Spelling to Communicate Workshops 2018

We’re posting this to create awareness of the Spelling to Communicate Workshops which will be held in Pretoria and Cape Town, arranged by Maria Currillo and Nicola Sowah. Maria provided the text for this page.

Information events in Cape Town

We are so thankful to Autism Western Cape for letting us use their offices to make this happen! Please join us for a free informative evening which is open to parents, carers, professionals and any other people interested in getting more information about our upcoming workshop. Come and enjoy a presentation done by our team and see videos of children developing their motor and communication skills using the technique.

Coffee and snacks will be served.

The free information events are held at Autism Western Cape at 18:00 on the following dates:

  • 25 July
  • 8 August
  • 22 August
  • 5 September
  • 19 September

Thank you very much for your interest.

The actual workshops

1–5 October 2018 in Pretoria (venue to be confirmed)
8-12 October 2018 in Cape Town at the Durbanville Community Church at Corner Boland way and De Keur Road, Vierlanden, Durbanville.

Our registrations have just opened, so please sign up soon to avoid disappointment as we have a restricted number of spaces.

The cost of the workshop is as follows:

  • R6,000 for professionals (CPD points will be applied for)
  • R10,000 per participating family (one participating child plus a maximum of 2 adults)
  • R4,000 per observing parent (for parents who wish to attend the workshop without their children participating)

The workshop will run from 8:00 to 18:00 pm daily, with lots of practical sessions and opportunities to grow your skills. Daily lunch is included in the workshop fees.

We have space for 16 families only, so please start the registration process as soon as possible to make sure you reserve your spot. 

Please email me at mdlcarrillo@gmail.com or message me (Maria de Lourdes Carrillo) on +27728129727 if you are interested in registering or for further information.

You can start the registration process and reserve your spot by completing the registration form attached and doing an initial payment of 20% of the total fees (depending on what kind of participant you will be). Then you can continue paying in instalments over the next months, with all payments to be made before the workshop in October. Alternatively, you can pay the full amount upfront.