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Advance Care Planning: Lorraine’s story

We are working with our colleagues at Strathcarron Hospice to develop a resource for Advance Care Planning which should be available early in 2018. This poster illustrates how we are developing the resource: 2017 TM and Advance Care Planning During the pilot phase our colleague Sally Boa (Head of Palliative Care Education, Research and Practice […]

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Listening to our customers

We are always very grateful for comments and suggestions about our resources, so have been listening to our customers and working to upgrade the Talking Mats Health and Well-being resource and the 4 digital resources. There are several additions which apply to both the original and the digital versions of Health and Well-being. Originally we had […]

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Talking Mats collaborative ‘wall’

Thanks to Rosie Murray for this great blog describing how she used a collaborative Talking Mats ‘Wall’ to help students comment on how different activities inside and outside college make them feel. As a student, I trained in the Talking Mats approach, after finding it incredibly useful in clinical placements. I am now a speech […]

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Talking Mats online course

On-line Talking Mats Foundation Course

We have recently revised and updated our on-line Talking Mats foundation course . It now runs over 6 weeks and is designed to take an average of 12 hours of your time.   Participants can go at the pace that suits them so for example in the last course one person completed in 2 weeks and […]

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Helping parents see their child’s point of view

Talking Mats is a useful tool to help parents see their child’s point of view. The stage for each parent when their child also has an opinion about what is best for them can come as a surprise and is sometimes challenging.  For parents of children with disabilities it can be even more so. This story […]

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