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Creating communication Opportunities

Practical workshops for education and health professionals, families, whanau, support workers and other interested people. These workshops looks at ways to maximise the use of low tech communication tools to support people’s expressive and receptive communication skills.

Courses include:

  • Creating Communication Opportunities throughout the School Day; designed for school teams.
  • Creating Communication Opportunities throughout the Day; designed with an adult focus.

The courses cover:

  • Developing a communication toolkit
  • Core vocabulary: what it is and how to help people 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: $100.00 per person (including GST), parents and whanau are free.

While the focus is low tech, the strategies covered can also be used with high tech speech generating devices.

Group discounts and courses tailored for specific groups are available please email courses@talklink.org.nz to discuss your requirements.


Upcoming Courses:

Christchurch, Thursday 4th April, 9:30am - 2:30pm

Hao Lounge,Te Hāpua : Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Road, Halswell, Christchurch

For further information, please download the flier here.


Dunedin, Wednesday 1st May, 9:30am - 2:30pm

Hanover Room, Dunedin City Baptist Church, 19 Main South Road, Concord, Dunedin

For further information, please download the flier here


Wellington, Friday 3rd May, 9.30am - 2.30pm

Maungaraki Baptist Church Auditorium, 164 Dowse Drive, Lower Hutt

Parking available on surrounding streets.

For further information, please download the flier here 


New Plymouth, Wednesday 29th May, 9.30am - 2.30pm

Ministry of Education office, Level 1, 37 Dawson Street, New Plymouth

For further information, please download the flier here


Tauranga, Tuesday 12th June, 9:30am - 2:30pm

BLENNZ, Tauranga Visual Resource Centre, 78 Carmichael Road, Bethlehem, Tauranga

Parking available onsite or on the surrounding streets. 

For further information, please download the flier here


Taupo, Wednesday 13th June, 9:30am - 2:30pm

Tauhara Room, REAP, 73 Titiraupenga Street, Taupo

Parking available on surrounding streets. 

For further information, please download the flier here

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