Events

  • Basic Training – Blended – 24th April

    Presented by: Marion Van Nierop, Key Word Sign Australia
    Date: Wednesday 24th April 2024
    Time: 10:30am – 4:30pm AEST 
    Location: Online

    In this introductory key word sign course, you will learn about the principles of key word sign and gesture, who it can be used with and how it can be used alongside other ways of communicating. You will understand how key word sign is different to Auslan, the language of the Deaf Community in Australia.

    In the practical component of the course you will learn up to 80 new signs along with common natural gestures. You will have the opportunity to practice using speech and signs together in interactive activities, building your skills in a safe and fun group environment. You will leave the workshop with a detailed plan of the next steps in your key word sign journey, as well as a host of helpful resources to support your learning.

    You will complete the theory component of your training as a self-paced eLearning module. You can learn flexibly in your own time and complete your training around other commitments. The eLearning will take you between 1 – 2 hrs. You will then complete the practical component of your training virtually online, where you, your trainer and the other participants will join from their computers.

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  • Basic Training – Half Day Workshops – 1st & 8th May

    Presented by: Key Word Sign Victoria
    Date: Wednesday 1st & Wednesday 8th May 2024
    Time: 9:30am – 1:00pm AEST 
    Location: Online 

    In this introductory key word sign course, you will learn about the principles of key word sign and gesture, who it can be used with and how it can be used alongside other ways of communicating. You will understand how key word sign is different to Auslan, the language of the Deaf Community in Australia.

    In the practical component of the course you will learn up to 80 new signs along with common natural gestures. You will have the opportunity to practice using speech and signs together in interactive activities, building your skills in a safe and fun group environment. You will leave the workshop with a detailed plan of the next steps in your key word sign journey, as well as a host of helpful resources to support your learning.

    This workshop is presented online.

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  • Basic Training – Full Day Workshop – 7th May

    Presented by: Melanie Robartson, WA
    Date: Tuesday 7th May 2024
    Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm AWST 
    Location: SensesWA, Busselton, WA, 6280

    Key Word Sign (KWS) can be used to support individuals with communication difficulties to understand and get their message across to others.

    In this workshop, you will learn the principles of KWS and gesture, who it can be used with and how it can be used alongside other ways of communicating. You will also learn up to 80 new signs along with common natural gestures, with opportunities to practice in a safe & fun group environment. You will leave the workshop with a detailed plan of the next steps in your KWS journey, as well as a host of helpful resources to support your learning.

    This workshop is presented face-to-face.

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  • Basic Training – Split Session Training – 8th, 15th & 22nd May

    Presented by: Nicoli Cooper, NSW
    Date: Wednesday 8th, 15th and 22nd May 2024
    Time: 7:00pm – 9:30pm (AEST)
    Location: Online

    Key Word Sign (KWS) can be used to support individuals with communication difficulties to understand and get their message across to others.

    In this workshop, you will learn the principles of KWS and gesture, who it can be used with and how it can be used alongside other ways of communicating. You will also learn up to 80 new signs along with common natural gestures, with opportunities to practice in a safe & fun group environment. You will leave the workshop with a detailed plan of the next steps in your KWS journey, as well as a host of helpful resources to support your learning.

    This workshop is presented online.

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  • Intermediate Training – Blended – 10th May

    Presented by: Lauren Scott, Key Word Sign Australia
    Date: Friday 10th May 2024
    Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm (AEST)
    Location: Online

    In this intermediate key word sign course, you will build your knowledge of key word sign and gesture in familiar, everyday activities, routines, games and songs. You will learn about how to create a sign environment using strategies and resources to encourage and support the use of sign.

    The focus of this course is building your skills in signing accuracy and fluency through individual, small group, and whole group activities. You will revise the signs of the Interactive Vocabulary learned in ‘Getting Started with Key Word Sign’ and learn between 80 -100 news signs.

