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Down Syndrome NSW
Level 6/410 Church St, North Parramatta
9am-5pm Monday - Thursday
T: 9841 444

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Key Word Sign: Basic Workshop (formerly Makaton)

A few places are still available at this workshop:

Saturday 9th July, 2011
9am – 3:30pm

Lifestart Nepean, 8-10 Carinya Ave,  St. Marys

Key Word Sign Presenter: Meagan Rudd

Fee: $100 for professionals;  $50 for parents

This full day Basic workshop covers the use of Key Word Sign and natural gesture to assist individuals who have difficulties with receptive and/or expressive communication.

Come along and learn how to use Key Word Sign, natural gesture and other strategies to communicate with your clients or child.

This workshop will enables participants to:

• explain the difference between Key Word Sign, Auslan and Signed English
• competently produce at least 80 signs
• select vocabulary for individual clients
• have an understanding of sign production techniques
• know where to find resources and follow up support in the use of key word sign and natural gesture
• be eligible to receive a Basic Key Word Sign Workshop certificate from Key Word Sign NSW

Morning tea and handouts will be provided, please bring your own lunch or it can be purchased at the nearby shopping centre.

For further information and to register, contact Meagan Rudd:  P 0410 691 381 E

RSVP: 6th July, 2011

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