Speech & Language Resources

Welcome to the Speech & Language Resource Page

Hello to our speech friends and families! Your speech therapists (also known as “speech teachers”) sure miss seeing your smiling faces. We have been working hard to create this resource page for you so that you may continue to review and maintain all of the speech and language skills you have gained thus far. If you have any questions about activities and resources, or if you would just like to check-in and say “hi”, our email addresses are also listed below. Until we can see you again, please stay safe and healthy, and keep smiling!

All our best,

Mindy Whitaker     whitakerm@shasd.org

Laura Rice     ricel@shasd.org

Daphne Christiansen     christiansend@shasd.org


Articulation (Speech Sounds)
- Check out these games, activities, and videos to help you practice your best speech sounds:
*How-To Videos - https://peachiespeechie.com/pages/peachie-speechie-videos

*Words lists, sentences, and stories for every sound! - https://www.home-speech-home.com/speech-therapy-word-lists.html

*Picture cards sorted by speech sounds - http://mommyspeechtherapy.com/?page_id=55

* An extensive list of words sorted by sounds - https://www.speech-language-therapy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=134:mp2&catid=9:resources&Itemid=108

*Games to play while practicing your speech sounds and phonological awareness skills - https://www.quia.com/pages/havemorefun.html


Language Skills
- The following list includes fun and interactive resources for language skill maintenance and review:

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Vocabulary, grammar, wh- questions, idioms, and more! - https://www.quia.com/pages/havefun.html

* MadLib style stories to help practice vocabulary and grammar - https://www.eduplace.com/tales/

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Build your own dictionary, play games and learn the daily “Buzzword”, which teaches a new vocabulary word each day! - http://wordcentral.com/

 

Functional/Daily Communication

*Turn any device into a method of communication with a free 2-month trial - https://www.mycoughdrop.com/

* A wealth of information for individuals with special needs,  including
social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills. - https://www.do2learn.com/

Social skills and
Appropriate behavior

Handwashing Social Story
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ECHmV3k6Mg51qz9jIxaxREvkhJSTfvqx/view

avoiding germs  https://www.autismsociety-nc.org/wp-content/uploads/Germs-Social-Story.pdf

Fluency/Stuttering
*Suggestions for parents and families of a child who stutters -
http://www.mnsu.edu/comdis/isad8/papers/coleman8/suggestionsfam.pdf

*A child-friendly home practice kit for children who stutter and caregivers to work through together - https://www.l-spioneers.org/Resources/Fluency-Therapy-Home-Practice-For-Stuttering.pdf

*A Boy and A Jaguar--This is a beautiful children's story written by Alan Rabinowitz, who stuttered as a child and became a world famous zoologist as an adult. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-p0Un_1TOo

 

Speech & Language Apps

*SmallTalk Phonemes--This is a free app that shows videos/techniques for producing all speech phonemes.

*Sort it Out 2--This is a free app for language, that helps students sort items into categories.

*Phonics with Phonzy--This is a great free app that has students practice using their speech sounds with an interactive character who listens and responds!

*Let's Name Things Fun Deck--From Super Duper Publications, this free app works with language skills for categorizing.

*Using I and Me Fun Deck--Also from Super Duper Publications, this free app works with using correct pronouns.

*Toontastic--Fun free app that allows students to create and animate their own stories and characters--great for sequencing and describing!

*WH Questions Skills--Free app that explains and practices all types of /wh/ questions.

*English Grammar Pronouns Quiz--Free app that works on using pronouns.

*Sentence Maker--This is an interactive free app that allows students to work on creating sentences.

We hope you have found some helpful resources here! Check back again soon, as we will be adding more fun activities and videos in the future!