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Mission Statement

Talking Mats is a social enterprise whose vision is to improve the lives of people with communication difficulties by increasing their capacity to communicate effectively about things that matter to them. Our innovative, award-winning communication tool is based on extensive research and was designed by Speech and Language Therapists.

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“Talking Mats opens up emotional exploration for some who might not normally manage it”

Arturs Valickis

“It was fun and easy to describe my feelings because I don’t like talking”

Child aged 10 years

“Using a Talking Mat helped us to identify needs that I would not have thought to ask about”

Specialist nurse

“helped a young person who has been out of school and not able to engage verbally with adults, to say exactly what would help him”

Speech and Language Therapist

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