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ERIC Number: EJ794383
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 6
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1354-4187
From "Dare I Say... ?" to "I Dare Say": A Case Example Illustrating the Extension of the Use of Talking Mats to People with Learning Disabilities Who Are Able to Speak Well but Unwilling to Do So
Bell, Dorothy M.; Cameron, Lois
British Journal of Learning Disabilities, v36 n2 p122-127 Jun 2008
This article presents the case of a woman with mild learning disability and with good verbal and expressive language ability. However, she was unable to explore verbally with her clinical psychologist issues concerning her low mood and to discuss strategies to address this. Talking Mats provided a low-tech communication framework to help the woman think about the issues and express her views. This article explores this approach and the woman's response and considers the advantages of using Talking Mats in such cases.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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