Talkabout: A Social Communication Skills Package

2nd Edition

Alex Kelly

Published April 28, 2016
Reference - 336 Pages
ISBN 9781909301542 - CAT# Y328878
Series: Talkabout

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This core Talkabout manual is a practical resource essential for Speech and Language Therapists and other professionals who need to help people with special needs develop social skills. Over 60 activities form an extensive, structured social skills programme that can easily be adapted for use with children, adolescents and adults. Written by bestselling author and practising Speech and Language Therapist, Alex Kelly, this book sits at the centre of an internationally renowned series of resources supporting social skills.

Contents include:

  • a social skills assessment and intervention planning tool to help you identify the best way forward for each client or group
  • over 60 activities focussing on body language, conversation and assertiveness
  • 25 group cohesion activities to help you facilitate well-run, productive group sessions
  • a wealth of handouts supporting the activities that can be freely downloaded and printed.

This updated second edition of Talkabout sits alongside Talkabout for Teenagers and Talkabout for Adults, as well as three titles published for children (Developing Self Awareness and Self Esteem, Developing Social Skills and, Developing Friendship and Skills).


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