We have some new protocols to help keep everyone safe

We all have do some new things to keep each other safe. Currently it is not possible to be 100% sure if someone is or isn't contagious, however there are many simple things we can do to keep the risk low.

Before each session, we need to confirm a few details

Please complete this form which asks for your name and best contact detail in case contact tracing is necessary. This information is kept confidential and separate from our other records. We will only use it if asked for it by the official contact tracers. We will delete this information after 4 weeks.

As part of this form, we also need to check that everyone is well and that no one has been exposed to COVID-19.

Contact tracing log form

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A couple families were looking for a visual support around hand washing as we prepare to start spending more time moving from our homes to shared places like school, shops, etc.

There are heaps of great resources out there, but here is mine in case anyone has someone who feels favourable towards...

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During this pandemic rāhui, many of our students are attending school remotely as are their support professionals. My students are reporting that their school and work Zoom meetings are really tricky:

  • People can't hear their AAC
  • People can't see when they are composing
  • It is really hard to jump into the conversation

This won't fix everything, but here are two videos demonstrating of how I use screen mirroring apps to connect my iPad based AAC to the laptop during a Zoom meeting.

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Have you been wondering about your carbon footprint? I took some time this January to do some calculations (and discover some tools and resources) to see if the decisions I am making are lining up with my goal to reduce the carbon footprint of providing speech-language therapy in my community.

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Once again, we are collectively thinking about emergency situations. The most front of mind for me at the moment is the Australian Bushfires that have been raging for months now.

Here are a list of a few source of visual supports

  • Massachusetts's Show Me flip book, visuals, apps, and othe...

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