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The Big Grid Day  

12th March 2020

Brisbane

Overview: This one-day event will provide steps to get everyone onboard and successfully implementing devices for Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) and computer access. Smartbox trainers are visiting from U.K. so we will have the latest ideas from Europe and direct from the developer of the Grid 3, Grid for iPad, Look to Learn and the Grid Pad devices. Melbourne and Brisbane sessions only so we’d love you to join us from wherever you are.

Where: Boondall, Brisbane

When: 12th March 2020

Time:  09.45am to 03.00 pm

Cost:  $47.00

Presenter: Smartbox Presenters Nick Ward & Kerry Vacara

Registrations Close:  6th March 2020

Contact: Tracey Bode E: tracey@zyteq.com.au

                                        1 Day Key Word Sign Workshop

14th March 2020

Key Word Sign - Hamilton Victoria


Overview:  What is in the workshop?

The one day Key Word Sign workshop includes: An interactive teaching environment; learning a basic vocabulary of signs to use in everyday settings; how to choose which signs to teach; principles of Key Word Sign and Gesture; and how sign helps communication development.

Suitable for: Speech Pathologists, Parents/Carers, Family & Community Members, Childcare & Disability Staff, Teachers, Educators & Support Workers, other Allied Health Professionals, Anyone in the community. Every participant in a Victorian Calendar Key Word Sign workshop receives the current edition of Getting started with Key Word Sign (Auslan Edition) as part of their registration. Registration also includes: Morning & afternoon tea. Please BYO lunch. Registration and further detail online: www.trybooking.com/578596 

or visit keywordsignvictoria.org

Where:  15 Kerr Street, Hamilton

When: 14th March 2020

Time:  Starting at 09.30 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

Presenter: Victorian Key Word Sign Presenter

Contact: Zita Canning@  Email: admin@keywordsignvictoria.org

Cost: $180 + get

Registration close: 7th March 2020



Two-day Introductory PODD Workshop

30th March 2020

Sydney


Overview: This workshop provides participants with an understanding of the theory and practice related to Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD) communication systems. PODD communication systems assist people with complex communication needs to learn language and communicate.

This workshop is suitable for people who are involved in development of PODD communication systems for individuals, such as speech pathologists, teachers, parents and others involved as key communication partners and team members.

Where:  Clive Austen Conference Centre, Royal Rehab, 235 Morrison Road, Ryde, NSW, 2112

When:  30th March 2020 

 Time:      09.00 am to 05.00 pm

Presenter:  Harriet Korner

Cost:           $470 Early Bird by 28th February 2020

                     $520 Full Rate  

Registration Close: 23rd February 2020


Learn to Write Easy English

6th & 7th  April 2020 

Adelaide


Overview:  Access Easy English present Learn to write Easy English - 2-day writing course

44% of the adult Australian population do not have the literacy to manage a range of day to day reading tasks. Discover how to include Easy English in every suite of publications you develop for the public. Hear about the latest research, about the legislative and policy framework that underpins Easy English; Identify Easy English compared with Easy Read, the latest research and know what is relevant for your audience. You will learn about all aspects of how to develop quality Easy English, and have the opportunity to practice this during the 2 days with Cathy's assistance.

This workshop is appropriate for anyone who writes for the public.

Learning objectives and more information in the flyer at www.accesseasyenglish.com.au/training Bring to the course: A document or brochure or flyer or other written material to begin to develop into Easy English. It can be useful to have a laptop Suitable for: Anyone who writes information for the public, eg: Speech Pathologists, other therapists, communications staff; support workers, disability advocates, teachers, community educators, researchers, report writers, website writers, lawyers, work safety staff, NDIS staff, NDIS providers, My Aged Care providers, project workers, Health Promotions writers.....

Bookings Flyer at www.accesseasyenglish.com.au/training; Bookings: www.trybooking.com/584353, or Request an invoice for Accounts Payable email cathy@accesseasyenglish.com.au


Where:  Spot Co-Working, Lower Level, 12 Pirie Street, Adelaide

When: 6th April 2020

Time:  Starting at 09.15 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

Presenters: Cathy Basterfield

Contact: Email: cathy@accesseasyenglish.com.au

Cost: $675.00 + GST

Registration close: 30th March 2020


 Learn to Write Easy English

15th & 16th June  2020

Sydney

 

A 2 day event. Learn to write Easy English.

15 & 16 June, 2020.

44% of the adult Australian population do not have the literacy to manage a range of day to day reading tasks. Discover how to include Easy English in every suite of publications you develop for the public. Hear about the latest research, about the legislative and policy framework that underpins Easy English; Identify Easy English compared with Easy Read, and know what is relevant for your audience. You will learn about all aspects of how to develop quality Easy English, and have the opportunity to practice this during the 2 days with the assistance of the trainer.

This workshop is appropriate for anyone who writes for the public.

More details & flyers at:  www.accesseasyenglish.com.au

Book directly via:  www.trybooking.com/585935

Where:  New South Wales Teachers Federation, Level 1, 23-33 Mary Street, Surry Hills

When: 15th & 16th June 2020

Time:  Starting at 09.15 am - Finishing at 4.30 pm

Presenters: Cathy Basterfield

Contact: cathy@accesseasyenglish.com.au

Cost: $675.00+gst

Registration close: 8th June 2020

Learn to Write Easy English

8th & 9th  July 2020

Melbourne


Overview: A 2 day event. Learn to write Easy English. 

44% of the adult Australian population do not have the literacy to manage a range of day to day reading tasks. Discover how to include Easy English in every suite of publications you develop for the public. Hear about the latest research, about the legislative and policy framework that underpins Easy English; Identify Easy English compared with Easy Read, and know what is relevant for your audience. You will learn about all aspects of how to develop quality Easy English, and have the opportunity to practice this during the 2 days with the assistance of the trainer. This workshop is appropriate for anyone who writes for the public.

More details and flyer at: www.accesseasyenglish.com.au 

Book directly at: www.trybooking.com/593970 

Where:  Centre for Excellence in Child & Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St, Melbourne

When:  8th & 9th July 2020

 Time:      09.15 am to 04.30 pm

Presenter:  Cathy Basterfield

Cost:       $ 675 + get    

Registration Close: 1st July 2020




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