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Tips for reading, writing & using the phone

Tips for using the phone

FDP woman on landlineMake phone calls when you are relaxed, and take your time. Get rid of any background noise.

Be prepared with:

Think about what the other person might say. How will you answer them?

When you are on the phone:

Tips for reading

It can be tricky to process and retain written information. These tips may make it easier for you.

Tips for writing

Written by community speech-language therapists, Canterbury DHB. Adapted by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed November 2020.


See also:

Finding and recalling words

Tips for processing and recalling information

Images courtesy of Woman on phone by Stuart Miles, man reading by Ambro

Page reference: 121678

Review key: HISCD-79694