Some people worry about participating in social settings because they lack confidence in their conversation skills. This book offers a structure to help with the skills needed for initiating, maintaining, and ending conversations. It looks at formal talk with one person face-to-face and on the phone, as well as how to converse in a group.
Alison Roberts is a Speech and Language Therapist whose work has chiefly focused for the last 20 years on the communication needs of 11-25 year-olds with a wide variety of intriguing differences in ability. She works with several brilliant therapists who together form a team called Good Communication. Alison lectures to SLT students and to Careers Advisers and has written several sets of cards and books which have been published by Speechmark Publishing. She is also an enthusiastic craftswoman with an endless need and desire to devise her own SLT games, which gave rise to the original series of articles in the Speech and Language Therapy in Practice magazine.