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Enjoy this interactive and fun workshop where you will learn up to 80 signs plus natural gestures that can improve your interactions with people with communication difficulties. This workshop is perfect for:

·parents

·carers

·siblings

·friends

·family

·early childhood educators

·teaching staff

·health professionals

·support workers

·anyone who wants to know more about key word sign

This is an endorsed Key Word Sign Australia (KWSA) workshop delivered by Angela de Silva (Speech Pathologist), an accredited KWSA presenter.

No prior sign experience is necessary.

What is KEY WORD SIGN?

Key word sign is an intervention approach and communication method to help children and adults with communication difficulties have a say in life. It can be used:

·as a bridge to help speech develop

·as a supplement for speech that is unclear

·as an alternative form of communication when talking is too challenging

·as a tool to help understand what others have to say

·to promote an inclusive communication environment that values all the different ways people can communicate

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP?

In this interactive workshop participants will learn:

·a vocabulary of signs to use in everyday settings

·how to choose which signs to teach

·principles of key word sign and gesture

·how signing helps communication development

The workshop includes:

·A package of resources

·Official KWSA Workshop certificate

·Getting Started with Key Word Sign Book (Auslan Edition)

·Royalty paid to KWSA (State Branch) for every participant in order to support for the use of Key Word Sign in our community.

MORE INFORMATION

Cost: $350 per participant + additional online booking fee ($8.50)

Attendance fee includes:

·your own copy of the "Getting started with keyword sign" book

·full day workshop online that is fun and interactive

Workshop starts at 9.00am - registration from 8.45 am.

Workshop finishes at 4.00pm

****PLEASE BE AWARE: Workshop may be cancelled if not enough people register to do the workshop. In this instance, we will attempt to contact you as soon as possible by phone and email.

Only participants in Key Word Sign Accredited Workshops can use their certificate of attendance to apply for Presenter Training and become an Accredited Key Word Sign Presenter in the future.

Location: Online - you will be emailed the link to log into for the workshop a day prior

Contact Angela de Silva if you have any further questions:

Ph: 0406404767

email: angela.gds@outlook.com


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Refunds up to 14 days before the event

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Angela de Silva
Angela de Silva
0406404767

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