Talking Mats Course – TalkLink Trust – Christchuch Event

TalkLink Trust is a Ministry of Health & ACC contracted provider for Communication Assistive Technology services in NZ. We work with people of all ages who benefit from using augmentative & alternative communication tools and strategies.We are excited to be offering the first Talking Mats courses in New Zealand. The recent focus on Supported Decision Making, has highlighted the need for robust tools and strategies to assist people to make decisions that are important to them. Talking Mats is one such tool.

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      04 May Talking Mats Course – TalkLink Trust – Auckland and Christchurch events

      TalkLink Trust is the Ministry of Health and ACC contracted provider for Communication Assistive Technology services in New Zealand. We work with people of all ages who benefit from using augmentative and alternative communication tools and strategies.

      We are excited to be offering the first Talking Mats courses in New Zealand. The recent focus on Supported Decision Making, has highlighted the need for robust tools and strategies to assist people to make decisions that are important to them.  Talking Mats is one such tool. For more information on Talking Mats see http://www.talkingmats.com/.

      To register for the Talking Mats courses to be held in Auckland and Christchurch in May visit https://www.talklink.org.nz/index.php/2017/03/07/talking-mats-course-may-2017/

      In addition to these courses TalkLink is supporting three staff members to become accredited Talking Mats trainers, which means TalkLink will shortly be able to provide further Talking Mats courses throughout New Zealand. TalkLink would like to thank the IHC Foundation for supporting us in our initiative to have local staff accredited to provide Talking Mats training. For further information on the May courses and future training opportunities contact ann.smaill@talklink.org.nz

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