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What is Key Word Sign?
Key Word Sign is the use of manual signs and natural gesture to support communication.  Key Word Sign is used to encourage and support language development in children and adults with communication difficulties. 
How to start using Key Word Sign?
Learning different signs and how to use them for communication is the best way to learn
Key Word Sign.
Key Word Sign Victoria runs “Getting started” sign workshops in Melbourne, Geelong and some regional centres. These workshops give you an excellent interactive signing experience.  Workshops are usually held as 1 day workshops or 2 x half day workshops.
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2016 Calendar workshop dates

Registration Brochure for workshops in 2016 available now.

The red front cover of Getting Started with Key Word Sign book
Next workshop is....

Saturday 23 July 2016 in Narre Warren.

Places filling up fast.
Get your registration in now.

Please note:
The phone number on our Calendar brochure will not be available until after 11 July 2016. Please email us at training@keywordsignvictoria.org with your enquiry.
Closing date for workshops
One week prior to the  workshop you want to attend.

The following Calendar workshop is
Saturday 27 August, 2016 in Pakenham.

Questions? Please email training@keywordsignvictoria.org

Or think about running a workshop for your own home or workplace or kinder or school.



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Presenter Training 2016.


Application Forms are now available.


Dates: 22 -  25 September, 2016 (3 1/2 days)

Where: GlenAllen School, Allen St, Glen Waverley, Victoria

Cost: $880 (GST exempt)

Email us to request your application form.

To be considered for this training opportunity, you must
- have attended a 1 day Basic Key Word Sign Workshop;
- complete the Application Form.

Applications close August 24, 2016.


Book training for your own site

Some ideas:
Family training session.
Invite people important to the person you support.
Like, mum, dad, siblings, grandma, grandpa, aunties, uncles, cousins, friends, support workers, integration teacher, teacher, swimming instructor, neighbour, physio, OT, speech pathologist, etc.


Whole team training
Invite all the staff. Include teachers, integration aides or support workers, CEO, admin staff, cleaners, school bus drivers, regular taxi drivers, OT, psychologist, physio, speech patholgoist, NDIS planner etc.

or


Key Word Sign Australia App

Key Word Sign Australia App

Key Word Sign Australia APP

It has arrived. You can get it from the itunes store.
Use the search term "Key Word Sign"
It will take you straight there.



Sign Updates
Read about our April Sign Update in our Information for Presenters page.

Our next Sign Update is Saturday August 6, 2016.
We will be creating some short videos of popular songs and stories.

Our AGM will be included in thsi Sign Update.

Please consider standing for committee.
Details will be sent to current Presenter emails.


We have a new postal address

PO Box 142 Canterbury, Vic, 3126




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