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Books Beyond Words

Name St George's University of London
Sector Communication Aids / AAC - Education
Service Description Books Beyond Words are A5 picture books that tell stories about important or difficult events that happen to people in their lives. People with learning disabilities have a major input into the books which are specially developed for them as well as for their carers and supporters plus medical and other professionals. Subjects covered include going to the doctor or hospital, bereavement, cancer, sexual abuse, being put under arrest or on trial and dealing with epilepsy. Books Beyond Words are published jointly by St George's Hospital Medical School and the Royal College of Psychiatrists. For more information about the series see following website:
Access Available to Adults
Cost The books cost £10 each (including postage & packing)
Region All of UK
Contact Details
Address Department of Mental Health - Learning Disability
St George's Hospital Medical School
Jenner Wing
Cranmer Terrace
Town London
Postcode SW17 0RE
Telephone 020 8725 5512
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