Taking Mats is a communication symbols tool. It is based on extensive research and designed by Speech and Language Therapists. It uses unique, specially designed picture communication symbols that are attractive to all ages and communication abilities and is used by clinical practitioners, carers and support workers in a wide range of health, social work, residential and education settings. http://www.talkingmats.com/about-talking-mats/
Six people from Tizard (including research assistants, PhD and Masters students) received their certificates yesterday, having completed their training at Tizard, with accredited trainer Jill Bradshaw.