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Talking Mats Digital App Subscriptions

What they are called, what they cost and what you get.  The re-developed Digital Talking Mats is nearly ready to launch with its new look and new functions.  How you can buy it is new too so the team here thought we should put the new price structure down in black and white.  The blogs we normally publish are […]

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Join the twitter chat on inclusive research

Join the twitter chat exploring the recommendations of the Citizen’s Jury for people with intellectual disabilities and need for inclusive research practices   In 2018 the Scottish Learning Disabilities Observatory and Talking Mats were funded by the Wellcome Trust to set up a Citizens’ Jury for people with learning/intellectual disabilities. We wanted to develop and test […]

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Talking Mats and Mental Health: Top 8 Blogs

In the UK we are emerging out of lockdown and there are concerns about the impact on the mental health of people at all ages and stages of life.  This is a good time to reflect on the wide variety of blogs that have signposted how useful Talking Mats can be in helping people to think, structure coherent responses, and express their views. If this is an area of […]

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Meet the Team: Kipp

We have recently had some changes within the Talking Mats team, including welcoming new Associates and Board Members.   Over the next few weeks we will be introducing everyone in our new ‘Meet the Team’ blog series. First up – we are delighted to introduce Kipp! Name:  Kipp, Kippie, Kipster (if you sound enthusiastic I’ll respond, although you have to […]

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Webinars about the new digital Talking Mats

During May we are hosting 3 one hour webinars which will demonstrate the new digital Talking Mats that is currently being developed for us by our technical partners MTC.   The webinar will focus on demonstrating its new features including:  technical specification for use the range of symbols sets availableincluding Keeping Safe, Thinking Ahead, Health and Housing and the Leisure subsets of Sports and Out and About   how to add […]

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