PRAIRIEWOOD AAC – Augmentative and Alternative Communication July School Holidays

The AAC Day Out program helps extend communication skills through functional use of clients alternative and augmentative communication (AC) systems. 

AAC Day Out provides a motivating, fun and positive learning environment to assist with learning to use your AAC system. 

Participants will develop specific skills training for the AAC user and their communication partners in a group setting. The group will offer a structured timetable with a range of activities depending on the participant’s ages and skill levels, these activities include baking and decorating a cake, planting a garden and fun games. 

DATES:  4 day program during July school holidays (3-14 July)


LOCATION: Cerebral Palsy Alliance - Prairiewood - 224/244 Restwell Rd Prairiewood


    • Our therapy team needs volunteers to help with all aspects of the sports program
    • Tasks include setting up and packing down equipment, help run games and set activities, and of course supporting our clients
    • No experienced required - ideal for Speech Therapy or Physio Students
    • Please note due to the on-going COVID-19 situation, you may be required to wear a mask which will be provided to you.


    As a AAC volunteer, you'll be helping our therapy team to deliver a fun and engaging program that enables participants to improve AAC competencies including: 

    • Linguistic – learning and using language skills 

    • Operational – operating and using the AAC system 

    • Social – using communication for social purpose 

    • Strategic – repairing communication breakdowns 

    If this fun and rewarding role sounds like you please email Nes Kurtonal - or phone 0427 281 257


    Visitors to CPA sites are required to comply with our safe working/volunteering protocols including:

    • Revised sign in procedures for all visitors and staff including temperature checks and screening 
    • Up to date Covid vaccination including booster within 6 months of second dose
    • Practice physical distancing as per guidelines provided
    • Restricted visitor numbers per site (to ensure physical distancing can be safely followed)
    • Single entry and exit point per site
    • Additional personal hygiene and cleaning responsibilities for all visitors and staff to follow
    • All Staff and Volunteers will be asked to wear a mask (which will be supplied) whilst in a client-facing program or role


    Volunteers Team



    224-244 Restwell Road
    Prairiewood New South Wales