Looking After Yourself


The Looking After Yourself resource helps people with a communication difficulty to understand, think about and then express their views in a visual way using specially designed communication symbols on 3 Topics relating to Looking After Yourself:

Self Care – Looking after your body

Domestic Life – Carrying out everyday actions and tasks where you live

Work and Education – Carrying out actions and tasks relating to education, paid and unpaid work

This makes the World Health Organisation ICF framework meaningful and accessible.

Clear selection

With the Original Resource you get:

  • Textured Mat
  • 3 packs of specially designed communication symbols on Self Care, Domestic Life and Work and Education
  • Film clips of people using Talking Mats
  • Talking Mats Book- (A Resource to Enhance Communication)
  • All in a portable Fair Trade bag

With the Digital Resource you have:

  • Access to the specifically designed sets of symbols that you have bought
  • An ability to add in your own images and personalise the conversation to suit the needs of the thinker
  • A personal secure log on
  • Instant reports with a facility to capture the context and nuance of the Mat
  • A filing system that enables you to organise and review your thinkers’ views in a systematic and secure way
  • No limits to the amount number of Mats that can be created and stored

NB To purchase the Digital Talking Mats directly, please email info@talkingmats.com with your request.

You can also buy either of these resources as a part of the Health and Well-being bundle – you’ll get more for your money.