CPL's Camp Have a Chat
Camp Have a Chat is all about giving kids with disabilities a voice, and is run in Brisbane, Hervey Bay and Townsville!
CPL’s Camp Have a Chat supports children with communication difficulties to learn to speak using communication devices and technologies. Each session incorporates fun activities like visual arts, drama performances, music and more.
Campers will make new friends
and learn new communication skills,
all in a fun, supportive environment.
About Camp Have A Chat:
Who's it for?
Camp Have A Chat is for children aged 6 to 18 years
who are using a communication system, including speech generating devices, tablets with communication apps and books.
Children must attend with at least one parent/carer.
We welcome beginners
who are learning the basics of their new communication system, as well as experienced users
who are more than happy to share their skills and experiences.
What communication systems are used?
Campers use a range of communication devices including:
- Speech generating devices like DynaVox, Tobii or PRC unity based systems.
- iPads with communication apps like Proloquo2go, Predictable or Compass.
- Communication books like PODDS
We’re always developing new and exciting Children's Therapy Groups
. Contact us
to find out more!
Camp Have a Chat upcoming dates!
What happens at camp?
- Lots of fun activities designed to develop communication, social skills and confidence.
- Families can access support from experienced speech pathologists and occupational therapists.
- Inspirational mentors share their life experiences and stories.
- Campers make lifelong friends who share some of their unique experiences.
Looking for support with communication and assistive technology?
At CPL, we can offer you advice, prescriptions and trials for a wide range of children’s assistive technology. Learn more about communication and assistive technology.
Are you interested in volunteering at Camp Have A Chat?
Are you currently a student of, or hold qualifications in Occupational Therapy? Apply today.
If you would like more information, please contact Camp Coordinator, Karen Nivala, directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 3637 6350
on Monday or Wednesday.
Register your interest today! Simply call 1800 275 753 or fill in the form below.
Camp Have a Chat is an NSO funded project. This funding requires that each child’s application must be supported by their school. On receiving your application you will be sent a school request form. This will need to be completed by your child’s primary education contact and signed by their principal. Following this your full registration package will be provided. Please contact CHAC team if you require any support with this process.