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  • Talkabout for Teenagers (second edition)

    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 (second edition)

    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 (second edition)

    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 (second edition)

    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

  • Sensory-Being for Sensory Beings

    Creating Entrancing Sensory Experiences

    By Joanna Grace

    Sensory-being: the enveloping of natural presentness and awareness in an unfolding sensory moment. Sensory Beings: people whose experience of the world, and meaning within it, is primarily sensory. Often these are people who do not have access to language. If you support someone who understands the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • What is 'It'?

    By Paula Nagel

    This therapeutic story focuses on low mood associated with bereavement. Sam feels low and fed up, but doesn't understand why he feels this way. Everyone else has an opinion on the change in his behaviour. His teacher thinks he is being lazy and can't be bothered to finish his work, his mum thinks…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Rollercoaster Series

  • But What If...

    By Paula Nagel

    This therapeutic story focuses on worries about transition to secondary school. Jake is in Year 6. He is worried about the transition to secondary school because he has heard many rumours, including one about the older pupils flushing first years' heads down the toilets. The story illustrates how…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Rollercoaster Series

  • Mind Reading

    By Paula Nagel

    This therapeutic story focuses on feelings of social isolation and unhelpful thinking habits linked to friendship difficulties. Stacie wonders why her best friend, Kayla, ignores her when she sees her in town at the weekend. All weekend she thinks about the possible reasons, and imagines some of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Rollercoaster Series

  • Stuck on a Loop

    By Paula Nagel

    This therapeutic story focuses on intrusive thoughts and repetitive behaviour, linked to exam anxiety. Everyone knows Gemma always gets thing 'right' and is top of the class. However she feels under pressure to do well in the Year 5 tests and is becoming increasingly worried. She thinks she has to…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Rollercoaster Series

  • The Piper Model

    By Dennis Piper

    This book is intended to be both a practical evidence-based tool and an awareness-raising resource for teachers, teaching assistants, mentors and all adults who work with children and young people who present as 'extremely challenging' in the school context. In every school there are a small number…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge

  • Social Stories for Kids in Conflict

    2nd Edition

    By John Ling

    Social Stories for Kids in Conflict is a practical guide to help young people improve their behaviour. Designed to help all those who work and/or live with young people who have difficulties with their behaviours and relationships with others, this book is a practical guide to help young people…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge
    Speechmark Practical Therapy Manual

  • The Language Kit for Primary Schools

    Talking Together

    By Jenny Dundas, Jane Hutchinson

    The Language Kit for Primary Schools is a comprehensive toolkit for teachers, SENCOs and teaching assistants who deliver group interventions in order to support language and communication in schools. Key features of the kit include: suggested strategies with clear guidelines to help practitioners…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge

  • Graphic Lives

    Essential Support Guide

    By Carol Holliday, Jo Browning Wroe

    Graphic Lives is a series of highly engaging graphic novels for young people who may need counselling and psychotherapy. Each book introduces the difficulties faced by a teenage character and follows them as they travel on their therapeutic journey with a skilled and creative therapist. The key…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Graphic Lives

  • Graphic Lives: Ava

    A Graphic Novel for Young Adults Dealing with an Eating Disorder

    By Carol Holliday, Jo Browning Wroe

    Graphic Lives is a series of highly engaging graphic novels for young people who may need counselling and psychotherapy. Each book introduces the difficulties faced by a teenage character and follows them as they travel on their therapeutic journey with a skilled and creative therapist. The key…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Graphic Lives

  • Graphic Lives: Hari

    A Graphic Novel for Young Adults Dealing with Anxiety

    By Carol Holliday, Jo Browning Wroe

    Graphic Lives is a series of highly engaging graphic novels for young people who may need counselling and psychotherapy. Each book introduces the difficulties faced by a teenage character and follows them as they travel on their therapeutic journey with a skilled and creative therapist. The key…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Graphic Lives

