Groupwork with Learning Disabilities: Creative Drama, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Groupwork with Learning Disabilities

Creative Drama, 1st Edition

By Anna Chesner


232 pages

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Paperback: 9780863883248
pub: 1998-08-30
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This practical manual is for anyone who has the opportunity of facilitating creative drama for people with learning disabilities. Other basic principles of working, different approaches to drama and specific structures that can be easily used. It demonstrates how creative drama can deliver many benefits to both individuals and groups including increased tolerance and respect, enhancing self esteem and developing social skills. It also includes many easy-to-follow exercises and photocopiable activities that can be used with every group.


"This useful book begins with an overview of the value of creative drama for people with learning difficulties…I am sure this book will be helpful to anyone working with people with learning disabilities either starting to do drama or wanting further creative ideas." — NAPOT Journal

"This book provides excellent advice for anyone wanting to introduce creative drama activities into their practice. It offers a good set of universal guidelines for group work…this book offers facilitators an adaptable and comprehensive tool-kit of activities for any group, irrespective of ability level or experience." — Therapy Weekly

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Special Education / Learning Disabilities