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Making Connections: Access Rating’s new App to promote Accessibility

Many thanks to Access Rating for this guest blog describing their services and free mobile app. We were so pleased when Talking Mats invited us to write a post for them this week. There is such a great need for disability-related organisations to connect and share right now. COVID 19 has had a devastating effect […]

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RCSLT Survey on Access to Speech and Language Therapy

Many thanks to Peter Just, Head of External Affairs, RCSLT and Padraigin O’Flynn, External Affairs Assistant, RCSLT for this blog describing the newly launched UK-wide RCSLT Survey, which includes free Talking Mats resources to support those with communication difficulties to have their voices heard. Like many of you, the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists […]

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Join our First Talking Mats Twitter Chat!

We are really looking forward to our first ever Talking Mats Twitter Chat on Thursday 01.10.20 from 7.30 – 8.30pm! It will be a great opportunity to share experiences and ideas – here are the questions we will be asking: This will be followed by a brief summary of the key learning points from the […]

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Counselling across Communication Barriers (Part 2): Learning in Lockdown

Following on from last week’s guest blog, Edith Barrowcliffe from the Action Group describes how she has continued using Talking Mats throughout lockdown.  Please note that the image used in this blog is from a mock session and has been taken for publicity purposes only. In the second week of March I was running a […]

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Counselling across Communication Barriers (Part 1)

Many thanks to Edith Barrowcliffe from The Action Group for sharing her experiences of using Talking Mats to support counselling with adults who have cognitive or communication difficulties. Watch this space for Edith’s follow-up blog next week which will describe how she has continued to use Talking Mats during lockdown.  Please note that the image […]

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