2018 Workshops

We’ve booked some fantastic venues for four workshops coming up in the next few months. Get in touch if you want more information or want to book. Helping children’s and young people’s voices be heard Oral language is part of what we all do every day and plays a key role in successful participation and […]

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TTANZ on tour

Alayne McKee and I have just got back to NZ brimming with ideas about how to take Talking Trouble Aotearoa NZ forward. We like a visual at TTANZ so this one below shows where we went, although we also met with an SLT in Glasgow who works in the prisons there, and the Exeter trip […]

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2018 so far

Our team of speech-language therapists (SLTs) is growing. Most of us are based in the Auckland region but with the expansion of our Ministry for Children, Oranga Tamariki projects, we now have SLTs in some other areas of the country. The original youth justice projects we carried out last year with Oranga Tamariki social workers […]

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Projects all over the place

Our growing team has a lot on currently but we are not complaining. They’re fascinating, stimulating pieces of work and we’re excited to see how engaged the people we are working with are in thinking about how they can adapt their own communication to help the people they are working with to communicate with effectively. We’re learning […]

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2018 Workshops coming up

We’re exploring venues and dates for workshops for a general audience of people who work with children and youth for later this year. We’re looking at including venues outside of Auckland this year, but we will still offer at least one in the Auckland region. Watch this space for an update or get in touch […]

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2017 so far

Our new website launched on Friday and we are delighted with the new layout and the amazing pictures that the artist and web designer, Carol Green has created for us. Carol has worked with us in a couple of TTANZ projects, creating live sketchnoting to help a family keep track of the complicated talk involved […]

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November news

Clare McCann and I had a fantastic day yesterday running two sessions for the NZ Paediatric Society at their Special Interest Group (Child Protection and Child Development) Satellite Day in Tauranga. The audience were very enthusiastic about reflecting on how they can adapt the communication involved in their own work and asked lots of great […]

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