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Sourcebook of Practical Communication: A Programme for Conversational Practice & Functional Communication Therapy

by Sue Addlestone

If you have ever worked with clients and thought 'they need more practice, but what should I do now?' or 'what should I use for my clients to talk about today?' then this book is for you. It is a unique resource to help develop functional language through practical methods, and to promote carry over of target behaviours into day-to-day conversation.

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If you have ever worked with clients and thought 'they need more practice, but what should I do now?' or 'what should I use for my clients to talk about today?' then this book is for you. It is a unique resource to help develop functional language through practical methods, and to promote carry over of target behaviours into day-to-day conversation. The Sourcebook is designed to appeal to clients from 6 years old to adult with any or all of the following:

  • Articulation disorder
  • Disorders of prosody
  • Dysarthria
  • Dysfluency
  • Dysphasia
  • Dysphonia
  • Reading and writing difficulties

    This resource contains 90 topics, which include a wide range of interests that appeal to all age groups. These topics are easily accessible, innovative and in a format that is specifically designed to be photocopied. Record forms and home practice sheets have also been included. This sourcebook is an invaluable resource for clinicians wishing to develop new methods of practice for their clients, and creative ways of developing their clients' speech and language skills.

    Chapters include:
    Relationships and People; The Media; Leisure Time; Disasters; The Past; Information and Technology; Work; Weather; and School.

    Readership
    Clinicians, speech & language therapists and students

    About the author
    Sue Addlestone is a speech & language therapist specialising in voice, laryngectomy, dysfluency and hearing impairment. In 1986 Sue graduated from the University of Manchester and has gained extensive experience of working with children and adults with communication disorders whilst working in Australia and Salford. Currently she is a Specialist Speech Therapist at the Mancunian Community Health Trust.

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