Communication Activities with Adults

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With more than 100 graded communication activities for individuals and groups, this practical book is an excellent resource for health professionals and activity providers.
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With more than 100 graded communication activities for individuals and groups, this practical book is an excellent resource for health professionals and activity providers. - An extensively revised and updated form of the extremely popular Activities Ideas, which was originally published in 1983.

Originally compiled for use with people with dysphasia, this book is also valuable for working with the elderly and day-centre clients, and can be used for group warm-ups. - The majority of activities require little or no preparation and can be adapted to suit different abilities.

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • About the Authors
  • CUED RESPONSES
  • 1 Short and Sweet
  • 2 Barrel of Fun
  • 3 Belongings
  • 4 Let's Stay Together
  • 5 The Great and the Good
  • 6 Famous Places
  • 7 The Silver Screen
  • 8 Food for Thought
  • 9 Opposites Attract
  • 10 Two's Company
  • 11 Playing with Sayings
  • 12 Food Hamper
  • 13 You What?
  • 14 What For?
  • 15 Different Quotes for Different Folks
  • 16 Sing Something Simple
  • 17 Name the Star
  • 18 Tune in to TV

 

SHORT ANSWERS

  • 1 All About Me
  • 2 Alphabet Game
  • 3 Different Word, Same Meaning
  • 4 On the Ball
  • 5 World Game
  • 6 Size and Shape
  • 7 Sniff it and See
  • 8 Where might you find?
  • 9 Job Descriptions
  • 10 Male and Female
  • 11 Photographic Memory
  • 12 Retail Therapy
  • 13 Fictional Characters
  • 14 Changing Rooms
  • 15 What Comes to Mind?
  • 16 What, Where and Who?
  • 17 Where Do You Put It?
  • 18 Who Said It?

 

LONGER ANSWERS

  • 1 Name that Place
  • 2 The Fame Game
  • 3 The tools for the Job
  • 4 Face the Facts
  • 5 How do you do?
  • 6 'I Went To'
  • 7 Guess the Pastime
  • 8 Simon Says
  • 9 What do you do with it?
  • 10 Room Makeover
  • 11 Highs and Lows
  • 12 Role Playing
  • 13 Cook up a Story
  • 14 The Great Debate
  • 15 Wacky Ways with Objects
  • 16 Title?
  • 17 Gizmos
  • 18 Where or What Is It?

 

NON-VERBAL ACTIVITIES

  • 1A Piece of the Action
  • 2 Blindfolds
  • 3 Do This, Do That
  • 4 Hive of Activity
  • 5 Sign for it
  • 6 Cacophony
  • 7 Draw Your Feelings
  • 8 Identification
  • 9 Feely Bag
  • 10 Look and Remember 
  • 11 Make a Face
  • 12 Miming Matters
  • 13 What's My Line?
  • 14 Pass it on
  • 15 Picture Bingo
  • 16 In the Dark
  • 17 Taste, Touch and Smell
  • 18 Pass the Paper

 

READING

  • 1 Match the Action
  • 2 The Advertising Game
  • 3 Sports Bingo
  • 4 Room Bingo
  • 5 Board Game
  • 6 Comprehension Passages
  • 7 Desert Island Discs
  • 8 Double Name Game
  • 9 Hitting the Headlines
  • 10 Read the Label 
  • 11 Odd One Out
  • 12 Cheesy Rhymes
  • 13 Highway Code
  • 14 Names to Faces
  • 15 Summing Up
  • 16 What Am I?
  • 17 Country Bingo
  • 18 Chain Letters

 

WRITING

  • 1 A Day in the Life
  • 2 Free Association
  • 3 Top Twenty
  • 4 Book codes
  • 5 Scrambled Songs
  • 6 Jumblies
  • 7 Pasty Faces
  • 8 You're the Chef
  • 9 Same and Different
  • 10 Storyline
  • 11 The Noun Game
  • 12 The Adjective Game
  • 13 Millionaire
  • 14 Dream Holiday
  • 15 Heaven on Earth
  • 16 Letting off Steam
  • 17 Secret Santa
  • 18 Postbag

 

 

[ISBN: 9780863883439, 128 Pages]

[By; Jayne Comins, Felicity Llewellyn & Judy Offiler; Age Suitability: 50+]