This valuable resource for people working with adults with learning disabilities provides over 60 sessions of fun and engaging activities that aim to entertain and stimulate the minds of people with learning disabilities.
The sessions are divided into different types of activity including cookery, arts and crafts, drama and dance, and outside events. A comprehensive collection of varied and enjoyable activities, this practical book also contains useful tips to ensure that sessions run smoothly. All the activities are tried and tested by experienced practitioners and include a key advising the level of help required, wheelchair user suitability and any related health and safety issues involved.
Ideal for use in social clubs or residential homes, this is an essential resource for professionals and volunteers working with adults with learning disabilities.
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 236 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 11 mm
This book is a fantastic resource, one which has truly inspired and helped us to become more creative when devising activities for adults with learning disabilities and has our full recommendation. Activities for Adults with Learning Disabilities can be used in a variety of settings and by a range of professionals, such as nurses, support workers and activity co-ordinators, as well as by friends, parents and carers... In conclusion if you are looking for a book on activities for adults with learning disabilites then look no further, as this is the only book we have come across that is instructive, user friendly and enjoyable. -- PMLD Journal
Activities for Adults with Learning Disabilities is full of enough games, crafts and events to keep any social club busy for months... The book was written by two teachers who have been involved with Gateway clubs for many years... The book is a useful resource for any day centre or social club. -- Viewpoint
Activities for Adults with Learning Disabilities is a comprehensive and well written book. Authors Helen Sonnet and Ann Taylor have given, and continue to give, so freely of their time and energy to enhance the lives of people with a learning disability and to inspire other people so to do. This is an invaluable reference book and a 'must have' for all Gateway Clubs and similar organisations. -- Royal Mencap Trustee
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