  • Graphic Lives: Lexi

    A Graphic Novel for Young Adults Dealing with Self-Harm

    By Carol Holliday, Jo Browning Wroe

    Graphic Lives is a series of highly engaging graphic novels for young people who may need counselling and psychotherapy. Each book introduces the difficulties faced by a teenage character and follows them as they travel on their therapeutic journey with a skilled and creative therapist. The key…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Graphic Lives

  • Graphic Lives: The Set

    By Carol Holliday, Jo Browning Wroe

    Graphic Lives is a series of highly engaging graphic novels for young people who may need counselling and psychotherapy. Each book introduces the difficulties faced by a teenage character and follows them as they travel on their therapeutic journey with a skilled and creative therapist. The key…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Graphic Lives

  • Pre-School Start

    Targeted Intervention for Language Ages 3 and 4 (Reception -1)

    By Catherine de la Bedoyere

    Pre-School Start is a practical resource that can be used with nursery children who need targeted additional help in developing communication skills. Devised by two speech and language therapists experienced in working with teaching staff, the book consists of three sets of 20 session sheets; one…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge

  • Art and Design for Children with SEN

    A Resource for Inclusive Teaching

    By Maureen Glynn

    The purpose of this book is to offer professionals working with children with special educational needs (SEN) a compilation of tried and tested themed lessons, designed to excite and involve children in developing their creative art skills. Each lesson is carefully planned with step by step…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge

  • The Selective Mutism Resource Manual

    2nd Edition

    By Maggie Johnson, Alison Wintgens

    For anyone who needs to understand, assess or manage selective mutism, this is a comprehensive and practical manual that is grounded in behavioural psychology and anxiety management and draws on relevant research findings as well as the authors' extensive clinical experience. Now in its second…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge

  • Teaching Mindfulness in Schools

    Stories and Exercises for All Ages and Abilities

    By Penny Moon

    Teaching Mindfulness in Schools is a practical teaching toolkit for educators and all professionals concerned with the social and emotional wellbeing of children. The book offers clear introductions to the many aspects and benefits of mindfulness for young people, as well as a wealth of practical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • I, Monster

    Positive Ways of Working with Challenging Teens Through Understanding the Adolescent Within Us

    By David Taransaud

    I, Monster is a resource for all professionals in health and education who work with challenging young people. The book aims to explain the issues behind challenging behaviour, to enable empathy, and to facilitate a more productive therapeutic relationship between the health/education professional…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Language for Thinking

    A structured approach for young children: The Colour Edition

    By Stephen Parsons, Anna Branagan

    This photocopiable resource provides a clear structure to assist teachers, SENCOs, learning support assistants and speech language therapists in developing children's language from the concrete to the abstract. It is based on fifty picture and verbal scenarios that can be used flexibly with a wide…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Recognising Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

    A Practical Guide to Adult Diagnosis and Beyond

    By Trevor Powell

    Written by a clinical neuropsychologist, this book is an accessible guide to everything you need to know about Asperger Syndrome, offering information and guidance, self-help and coping strategies and illustrated throughout with over 150 personal quotes, vignettes and anecdotes from clients with AS…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge

  • Writing and Developing Social Stories 2nd edition

    Practical Interventions in Autism

    By Caroline Smith

    This practical resource provides an introduction to the theory and practice of writing social stories. In addition, there are examples of successful stories to use as guides, as well as information and photocopiable (and downloadable) resources for delivering training on the use of social stories.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Basic Verbs

    2nd Edition

    By Speechmark

    Basic Verbs, 2nd Edition has been fully updated for 2016, featuring 48 professionally-photographed cards that illustrate frequently used verbs in simple settings. Each card can be selected to be used independently or grouped with others for use to encourage discussion and consideration…

    FLC – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Colorcards

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TALKABOUT

TALKABOUT is the hugely poplar resources series by Alex Kelly which includes practical books to help staff to develop social skills.

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Catalogue & Pricelist

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