How to make changes and give specific help at home with my child / young person's understanding, talking and communication
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The resources here will help you reach the outcome: "I know what changes I can make at home to help the young adult in my family with their particular difficulties with understanding, talking or communicating."
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Makaton sign and symbol resources
These free Makaton resources are available for you to access and use to support communication. These symbols and signs help you to provide extra information and clues about what you are saying as well as support the development of essential communication skills such as attention and listening and understanding.
A range of information to support use of argumentative and alternative communication approaches. The “Focus On…” series of eight leaflets cover topics related to augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). They are available in print copy and as downloadable PDF files.
Widgit provides symbols that you can use to support communication such as creating communication books to share information; visual timetables to support understanding of structure and routine; task boards to support independent learning and pictures to develop vocabulary. Here you will find more information about how to use symbols to help communication and independence. It also include resources and ideas to get you started.