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Easy English writing courses

Presented by Cathy Basterfield

Melbourne - 14/15 May - Bookings at https://trybooking.com/355063

Tweed Heads 30/31 July (straight after ISAAC) - bookings at https://www.trybooking.com/361465

Sydney - August TBC

For more information - call Cathy Basterfield 0466 579 855 or email cathy@accesseasyenglish.com.au


Apps for Communication: An introductory workshop - Melbourne

  • Presented by Speech Pathologists from ComTEC

Where? Yooralla Braybrook Central West Shopping Centre Shop C1 67 Ashley St, Braybrook, Victoria

  • Date 14/06/2018
  • 10:30 AM -1:00 PM
  • Cost $95

More information - comtec@yooralla.com.au

Registrations close 11/06/2018

We know that the choice of apps for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) can be overwhelming. Finding the right information and getting specialised support can be challenging. Yooralla’s speech pathologists can equip you with practical skills to sift through the jargon and learn what is important when exploring communication apps.


Workshops by Dolly Bhargava, SLP, from Behaviour Zen

    Title: Developing Emotional Regulation Skills for Individuals with Anxious, Oppositional and Aggresive Behaviours Workshop ADELAIDE

    Date: 16th of May 2018 Time: 9am - 3pm

    Venue: Australian Education Union, 163 Greenhill Road, Parkside, South Australia 

    Booking:  https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=360508&


    Title: Assessing-Preventing-Managing Challenging Behaviours Workshop ADELAIDE

    Date: 17th of May 2018  Time: 9am - 3pm

    Venue: Sage Hotel, 208 South Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

    Booking:  https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=360513&


    Title: Teaching Students Affected by Trauma Workshop ADELAIDE

    Date: 17th of May 2018 Time: 3:30pm - 7pm

    Venue: Sage Hotel, 208 South Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

    Booking:  https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=366017&


    Title: TQI Approved Teaching Students Affected by Trauma Workshop CANBERRA

    Date: 31st  of May 2018 Time: 9:00am - 3:00 pm

    Venue: YWCA House, 71 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra, ACT

    Booking: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=366387&


    Developing Emotional Regulation Skills in individuals with Anxious, Oppositional and Aggressive  Behaviours  (Brisbane, 25th of June, Towsnville 27th of June, Cairns 29th of June, $220 inc GST)

    Assessing, Preventing and Managing Challenging Behaviour  (Brisbane 26th of June, Townsville 28th of June, $220 inc GST)


    Positive Behaviour Support Online Courses - enrol at www.behaviourzen.com 


    Enquiries: Please email Dolly Bhargava at behaviourzen@mail.com or qualitycommunication1@gmail.com or call on 0423 293 254 


    Kids Chat 2 You workshops

    Find the right communication aid for your child

    At Kids Chat 2 You, we provide communication aids, such as books, picture-based timetables, social stories and apps for children with complex communication needs.

    Book your free workshop!

    More info at bit.ly/kidschat2you


    Communication & Inclusion Resource Centre - 2018 Information Sessions in Melbourne, Victoria

    SESSIONS:

    Talking Mats Foundation Workshop

    Easy English: An Introduction 

    iPads for Communication

    PREVENTION OF ABUSE: Addressing Abuse and Neglect Towards Children and Adults with Disability

    Better communication to positively support people with a disability who have behaviours of concern

    Social participation and inclusion for people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities

    Switch it up: How to use switches to communicate

    Sensory Focused Stories

    Armchair Travel

    Got a Communication System, now what? How to support AAC

    Communication Access – Half Day Training

    click here for more information about any of these workshops

    Two Way Street workshops

    Proloquo2Go 1: Programming
    Learn how to program the Proloquo2Go communication app and get it set up and ready for great conversations. We recommend attending Proloquo2Go 2 on Tue 8 May to continue your learning.
    DATE: Monday 9 April - 
    TIME: 5:30pm – 8pm

