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Help get kids to KiwiChat Camp 2016

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KiwiChat Camp is an intensive 5 day long camp for children using Augmentative Communication systems to meet new people and have fun!

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  Nationwide Technology Disability Event

Following on from successful camps run in 2010, 2012 and 2014, TalkLink are running another camp in 2016. The Camp is held at Totara Springs in Matamata for 5 days. The theme of the camp in 2016 is Superheroes.

Intensive communication therapy will be provided each morning and the afternoon will involve activities and opportunities for everyone to practice the skills they have learnt in the morning.

A separate sibling recreation program will be run as well as a parent information sessions. Mentoring will be provided by experienced adult communication device users.

The attendees at KiwiChat camp have the opportunity to participate in activities that they may never have the option to elsewhere. This includes abseiling, attempting the Flying Kiwi and going down the 2nd longest Hydroslide in NZ!

About us

work with people of all ages, who have a disability and have difficulties with speech, written communication, learning or controlling their environment.

The TalkLink service can help people with a Physical, Sensory, Cognitive, Intellectual, Learning or Age related disability which prevents them from: producing legible writing at an adequate speed

producing intelligible speech

processing receptive or expressive language

learning to communicate in speech or writing

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  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 29 Mar 2016



  • Cyma Limited

    Cyma Limited on 24 Mar 2016


    Keep up the good work.


  • Deryn

    Deryn on 04 Mar 2016


    Thanks Talklink for the amazing work you do!


  • Rebekah

    Rebekah on 02 Mar 2016


    Go Team Awesome!!!!


  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 07 Nov 2015


    Hope our granddaughter and her friends have a great camp in 2016.


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This page was created on 5 Aug 2015 and closed on 31 May 2016.
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