Talkabout for Children 2 Developing Social Skills by Alex Kelly
  

Synopsis

Talkabout for Children 2 Developing Social Skills by Alex Kelly

Designed specifically for young children (aged 4 and above) or children with special needs, this practical resource is packed with activities and games for developing social skills. Social competence is an essential aspect of our quality of life and this resource will help you to develop these skills in young children. The book includes: over 60 activities to develop social skills in body language, conversations and assertiveness; a CD with colour versions of the activities to print out and use; a teaching plan to help teachers incorporate groups into the school curriculum; a short introduction to working with children with social skills difficulties; an assessment of social skills and planning sheet for intervention; 25 excellent group cohesion activities to use within your groups; and, forms and evaluation sheets to help with the smooth running of groups. This resource has already been piloted across the UK and abroad and has proved to be very popular with teachers, therapists and children. Puppets and animals bring some of the concepts to life and new Talkabout characters help the children to learn these essential skills.

About the Author

Alex Kelly is a speech and language therapist who specialises in working with children who have low self esteem, and difficulty with their social skills and friendship skills. She spent 23 years working as a speech and language therapist in the NNHS but now runs her own company - Alex Kelly Ltd. She provides social skills training and consultancy to schools and organisations across the UK and overseas. Her company also provides speech and language therapy in a number of special schools in eh south of England. She is married to Brian sains who is her business partner and a part time teacher. He is also co-author of a number of the Talkabout resources.

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Format

Paperback
332 pages

Author

Alex Kelly
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Publisher

Speechmark Publishing Ltd an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
www.routledge.com

Publication date

1st January 2011

ISBN

9780863888694


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