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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
  • Talkabout Sex and Relationships 1: A Programme to Develop Intimate Relationship Skills book cover

    Talkabout Sex and Relationships 1

    A Programme to Develop Intimate Relationship Skills

    By Alex Kelly, Emily Dennis

    Talkabout Sex & Relationships 1 is a comprehensive toolkit for all therapists, educators and support staff who deliver relationship education to people with special needs. It is intended primarily to support groupwork but activities can be easily adapted to suit the needs of individuals with…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Teenagers: Developing Social and Emotional Communication Skills book cover

    Talkabout for Teenagers

    Developing Social and Emotional Communication Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly, Brian Sains

    Talkabout for Teenagers is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for older children and young adults with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. It is a complete group work resource that offers a…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Children 2: Developing Social Skills book cover

    Talkabout for Children 2

    Developing Social Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Social Skills is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Social competence is an essential aspect of our quality of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Children 1: Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem book cover

    Talkabout for Children 1

    Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Self-awareness and self-esteem is an…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Children 3: Developing Friendship Skills book cover

    Talkabout for Children 3

    Developing Friendship Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Friendship Skills is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. This resources creates the final level of the Talkabout…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Teenagers: Developing Social and Communication Skills (US Edition) book cover

    Talkabout for Teenagers

    Developing Social and Communication Skills (US Edition)

    By Alex Kelly, Brian Sains

    Talkabout for Teenagers is a comprehensive program of professional resources to help you deliver group sessions on social and relationship skills for teenagers with social, emotional or behavioral difficulties. The program follows the Talkabout hierarchy, building self-awareness and self-esteem…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout: A Social Communication Skills Package book cover

    Talkabout

    A Social Communication Skills Package, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-04-28
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Adults book cover

    Talkabout for Adults

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Adults is a practical resource to help therapists or support staff to develop self-awareness and self-esteem in adults. It has been particularly aimed at adults with an intellectual disability (learning disability) or older children with special needs. It has been adapted from…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Who am I?: Alex Kelly book cover

    Who am I?

    Alex Kelly

    By Alex Kelly

    The Talkabout 'Who am I?' cards have been designed to be used with an individual or small group to practice good communication and social skills. The cards could be used in a number of ways such as a warm up game, group cohesion activity or a closing game. They could be used to gel a new group or…

    FLC – 2013-06-12
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout Cards - Group Cohesion Games: Group Cohesion Activities book cover

    Talkabout Cards - Group Cohesion Games

    Group Cohesion Activities

    By Alex Kelly

    This collection of 20 games designed to help group cohesion can be used to enhance a social skills activity or as warm up and finishing games. Fun, quick, easy to play and use the familiar Talkabout drawings for visual cues. Contents include: 20 group games. Each game card includes instructions for…

    FLC – 2011-08-31
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout Cards - Self Awareness Game: Self Awareness Activities book cover

    Talkabout Cards - Self Awareness Game

    Self Awareness Activities

    By Alex Kelly

    This title features 20 group games to encourage self awareness and effective social skills. Fun, quick and easy to play, this game features the familiar Talkabout drawings to provide visual cues. Contents 20 group games. Each game card includes instructions for playing the game and colour coding to…

    FLC – 2011-08-31
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout Board Game book cover

    Talkabout Board Game

    By Alex Kelly

    This is a fun way to develop 5 key skill areas. This board game has been designed to support work on social communication skills, self esteem and friendship skills. The Talkabout board game is a journey through the week where a player will encounter a number of different social skills tasks that…

    GME – 2011-07-11
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout Poster Set book cover

    Talkabout Poster Set

    By Alex Kelly

    This is a superb set of posters designed to complement the Talkabout range. The posters provide visual stimulus to support work on social skills covering: Talkabout Talking - How do we communicate?; the way we talk; starting a conversation; ending conversations; listening. Talkabout Assertiveness -…

    Poster – 2010-11-26
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout Assessment book cover

    Talkabout Assessment

    By Alex Kelly

    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,…

    CD-ROM – 2010-07-23
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout DVD: Social Communication Skills book cover

    Talkabout DVD

    Social Communication Skills

    By Alex Kelly

    This is a valuable resource for anyone using the 'Talkabout' series, this video brings social skills to life! - Contains acted scenarios for each skill being taught, modelling both poor and good behaviour. This title uses a number of settings and different ages, and includes an instruction booklet…

    DVD – 2006-07-20
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout Relationships: Building Self-Esteem and Relationship Skills book cover

    Talkabout Relationships

    Building Self-Esteem and Relationship Skills

    By Alex Kelly

    The third title in the successful "Talkabout" series, "Talkabout Relationships" reflects current literature and research on developing relationships for people with learning disabilities, and aims, through groupwork, to improve self-esteem and relationship skills in people who are having…

    Paperback – 2004-08-30
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout & Talkabout Activities: Set book cover

    Talkabout & Talkabout Activities

    Set

    By Alex Kelly

    The hugely popular Talkabout, photocopiable manual, provides a framework for the development of social skills. Beginning with a basic assessment to evaluate the client's selfness, as well as the awareness of others. Talkabout Activities, is primary aimed for those using Talkabout, and gives…

    Paperback – 2004-01-01
    Routledge
    Talkabout