COVID-19 Response at Fishpond.com.au

Read what we're doing...

Helping Children to Improve Their Communication Skills
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Part 1. Theoretical and practical background. 1. Introduction: Developing a therapeutic imagination. 2. Communication well-being. 3. Play as a therapeutic tool for communication. 4. Structuring the emotional environment. 5. Working in different settings. Part 2. Activities and games. 6. Beyond the beanbag! 7. Big space activities and games. 8. Being creative with paper and pencil activities. 9. Role play, story-telling and guided imagery. 10. Conversation games. 11. Thinking skills activities. 12. Construction activities. 13. Parachute games. 14. Music and movement activities. Appendix. Keeping it all going: The transfer and maintenance of skills. Activities index. References.

About the Author

Deborah M. Plummer has over 20 yearsa?? experience of facilitating groups and working individually with both children and adults. Formerly a clinical lead therapist working within the NHS, she also has extensive experience as a senior lecturer in aspects of health psychology and counselling. She regularly runs workshops and short courses on the uses of imagery, games and story-telling in the promotion of well-being. Deboraha??s website can be found at www.deborahplummer.co.uk.

Reviews

Deborah M. Plummer's "Helping Children to Improve Their Communication Skills: Therapeutic Activities for Teachers, Parents and Therapists" (9781843109594, $32.95) Packs in fun ideas to help kid ages 4-11 with a speech or language disorder to develop communication skills. Activities, games and techniques for helping kids develop specific skills accompany tips for customizing the activities and a theory section covering how play can be a therapeutic tool for enhancing communication. It's a fine activity book packed with working ideas to use with either groups or individuals and includes resources for speech and language therapists, students, teachers, parents and any working with kids. -- The Midwest Book Review
This is a comprehensive and thorough book for anyone working with children or young people with speech, language or communication difficulties... Throughout the book it is obvious to see he writer's total empathy with the children, her understanding that humour can assist in the learning process, and that so much can be learned from play and the need for constant genuine praise. Not only a useful book but a thoughtful, provoking land inspiring read too! -- Speaking English
The range of activities is excellent... I feel this book would be of good value as a departmental resource, particularly if you work in group settings and can integrate therapy into classroom settings. -- Speech & Language Therapy in Practice
This book encourages all those working with children with speech, language and communication needs to develop their creativity within a model of child centred reflective practice, acknowledging that our interaction with children has an effect at many different levels. Therapists, teachers, teaching assistants and parents will find a wealth of practical suggestions and a solid foundation of research within these pages. -- Mary Hampton, Chair, Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP), UK

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » Science » Medical » Pediatrics
Home » Books » Nonfiction » Education » Counseling » General
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Helping Children to Improve Their Communication Skills: Therapeutic Activities for Teachers, Parents and Therapists on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top