Working with Adults with a Learning Disability


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Comprehensive and practical resource for all speech and language therapists and students.

This book covers all aspects of working with this client group. Written by the author of the hugely successful Talkabout.

Each section gives the reader a theoretical background of the subject under discussion, practical suggestions and formats for assessment, a guide to intervention as well as a clear and worked-out example.

In addition, the author addresses staff training, group therapy, accessing the criminal justice system and working with a multi-disciplinary team.

This book covers :

  • An introduction to learning disability.
  • Assessment of clients and their environments.
  • Profound and multiple disability.
  • Social skills Augmentative and alternative communication
  • Dysphagia

[ISBN: 9780863884139; Spiral Bound; 368 Pages]


[Author: Alex Kelly; Age Suitability: Ages: Adult]  

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Weight 0.45359237 kg