    VENUE: Two Way Street, 662 Goodwood Rd, Daw Park SA

    Register here for 1 or both Proloquo2Go workshops: http://twsworkshops.pages.ontraport.net/1804PLQ_Flyer

     

    Proloquo2Go 2: Get Talking
    ​​​​​​​A brilliant tool isn’t enough to help your child develop better communication, you also need the right knowledge and skills. This workshop will help you to understand what is required to better communicate with your child and tips to get you started. 
    DATE: Tuesday 8 May - 
    TIME: 5pm – 8pm

    VENUE: Two Way Street, 662 Goodwood Rd, Daw Park SA

    Register here for 1 or both Proloquo2Go workshops: http://twsworkshops.pages.ontraport.net/1804PLQ_Flyer

     

    2 Day Introductory PODD Workshop
    ​​​​​​​This very popular workshop is essential for parents, teachers, speech pathologists, SSO’s and anyone who has someone in their lives who communicates with a PODD communication system. Presented by our director and SA’s only certified PODD presenter, Janelle, this workshop will provide you with an in-depth understanding of PODD.
    DATE: Friday 11 and Saturday 12 May - 
    TIME: 9am – 4:30pm

    VENUE: Rydges South Park, 1 South Terrace, Adelaide SA

    Morning and afternoon tea and lunch provided as well as a comprehensive PODD workshop manual.

    Register here: http://twsworkshops.pages.ontraport.net/1805PODD_Flyer  


    Key Word Sign Vic 2018 workshops

    The one day introduction to Key Word Sign workshops

     

    Book via www.Trybooking.com  or the registration Form on our website www.keywordsignvictoria.org

    Dates and Venues

    May 12        Alma Road Neighbourhood House - 200 Alma Road, St Kilda East  www.Trybooking.com/367717    

    June 24        Glenallen School - 7 Allen Street, Glen Waverley www.Trybooking.com/367724    

     July 28        Dandenong Valley SDS - Victoria Road, Narre Warren www.Trybooking.com/367732    

     September 8    North Richmond Community Health - 23 Lennox Street, Richmond www.Trybooking.com/367737    

     October 27     Vermont South Special School - 22-30 Livingstone Road, Vermont South www.Trybooking.com/367740     

    Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display – with Harriet Korner

    Introductory PODD Sessions & PODD Interest Group Meetings - 2018

    One-hour introductory talks to PODD communication systems will be available prior to

    PODD Interest Group Meetings. These are designed for people who are new to PODD.

    PODD Interest Group meetings will be of interest to people who are implementing PODD

    communication systems and/or have attended a PODD Workshop. Anyone who has

    attended a PODD Workshop or an Introductory PODD session is welcome to attend.

    Cost: $10 to attend the Introduction to PODD Session;

     $10 to attend the PODD Interest Group.

     For further information, please contact Harriet Korner at hkorner@netspace.net.au

    Venue: Royal Rehab – Charles Blunt Meeting Room

     235 Morrison Rd, Ryde, NSW, 2112.

    • ·         22 March 5pm – 6pm: Introduction to PODD Session
    • ·         6pm – 8pm: PODD Interest Group Meeting
    • ·         25 May 9am – 10am: Introduction to PODD
    • ·         10am – 12 noon: PODD Interest Group Meeting
    • ·         23 August 5pm – 6pm: Introduction to PODD Session
    • ·         6pm – 8pm: PODD Interest Group Meeting
    • ·         16 November 9am – 10am: Introduction to PODD
    • ·         10am – 12 noon: PODD Interest Group Meeting


    Participate Assistive Technologies (PAT) - workshops 2018

    Participate Assistive Technologies (PAT) is a statewide assistive technology service based in Hobart and Launceston. 

    If you require further information please contact Participate Assistive Technologies on
    (03) 6238 1888 or email Katie Greatbatch (katiegreatbatch@stgiles.org.au) or Bec Griffin (becgriffin@stgiles.org.au).

