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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‚Äôs 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:

Wellington, Thursday 27 Feb 2020, 9:30am - 2:30pm

Newlands Community Centre, 9 Batchelor Street, Newlands, Wellington

Numbers are limited.

For further information, please download the flier here.


Auckland, Wednesday 18th March, 9:30am - 2:30pm

YMCA Mt Albert, 773 New North Road, Mount Albert (behind Rocket Park)

Numbers are limited.

For further information, please download the flier here.


Tauranga, Wednesday 25 March 2020, 9:30am-2:30pm

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

Numbers are limited. 

For further information, please download the flier here. 


West Coast, Wednesday 25th March 2020, 9:30am - 2:30pm

Venue TBC


Whakatane, Wednesday 20 May 2020, 9:30am - 2:30pm

Whakaari room, REAP, 21 Pyne Street, Whakatane

For more information, please download the flier here


Christchurch, Thursday 28th May 2020, 9:30am - 2:3-pm

Venue TBC


Taupo, 23 July 2020, 9:30am - 2:30pm

Tauhara Room at REAP, 73 Titiraupenga Street, Taupo

Numbers are limited.

For further information, please download the flier here. 


Rotorua, Wednesday 4th November 2020, 9:30am - 2:30pm

Kauri Room, Ministry of Education, Level 3/1144 Pukaki St, Rotorua

For further information, please download the flier here.

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