Introduction. 1. Inference from a single picture. 2. Inference from a picture sequence. 3. Inference and Narrative - The Big Picture. 4. Sequencing Skills. References.
Illustrated situations to encourage prediction and inference skills
David Nash is a speech and language therapist based at Freeman College in Sheffield, UK, a specialist college for young people with complex communication difficulties aged 16 to 24. Oliver Allchin is an illustrator based in Sheffield, UK.
It is a resource I'd recommend for all teachers, assistants and
therapists to use. I would also imagine it would be easy for
parents to use at home. -- NAPLIC Matters
Being able to make appropriate inference regarding the thoughts, feelings and intentions of others is a fundamental skill for successful and effective communication... Getting the Picture is a really useful, photocopiable and inexpensive resource book which specifically targets this skill... Getting the Picture certainly serves a very useful purpose as a resource for developing inference and narrative skills... this makes it very good value for money. -- Afasic News
This is a really cost-effective resource for anyone working with teenagers in either mainstream or specialist settings. It provides coherent explanations of inference and narrative skills and explains their importance in the context of educational policy.The clear aims for each chapter and differentiation of worksheet levels make this resource useful for inclusion in language programmes set by therapists for young people or for parents / caregivers and other professionals to follow. The illustrations are representative of a variety of daily life situations and age appropriate.-- Speech & Language Therapy in Practice