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Talking Mats Training Day - Newcastle, 20 May

Submitted by Peter Head on 3 February 2014 - 7:18pm

PRESS RELEASE FROM TALKING MATS

Talking Mats is coming to Newcastle, with a full day's practical training on Tuesday 20th May 2014. The course will be held at The CastleGate, Melbourne Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2JQ and will run from 9:30am to 4:15pm.

  • Coffee on arrival at 9:15am. Lunch is included in the cost.
  • Morning session will provide background information, hands-on experience of using Talking Mats and some film footage of people using Talking Mats.
  • Afternoon session will focus on using Talking Mats in real life situations and planning how to develop its use in participants' own work environment.

Unspoken Variety Night, London

Submitted by Peter Head on 23 January 2014 - 11:02pm

PRESS RELEASE FROM UNSPOKEN

The inclusive team at Unspoken, get Outspoken, raising money to give people without speech a voice

UnspokenUnspoken, a London-based arts, drama and entertainment organisation, are holding their second variety night on Saturday 25th January at Tottenham Chances, to raise money for a unique performing arts project that will give people without speech a voice. The evening brings together a diverse range of artists showcasing pieces based on the theme of communication

The project, which launched last year, aims to bring together people who use communication aids to express themselves (known as augmentative and alternative communication – AAC), and other artists to develop and stage a theatrical performance in 2015 that focuses on the issue of communication.

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