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New books available on I CAN’s shop: Helping Children to Improve their Communication Skills Review

The Helping Children to Improve their Communication Skills book from Jessica Kingsley Publishers provides ideas for activities for professionals working with children aged 5 to 12 years old with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), as well as parents of children with SLCN.

Part 1 gives the theoretical and practical background to SLCN, helping to increase the confidence of professionals and parents when using their imagination to create activities.

Chapters cover:

  • Importance of language & communication skills for self-esteem.
  • Importance of play.
  • Emotional intelligence.
  • Adapting activities for school or home – real life contexts & purpose for activities.

Part 2 is a range of activities for small therapy groups and circle time in schools, or for parents and after school clubs. The activities cover topics such as social interaction, conversation skills and thinking skills.

For more information or to purchase this book, or one of the other titles from Jessica Kingsley Publishers, visit I CAN’s shop.

Jonothan Wright, I CAN Communication Advisor.