Shop Alex Kelly Talkabout resources on the official publisher website. Talkabout provides a structured programme for teaching, measuring and developing social skills, and is published by Speechmark, an imprint of Routledge.

Alex Kelly is a Speech & Language Therapist who specialises in working with people with social skills and relationship skills difficulties. She runs her own business providing social skills training and consultancy to schools and organisations across the UK and overseas.

The core Talkabout Manual, sits at the centre of the series and provides the ideal introduction.

Over 60 activities form an extensive, structured social skills programme that can easily be adapted for use with children, adolescents and adults.

It is a practical resource essential for Speech and Language Therapists and other professionals who need to help people with special needs develop social skills.

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Talkabout for Children

  • Talkabout for Children is written for those working in primary schools to help children develop self-awareness and self-esteem, social skills, and friendship skills.

Talkabout for Teenagers and Adults

  • 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.
  • Talkabout for Adults is written for adults with an intellectual disability (learning disability) or older children with special needs.

Other Talkabout Resources by Alex Kelly

  • Talkabout Theory of the Mind is designed to support those for whom theory of mind does not come naturally.
  • Talkabout Transitions supports young people as they make the transition from education to employment.
  • Talkabout Video Library contains acted scenarios for each skill being taught, modelling both poor and good behaviour, and includes videos taken in a number of settings and with a range of different ages.