Reflecting current literature and research on developing relationships for people with learning disabilities, this hands-on groupwork resource is ideal for teachers or anyone working with people who are having difficulties in making or maintaining friends.
This highly illustrated practical resource:
- Is designed to help teachers or therapists to work through self-esteem and relationship skills within a group setting in a structured way.
- Was originally written for young adults with a learning disability, it has also been used successfully with children with learning disabilities and those who present with social skills difficulties.
- Includes a staff rating assessment of a client's relationship skills and criteria for inclusion in a relationships group, as well as a self-esteem assessment and a self-rating assessment of relationship skills.
- Contains illustrated, photocopiable group activities and worksheets to address self-image, identity and self-confidence as well as the different types of relationship, the qualities of friends and some of the skills involved in improving and developing relationships.
Illustrated by the author, this hands-on groupwork resource is ideal for speech language therapists, teachers, occupational therapists, community learning disability nurses and anyone working in the field of learning disability.
172pp, A4, wire-o-bound