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Reply To: Use of drawing as a communication method

Susannah Stobart

Carol Sacchett wrote a paper for Aphasia – this is brilliant in terms of giving ideas – starting with core shapes and adding key identifying features. Eg start with a circle and what do you need to add to make it into a clock, watch, bicycle wheel, football etc. Drawing items within categories …

I have used drawing a few times for adults and always return to that paper. 

Drawing together: evaluation of a therapy programme for severe aphasia
Carol Sacchett, Sally Byng, Jane Marshall, Carole Pound – it was 1999 in the Int J of Language and Communication Disorders