    This workshop is available as a blended learning package. This involves a self-paced eLearning module, and a practical session presented online.

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  • Basic Training – Full Day Workshop – 11th May

    Presented by: Tania Teitzel and Jacqueline Sullivan , QLD
    Date: Saturday 11th May 2024
    Time: 8:45am – 4:00pm (AEST)
    Location: Therapy Matters – Suite 3, 43 Tallebudgera Creek Road  
    West Burleigh, QLD 4219

    Key Word Sign (KWS) can be used to support individuals with communication difficulties to understand and get their message across to others.

    In this workshop, you will learn the principles of KWS and gesture, who it can be used with and how it can be used alongside other ways of communicating. You will also learn up to 80 new signs along with common natural gestures, with opportunities to practice in a safe & fun group environment. You will leave the workshop with a detailed plan of the next steps in your KWS journey, as well as a host of helpful resources to support your learning.

    This workshop is presented face-to-face.

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  • Basic Training – Half Day Workshops – 16th & 23rd May

    Presented by: Key Word Sign Victoria
    Date: Thursday 16th & Thursday 23rd May 2024
    Time: 9:30am – 1:00pm AEST 
    Location: Online 

    In this introductory key word sign course, you will learn about the principles of key word sign and gesture, who it can be used with and how it can be used alongside other ways of communicating. You will understand how key word sign is different to Auslan, the language of the Deaf Community in Australia.

    In the practical component of the course you will learn up to 80 new signs along with common natural gestures. You will have the opportunity to practice using speech and signs together in interactive activities, building your skills in a safe and fun group environment. You will leave the workshop with a detailed plan of the next steps in your key word sign journey, as well as a host of helpful resources to support your learning.

    This workshop is presented online.

    Click here for more details.

    Register to Attend
  • Basic Training – Full Day Workshop – 16th May

    Presented by: Leigha Dark , Key Word Sign Australia
    Date: Thursday 16th May 2024
    Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm (AEST)
    Location: Online

    Key Word Sign (KWS) can be used to support individuals with communication difficulties to understand and get their message across to others.

    In this workshop, you will learn the principles of KWS and gesture, who it can be used with and how it can be used alongside other ways of communicating. You will also learn up to 80 new signs along with common natural gestures, with opportunities to practice in a safe & fun group environment. You will leave the workshop with a detailed plan of the next steps in your KWS journey, as well as a host of helpful resources to support your learning.

    This workshop is presented online.

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  • Basic Training – Full Day Workshop – 17th May

    Presented by: Key Word Sign Victoria
    Date: Saturday 11th May 2024
    Time: 8:45am – 4:00pm (AEST)
    Location: Preston Library Meeting – Room 266, Gower Street
    Preston Vic 3072

    Key Word Sign (KWS) can be used to support individuals with communication difficulties to understand and get their message across to others.

    In this workshop, you will learn the principles of KWS and gesture, who it can be used with and how it can be used alongside other ways of communicating. You will also learn up to 80 new signs along with common natural gestures, with opportunities to practice in a safe & fun group environment. You will leave the workshop with a detailed plan of the next steps in your KWS journey, as well as a host of helpful resources to support your learning.

    This workshop is presented face-to-face.

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  • Basic Training – Full Day Workshop – 18th May

    Presented by: Pashenka Gribbin, NSW
    Date: Saturday 18th May 2024 
    Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm AEDT 
    Location: University of Wollongong, NSW

    Key Word Sign (KWS) can be used to support individuals with communication difficulties to understand and get their message across to others.

    In this workshop, you will learn the principles of KWS and gesture, who it can be used with and how it can be used alongside other ways of communicating. You will also learn up to 80 new signs along with common natural gestures, with opportunities to practice in a safe & fun group environment. You will leave the workshop with a detailed plan of the next steps in your KWS journey, as well as a host of helpful resources to support your learning.

    This workshop is presented face-to-face.

    Click here for more details

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