Talkabout Assessment: 1st Edition (CD-ROM) book cover

Talkabout Assessment

1st Edition

By Alex Kelly

Routledge

2 pages

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CD-ROM: 9780863888052
pub: 2010-07-23
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Description

This is a social skills assessment tool. This comprehensive tool provides an assessment of social skills in the following areas: Body Language - eye contact; facial expressions, gestures, distance, touch, fidgeting, posture and personal appearance; The Way We Talk - Volume, Rate, Clarity, Intonation, Fluency; Conversation - Listening, Starting a conversation, Taking turns, Asking questions, Answering questions, Being relevant, Repairing, Ending a conversation; and, Assertiveness - Expressing feelings, Standing up for yourself, Making suggestions, Refusing, Disagreeing, Complaining, Apologising, Requesting explanations. The assessment tool provides a visual summary of a person's non-verbal, verbal and assertiveness skills and provides an excellent start-point for planning appropriate intervention.

About the Series

Talkabout

This bestselling series teaches social, emotional and communication skills for all ages. Written by a Speech and Language Therapist with years of experience working with children and adults with social difficulties, each practical workbook provides a clear programme of activities targeted to improve social skills. The topics are divided into manageable sessions with a range of activities, worksheets and handouts, and each session is introduced with lesson objectives and guidance on how to best use the materials. Ideal for use individually or in group sessions, the resources can be photocopied and evaluation sheets and record forms are provided.

Each book contains:

  • Engaging and practical resources
  • An initial assessment to decide which level needs to be taught
  • Numerous structured activity sessions
  • Planning and evaluation forms to make the most of the sessions
  • Full illustrations throughout

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Subject Categories

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