216 pages | 359 Color Illus.
Alex Kelly’s internationally renowned Talkabout books are a series of practical workbooks designed to develop the self-awareness, self-esteem, and social skills of people with special needs. The three Talkabout for Children books, now in their second edition, are specifically designed to provide a foundation of social skills through which children can grow and develop with confidence. Revised for US professionals, and with a new Foreword by Nancy Tarshis and Debbie Meringolo (Altogether Social LLC, New York), Talkabout for Children 3 focuses on the skills necessary to develop and maintain healthy friendships.
This book is an invaluable resource for therapists, teachers, child psychologists, and all professionals looking to develop the friendship skills of children aged 4 + or children with special needs.
Foreword Preface Initial Assessment Topic 1 What is a friend? Topic 2 Friendly behaviours Topic 3 Choosing a friend Topic 4 Starting out Topic 5 Being a good friend Topic 6 Coping with problems Plan of intervention Forms Index
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: