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PostSubject: Key Word Signing Workshop in Kalgoorlie, Tuesday 2nd March. FREE   Mon Feb 15, 2010 9:59 am

Key Word Signing Workshop in Kalgoorlie, Tuesday 2nd March. FREE

Presented by the Speech Pathology department from Population Health

Key word signing is the use of "signs" to assist the development of communication skills in children.
How does Key Word Signing assist communication?
• Facilitate and accelerate verbal communication.
• Assist in a child’s understanding of communication (use of sign can provide
visual support to understand instructions, questions and conversation).
• Support unintelligible or unclear speech.
• Support expressive language skills (promote communication).
• Assist in the development of eye contact, attention, and socialisation.
• Provide an individual with a non-verbal means of communication.
Who should come?
Parents/caregivers
Significant family members/friends of a child using Key Word Signing
Teachers and education assistants
Daycare workers
Health staff working with children


Date: Tuesday 2nd March
Time: 3.30pm – 5.30pm
Venue: Outpatients building at Kalgoorlie Hospital– group
room
RSVP: By Monday 22nd February 2010
Places are limited
Contact Speech Pathology Department
Ph: 90805641 or 90805640
This is a free workshop!
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