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Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk® Workshop

What is Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk?

The Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk Workshop has been designed specifically for parents of children aged 8 and under, who are experiencing language delays. This teaches you how to become your child’s most important language teacher. Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk will help you to:

  • Recognise your child’s level and style of communication
  • Identify signs that will indicate when your child is ready to upskill their language
  • Motivate and empower your child to improve their communication and interactions with others
  • Adjust everyday routines to encourage your child to take turns and keep interactions going

Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk does this by empowering you to help your child reach the following three goals:

  • Improved ability to initiate conversation
  • Improved confidence in communication
  • Improved turn-taking and back-and-forth interactions

Here are some of the valuable things you’ll learn when you attend the Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk:

  • Follow your child’s lead to build their confidence and encourage them to communicate
  • How to include more language in your interactions with your child
  • Using multiple methods, such as play and books, to encourage communication
  • Focus on how you speak to enhance your child’s understanding and ability to learn new words

Benefits of Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk

Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk Workshop incorporates a number of benefits for parents who are attending and their children:

  • Provides parents with the ability to share experiences, gain insight and make new friends
  • Provides practical strategies you can use in everyday situations
  • Improve communication with your child
  • Get feedback from a Hanen Certified speech-language pathologist on the best methods for communication

Program Structure

The Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk Workshop includes:

  • 1 orientation session
  • 1 pre-workshop consultation
  • 8 training sessions in small, personalised groups
  • 3 home visits throughout
  • A Hanen Certified speech-language pathologist leading the program

Who’s eligible for Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk?

The Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk Workshop is for parents. It is best suited to parents of children aged 0-8 years who are experiencing language delays.

If you believe that Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk Workshop is ideal for you, register your interest and a Customer Engagement Officer will contact you to confirm eligibility.

Upcoming Workshop

Please register your interest below for upcoming groups.

Register your interest for Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk Workshop today!

REGISTER

For further information please contact the Therapy Administration team:

Phone: (08) 9555 9101

Email: [email protected]

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