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Tips for reading, writing & using the phone

Ngā āwhinatanga e pānui ai, e tuhi ai, e whakamahi ai hoki i te waea

Tips for using the phone

Make 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 speech-language therapists, Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury. Adapted by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed July 2023.


See also:

Finding & recalling words

Tips for processing & recalling information

Page reference: 121678

Review key: HISCD-79694