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Language Builders for Vulnerable Young People

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Language Builders for Vulnerable Young People has been written to be accessible to speech and language therapists, social workers, teachers, support staff, parents and those working in the youth justice sector. Forwarded by Juliet Gregory, Specialist SLT in the field. Areas covered include: Why is knowledge about speech, language and communication important when working with vulnerable young people? Communication basics – non-verbal communication listening and attention Understanding spoken language Developing verbal reasoning Exploring the use of non-literal and ambiguous language Facilitating vocabulary learning Encouraging expressive language and communication Promoting social skills and emotional literacy
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Henrietta McLachlan & Liz Elks