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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

21 Series Titles

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Talkabout Relationships Building Self-Esteem and Relationship Skills

Talkabout Relationships: Building Self-Esteem and Relationship Skills

1st Edition

By Alex Kelly
June 30, 1997

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 ...

Talkabout for Children 3 Developing Friendship Skills

Talkabout for Children 3: Developing Friendship Skills

2nd Edition

By Alex Kelly
September 27, 2018

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 ...

Talkabout Sex and Relationships 1 A Programme to Develop Intimate Relationship Skills

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

1st Edition

By Alex Kelly, Emily Dennis
September 05, 2017

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 ...

Talkabout for Adults

Talkabout for Adults

1st Edition

By Alex Kelly
August 14, 2015

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 ...

Who am I? Alex Kelly

Who am I?: Alex Kelly

1st Edition

By Alex Kelly
February 01, 2017

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 ...

Talkabout Cards - Group Cohesion Games Group Cohesion Activities

Talkabout Cards - Group Cohesion Games: Group Cohesion Activities

1st Edition

By Alex Kelly
July 11, 2013

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...

Talkabout Cards - Self Awareness Game Self Awareness Activities

Talkabout Cards - Self Awareness Game: Self Awareness Activities

1st Edition

By Alex Kelly
August 16, 2012

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...

Talkabout Poster Set

Talkabout Poster Set

1st Edition

By Alex Kelly
November 26, 2010

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 -...

Talkabout for Teenagers Developing Social and Communication Skills (US Edition)

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

1st Edition

By Alex Kelly, Brian Sains
July 11, 2008

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 ...

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