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Improving Communication with Board Games

  Improving communication with board games Thanks to Karen MacKay from Focus Games for this new guest blog.  Playing board games can deliver more benefits than just having fun with friends and family. In the workplace they help people to learn, collaborate and communicate, while they are having fun: 1. Breaking the ice Ever attended an […]

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Using Talking Mats to Support Police Interviewing

In Stockport we have a termly ‘Voice of the Child/Young Person’ Champions Network meeting during which professionals working in health, education and social care settings across the area meet to discuss real-life examples and to share information and strategies – during the last meeting in October 2018, we discussed using Talking Mats to support police […]

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Supporting People with Profound & Multiple Disabilities

Find out about the Core and Essential Service Standards for Supporting People with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities. and thanks to Joanna Grace for this interesting and important guest blog ,she writes; Last week I threw used deodorant canisters at an audience of earnest professionals and was cheered for doing so. What was going on? I […]

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Let pictures talk

Grateful thanks to Prof. Dr. Norina Lauer, OTH Regensburg – University of Applied Sciences, Germany for this blog. At the conference of the German Society for Aphasia Research and Treatment (GAB) from the 1st to the 3rd of November Franziska Rau presented a poster – Let pictures talk – about her bachelor thesis on Talking Mats. […]

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Student Discount on Talking Mats courses

Did you know you can get a student discount on Talking Mats courses? Just started / started back on your College or University Course? Looking to have a certificate in understanding and using an award winning communication resource on your CV? Or perhaps you are teaching a course centered around communication ? Did you know […]

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