the needs of my students.

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  1. Kay Kennedy

    Thanks for this, I look forward to the course.

  2. julie bond

    Hi

    can I Register Gail Walton and Holly Griffiths

    for Talk Link new Plymouth 4 august

    thanks julie

    1. Paula Shennan
      Paula Shennan

      Hi Julie, if you can please complete the registration form on this page we can complete the process for you.

      Thanks
      Paula

  3. Lisa Hill

    Hi There,

    I have registered for this course in ChCh but have not recieved any email confirmation? I have checked my spam folder. Can you confirm I am on this course?

    Many thanks
    Lisa

    1. Paula Shennan
      Paula Shennan

      Hi Lisa, I can confirm that you are on the course. Thanks

  4. Nancy

    Looks great. I am a primary teacher in a mainstream school. Would this be beneficial for me?

  5. Colleen Green

    Hi My husband and I are trying to register for the Wgtn course, but figure how to get the form to accept our phone number?

  6. Melody de Burgh

    I am a speech language therapist and look forward to this workshop

  7. Helen Pugh

    Hi
    would like to confirm I have successfully registered for the Wellington for 2 people, please.
    Helen Pugh

  8. Uma

    Hi
    I have just registered for a course. I have not received any confirmation of successful registration.
    Could you please confirm?

    1. Paula Shennan
      Paula Shennan

      Hi Uma,
      I can confirm we have received your registration. Thanks, Paula

  9. Kimberley McChesney

    Hi.
    Im a parent and i know its free but im bringing one of the teachers from my daughters kindy to the wellington course. If i register the teacher and she cant make it can i bring another teacher without registering them in her place.
    Thanks

    1. Paula Shennan
      Paula Shennan

      Hi,

      That is not a problem, we can update the details on the day, when you arrive.
      Thanks

  10. Jimmy sihombing

    I’ve registered my self and my wife in Wellington.. can you confirm that we are on this course..
    Thanks
    Jimmy

  11. Fiona Edwards

    Hi Paula

    I am currently working with two children using speak for yourself. Some information on how to use the programme and settings would be great. Thanks

    Fiona Edwards
    Waitaha School

    1. Paula Shennan
      Paula Shennan

      Hi Fiona,

      Unfortunately that most likely wont be covered in this course, I can ask someone from our South Island team to get in touch with you. In the short term, online tutorials can be found here http://www.speakforyourself.org/tutorials/
      Thanks,
      Paula

  12. Nicola Willetts

    I want to register for the invercargill course but it’s not in the selection box, are there still spaces available and if so how do I go about registering?

    1. Paula Shennan
      Paula Shennan

      Hi Nicola, apologies, this is now available to register for. Thansk, Paula

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