    TASTER SESSIONS

    Literacy Support Software & Apps – 1 hour

    Date:   Monday 22nd October                    Date: Wednesday 9th May

    Time: 10am                                          Time: 10am

    Venue: St Giles (Hobart)                              Venue: St Giles (Launceston)

    Cost: $ 15                                             Cost: $15

    Environmental Control System – Smart Homes – 1 hour

    Date:   Monday 3rd September                   Date: Thursday 6th September

    Time: 10am                                          Time: 10am

    Venue: St Giles (Hobart)                              Venue: St Giles (Launceston)

    Cost: $ 15                                             Cost: $15

    LANGUAGE ACQUISTION THROUGH MOTOR PLANNING (LAMP) –

    WORDS FOR LIFE WORKSHOPS

    LAMP – Introductory Workshop – 7 hours

    Date: Monday 12th November - Time: 9:00am-4:00pm

    Venue: St Giles (Hobart), 11a Gant St, Lenah Valley

    Cost: $220 - Registration closing date: Monday 15th October

    Lunch, tea and coffee, and LAMP manual provided

    LAMP – Words for Life App Programming Workshop – 3 hours

    Date: Thursday 10th May - Time: 9:30am-12:30pm

    Venue: St Giles (Launceston), 65 Amy Rd, Newstead - Cost: $80

    Registration closing date: Thursday 12th April 

    Light refreshments will be provided

    Bring iPad with Words for Life app

    AND

    Date: Monday 14th May - Time: 9:30am-12:30pm

    Venue: St Giles (Hobart), 11a Gant St, Lenah Valley - Cost: $80

    Registration closing date: Monday 2nd April  

    Light refreshments will be provided

    Bring iPad with Words for Life app

    LAMP Practical Workshop (on Words for Life app or on Accent Speech Generating

    device) – 3 hours

    Date: Thursday 24th May - Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm  

    Venue: St Giles (Launceston), 65 Amy Rd, Newstead - Cost: $80

    Registration closing date: Thursday 10th May

    Light refreshments will be provided

    Bring iPad with Words for Life app or Accent device if possible

    AND

    Date: Monday 28th May Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm  

    Venue: St Giles (Hobart), 11a Gant St, Lenah Valley - Cost: $80

    Registration closing date: Monday 30th April

    Light refreshments will be provided

    Bring iPad with Words for Life app or Accent device if possible

    EYEGAZE WORKSHOPS

    Introduction to Eyegaze – 2 hours

    Date: Tuesday 5th June - Time: 9:30am – 11:30am

    Venue: St Giles (Launceston) 65 Amy Rd, Newstead - Cost: $60

    Registration closing date: Tuesday 22nd May

    Light refreshments will be provided

    AND

    Date: Thursday 21st June - Time: 9:30am – 11:30am

    Venue: St Giles (Hobart) 11a Gant St, Lenah Valley - Cost: $60

    Registration closing date: Thursday 7th June

    Light refreshments will be provided

    PROLOQUO2GO WORKSHOPS

    Proloquo2go Practical Workshop – 3 hours

    Date: Monday 6th August Time: 9:30am-12:30pm

    Venue: St Giles (Hobart), 11a Gant St, Lenah Valley - Cost: $80

    Registration closing date: Monday 16th July

    Light refreshments will be provided

                Bring iPad with Proloquo2go app if possible

    AND

    Date: Wednesday 22nd August - Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm

    Venue: St Giles (Launceston), 65 Amy Rd, Newstead - Cost: $80

    Registration closing date: Wednesday 8th August

    Light refreshments will be provided

                Bring iPad with Proloquo2go app if possible

    iPAD WORKSHOPS

    iPads Basics – 2 hours

    Date: Monday 15th October - Time: 10am – 12pm

    Venue: St Giles (Hobart), 11a Gant St, Lenah Valley - Cost: $60

    Registration closing date: Monday 1st October

    Light refreshments will be provided

    Need to bring/supply your own iPad for this session

    AND

    Date: Wednesday 24th October

    Time: 10am – 12pm

    Venue: St Giles (Launceston), 65 Amy Rd, Newstead


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