Pocket Adult Life: Colorcards: 1st Edition (Flashcards) book cover

Pocket Adult Life: Colorcards

1st Edition

By Speechmark

Routledge

48 pages

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Flashcards: 9780863885877
pub: 2006-10-12
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Description

For a comprehensive series of daily living activities, these photographic flashcards provide clear and appealing images of 40 of the most common activities for daily living. Essential for all professionals and carers working with older adults with communication difficulties, these cards are a flexible tool to aid communication; develop vocabulary; initiate conversation and discussion; and to encourage independence. It includes: household chores (eg, vacuuming/dusting; making the beds; ironing; washing up; doing the laundry); personal hygiene (eg, bathing; cleaning teeth; dressing; going to the toilet; getting a haircut); out and about (eg, shopping; driving; walking; riding a scooter; catching a bus); financial (eg, collecting pension; paying for items; paying bills; writing a cheque); and, at home (eg, making tea; telephoning; making a sandwich; preparing dinner; sleeping; getting out of bed).

About the Series

Colorcards

This bestselling series contains inspiring, professional materials designed to help develop both language and social skills. Uniquely created for use by professionals including speech and language therapists and educators, colorcards® are designed to support students of all ages and abilities.

Each box comes with an instruction booklet and flashcards which are designed to:

  • Improve attention, language and observation skills, including listening, understanding, vocabulary, writing skills, expressive language, auditory memory, sequencing, turn-taking, classification, logical thought and problem solving
  • Encourage and inspire visual and kinaesthetic learners
  • Develop emotional literacy
  • Create a five minute warmer or filler, or form the main part of a session

The images of real objects, people, situations and activities are chosen and photographed with great care to maximise the educational benefit for students from early years through mainstream education and special education, to adult learning and ESOL.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED007000
MEDICAL / Audiology & Speech Pathology