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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.

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Next workshop is....

Saturday 5 November, 2016 in Hoppers Crossing.

There are only a few places left for this workshop now.

with your enquiry.
Closing date for workshops
One week prior to the  workshop you want to attend.

The next Calendar workshop is in 2017. 
Register your interest in a 2017 Calendar workshop by emailing training@keywordsignvictoria.org or keep up to date via our Facebook page or visiting us here. 

Questions? Please email training@keywordsignvictoria.org

Or

Run a workshop for your own home or workplace or kinder or school. Choose the date, time and venue that suits you.



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Presenter Training 2016.


A wonderful Presenter Training was held 
22 -  25 September, 2016 at GlenAllen School,                                        Glen Waverley, Victoria.

We have 25 new Presenters, from Tasmania, Victoria &
New South Wales.

Victoria usually run Presenter Training every 2 years. If you cannot wait that long for the next Vicotrian Presenter Training, there are still a few places in the 2016 Queensland and Western Australia
Presenter Training. Email us to find out more.

To be considered for Presenter Training, you must
- have attended a 1 day Basic Key Word Sign Workshop;
- complete the state based Application Form.


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
We have just had our last Sign Update for the year, as part of teh conclusion to the 2016 Vicotria Presenter Trianing. Thansk to all the current Presenters who came along.



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We have a new phone number

 0499 522 711


Key Word Sign Western Australia Inc.
Key word Sign Queesland.
Key Word Sign Tasmania.