Tool "Disability inclusion: Communication Symbols"Language: English
Project Featuring This Tool: All Together
This tool can be used to assist groups in communicating without words. It can help to express feelings, opinions and views of people who have no other way to communicate or for everybody to ensure topics are visible.
|Time||approx. 15 min.|
|Approximate number of participants||2- ?|
|Date published||19 Feb 2010, 09:03|
- symbol cards (the symbol cards can include emotions, foods, activities or pictures of anything else you want to talk about)
- door mats (to stick the symbols on)
- drawn pictures
You can use this tool wherever you like.
See powerpoint guide
Questions How did it feel to communicate without words? Were you able to express yourself fully? How could this tool be used to express feelings? Are there limitations to this tool? How could you use the tool in a group setting?
Start slowly with only a couple of symbols. Be careful when asking about very personal matters.