February 24, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 240 Pages
ISBN 9781138596948 - CAT# K387496
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The revised second edition of this practical manual is filled with easy-to-follow exercises and activities designed to facilitate creative drama sessions for people with learning disabilities. The activities in this book bring together music, theatre, movement and storytelling to not only develop fun and engaging group sessions, but to build confidence, increase self-esteem, and develop social and emotional awareness in group members. Highly sensitive to the range of learning needs and physical abilities of group members, the activities have been created to be engaging for a broad range of individuals regardless of age and ability, and can be adapted for use in a multitude of sectors such as education, psychology and speech and language therapy.
Key features of this edition include:
With its wealth of guidance, practical and adaptable activities and easy-to-follow structure, this is an invaluable resource for anybody leading or supporting children, young people and adults in creative drama.
INTRODUCTION OVERVIEW 1 ARRIVALS AND GREETINGS 2 BODY WORK 3 SENSORY WORK 4 VOICE WORK 5 LIFE SKILLS 6 GAMES 7 PUPPETS 8 IMPROVISATION 9 DRAMATISATION 10 FAIRY TALES 11 PERFORMANCE 12 DE-ROLING 13 CLOSURES 14 EVALUATION FURTHER READING