Teaching the recognition of emotions is standard practice for both teachers and speech and language therapists. This second edition of the Emotions and Facial Expressions pack provides a set of resources for therapists and teachers, suitable for children at KS1 and above, which can be used to supplement therapy and teaching sessions, and provides school and home programmes.
Therapists and teachers working with children who have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, and/or autistic spectrum disorders, use a range of strategies to teach the facial expressions of others, and the emotional states that these tend to imply.
Description: 8 master cards depict a variety of emotions e.g. happy, sad, cross, each with an associated set of six scenarios which would generate that feeling. Instructions for use are included.
Aims: To raise children’s awareness and recognition of emotions in themselves and others; to recognise how situations affect people differently. Particularly useful for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
Additional Targets: Answering ‘Why’ questions; using ‘because’; verbal reasoning.
Suitable for: Suitable for small group and oneto- one settings for drill and practice.
Age Range: 4yrs. – 7yrs+ : Reception – KS1.
Curriculum Targets: P scales; Speaking, Listening, Learning; KS1 English/PSHE.
Format: PDF file, 6 pages of instructions, 11 pages of pictures. Available as a download, 10 MB or on CD.