Talkabout Relationships

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Talkabout Relationships reflects current literature and research on developing relationships for people with learning disabilities, and aims, through group work, to improve self-esteem and relationship skills in people who are having difficulties in making or maintaining friends.

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SKU: 9780863884054 - 66 Categories: , , , NDIS approved: Yes Ages: 13 - 18 Author: Alex Kelly Publisher: Routledge Page count: 176 Edition: 1st Edition ISBN: 9780863884054 Publish date: August 30, 2004

Product overview

This highly illustrated, practical resource:

– Is designed to help teachers or therapists to work through self-esteem and relationship skills within a group setting in a structured way.
– Was originally written for young adults with a learning disability, it has also been used successfully with children with learning disabilities and those who present with social skills difficulties.
– Includes a staff rating assessment of a client’s relationship skills and criteria for inclusion in a relationships group, as well as a self-esteem assessment and a self-rating assessment of relationship skills.

Contains illustrated, photocopiable group activities and worksheets to address self-image, identity and self-confidence as well as the different types of relationship, the qualities of friends and some of the skills involved in improving and developing relationships.

Illustrated by the author, this hands-on group work resource is ideal for speech & language therapists, teachers, occupational therapists, community learning disability nurses and anyone working in the field of learning disability.

Recommended for: Speech and Language Therapists. Teachers, occupational therapists and nurses.

Ages: Children, Adolescent and Young Adults


– What is self-esteem?
– Self-identity: Who am i? What do i look like?
– Personal qualities: me/other people
– Situations and options
– Introduction to relationships
– Friendships
– Talking and listening
– Expressing feelings
– Trust and responsibility

-172pp A4, wire-o-bound