What a clever idea!
The questions are simple and direct; the topics are thought-provoking, challenging and, most importantly, relevant.
There are no right or wrong answers. This is a really good way of raising important and diverse issues without being preachy or heavy handed.
My two teenagers enjoyed going through the questions together on their own, too, and comparing views. I think it is so important that teenagers, naturally feeling anxious and isolated, are aware that we parents acknowledge the difficulties they face and are willing to listen (without causing them too much embarrassment).
These are brilliant aids for anyone involved with groups of young people – schools, youth clubs, churches – as well as great fun for families with teenagers.
We have an autistic teenaged son and these cards got a really good response from him – he finds it difficult to maintain a topic, not of his choosing, for very long but he found this a good way to help focus his thoughts and express his views on a range of subjects.
Tester for www.asteens.co.uk