Don’t miss out! Must see PD

The AGOSCI National Tour is drawing near! The fabulous Caroline Musselwhite will be presenting workshops at a number of locations.

Talking the Talk: Let’s Get Interactive

Do you have students with complex communication needs who need to improve their communication skills?

This interactive session will give you the tools to support students to actually use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) – low tech or high tech or no tech!

Tools will be provided to help you support students to communicate more effectively in social settings and with their peers.

Workshop participants will:

  • Engage in multiple “try it” activities
  • Learn practical strategies
  • Gain skills to help students expand their vocabulary
  • Discover how to generalise AAC use

This year, the National Tour will visit:

  • Sydney – Monday 20th August
  • Brisbane – Wednesday 22nd August
  • Perth – Friday 24th August
  • Adelaide – Monday 27th August
  • Melbourne – Thursday 30th August

For information about the workshops please click here to download the flyer and registration form or visit here for the online registration.

There will also be half day webinars at a number of locations on Wednesday the 29th of August.

For information about the Launceston and Hobart webinars please contact Diane Symons.

For information about the Albury webinar please contact Shannon Cain.

For information about the Townsville webinar please contact Melanie Waalder.

For information about the Canberra webinar please contact Cathy Hurman.

For information about the New Zealand webinars please contact Sally Clendon.


Caroline is a really amazing and practical presenter – so we hope to see you there!

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About Charlene Cullen

Charlene has worked as a speech pathologist, supporting people with complex communication needs and learning disabilities for the past 15 years. She has worked in a variety of roles within the Disability Services of Western Australia, including Senior Speech Pathologist, Rural and Remote Resource Therapist and Regional Team Manager.

Charlene is a trained Key Word Sign (formerly Makaton) presenter, certified Hanen It Takes Two to Talk presenter and a member of the Apple Consultants Network. Charlene is also an official Proloquo2Go / Proloquo4Text trainer, and TBoxApps Trainer for Therapy Box.

Charlene has developed strong skills in and a passion for, the area of AAC and assistive technologies. She enjoys presenting workshops and providing consultancy services to support and educate parents, teachers and therapists in the use and application of inclusive technologies.

Charlene is a full time member of the Professional and Consultancy Services Team at Spectronics.

AGOSCI State Representative for Victoria (2012-present); Key Word Sign Victoria committee member (2012-present).

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