Talkabout for Children 3 Developing Friendship Skills by Alex Kelly


Talkabout for Children 3 Developing Friendship 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 friendship skills. The book includes: over 25 activities to develop friendship skills; a CD with colour versions of the activities to print out and use; a 1 year teaching plan to help teachers incorporate groups into the school curriculum; a short introduction to working with children with friendship and social skills difficulties; 25 excellent group cohesion activities to use within in 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. This is certainly a must have for anyone working with young children or children with special needs on developing their social skills and skills at making and maintaining friendships.

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 NHS but now runs her own company - Alex Kelly Ltd. She provides social skills training and consultancy to schools and organisations across he UK and overseas. Her company also provides speech and language therapy in a number of special schools in the South of England and a day service callee Speaking Space for adults with communication difficulties. She is married to Brian Sains, who is her business partner and the co-auther of a number fo the Talkabout resources.

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Spiral bound
220 pages


Alex Kelly
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Publication date

28th January 2012



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