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Using Storytelling to Support Children and Adults With Special Needs: Transforming Lives Through Telling Tales

edited by Nicola Grove
Format
Book
Published
Abingdon, Oxon [UK] ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780415687751 (pbk.), 0415687756 (pbk.), 9780203080924 (ebk.), 0203080920 (ebk.)
Summary
"This innovative and wide-ranging book shows how storytelling can open new worlds for children with or without special educational needs. With sections that outline both therapeutic and educational approaches, the leading practitioners who contribute to this practical resource draw on their extensive experience, and distil their own approaches for the reader to use as inspiration for their own lessons. Providing a highly accessible combination of theory and practice, the contributors to this book: Define their own approach to storytelling; Describe the principles and theory that underpin their practice; Demonstrate how they work with different types of story; Provide extensive case-studies and assessment frameworks for a range of different special needs and age ranges; Provide some 'top tips' for practitioners who want to start using stories in this way. Using Storytelling to Support Children and Adults with Special Needs will be of interest to all education professionals as well as therapists, youth workers, counsellors, and storytellers and theatre practitioners working in special education"--
Contents
  • Therapeutic storytelling with children in need / Janet Dowling
  • Healing stories with children at risk : the StoryBuilding approach / Sue Jennings
  • What can teachers learn from the stories children tell? The nurturing, evaluation and interpretation of storytelling by children with language and learning difficulties / Beth McCaffrey
  • Lis'n tell : live inclusive storytelling--therapeutic education motivating children and adults to listen and tell / Louise Coigley
  • Interactive storytelling / Keith Park
  • Speaking and listening through narrative / Becky Shanks
  • Using narratives to enhance language and communication in secondary school students / Victoria Joffe
  • Learning to tell : teaching the skills of community storytelling / Nicola Grove
  • Multi-sensory stories in story-packs / Chris Fuller
  • Storytelling with all our senses : mehr-Sinn Geschichten / Barbara Fornefeld
  • Sensitive stories : tackling challenges for people with profound intellectual disabilities through multisensory storytelling / Loretto Lambe and James Hogg
  • Social Stories / Carol Gray
  • Storysharing : personal narratives for identity and community / Nicola Grove and Jane Harwood
  • Personal storytelling for children who use augmentative and alternative communication / Annalu Waller and Rolf Black
  • Describing and evaluating the storytelling experience : a conceptual framework / Tuula Pulli.
Description
x, 136 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
  • "A David Fulton book"
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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