Narrative Intervention Programme (Paperback)

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This book improves the understanding and telling of stories in secondary school students and young adults. Specifically designed for older children and young adults, this practical language programme was created by a specialist speech & language therapist with input from secondary school teachers and students.

The Narrative Intervention Programme:

  • focuses on enhancing the understanding and expression of stories in students aged from 8 to 18 with language and communication difficulties
  • aims to create an awareness of how storytelling can be used to enhance learning in school and social interactions in school and home environments
  • facilitates storytelling
  • enhances the joy and enjoyment in telling stories
  • identifies different types of narratives and provide examples for each type
  • encourages effective listening and attention skills
  • examines different means of making story production more interesting through vocal variety, body language and print
  • encourages the use of the story planner in planning and structuring essays in the classroom and for homework.

About the Author


Dr Victoria Joffe is a specialist speech and language therapist and senior lecturer in developmental speech, language and communication impairments in the Department of Language and Communication Science at City University, London. She is also programme director of an innovative MSc degree in Joint Professional Practice: Language and Communication, run in conjunction with the Institute of Education.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780863887970
ISBN-10: 086388797X
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: June 30th, 2011
Pages: 390
Language: English