Speech bubbles: an evaluation of the 2013-14 extended programme funded by the Shine Trust

Barnes, J. (2015) Speech bubbles: an evaluation of the 2013-14 extended programme funded by the Shine Trust. Project Report. Canterbury: Canterbury Christ Church University. ISBN 9781909067387.

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Abstract

Report of an evaluation of a speech, language and communication intervention led by drama practitioners. This year long programme takes children of 6 and 7 years with speech, language and communication difficulties through a process that uses dramatic representations their own stories as a means to address their difficulties. The evaluation used a very wide range of data from school records, teachers, parents,speech therapists, drama practitioners and independent observers to show increased confidence, ability to speak out and improved relationships amongst referred children. Around 80% of referred children in 24 primary schools in London and North west England showed improvements in conduct and emotional behaviour and in learning, speaking, and listening.

Item Type: Report (Project Report)
Subjects: L Education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ0101 Child Health. Child health services
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health
Faculty of Education
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Depositing User: Jonathan Barnes
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2015 10:54
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2015 11:33
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/13222

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