This book is the supporting guide for Speech Bubbles 2, an exciting series created for speech language therapists and pathologists, parents and caregivers, teachers and other professionals working with children who have delayed or disordered speech sound development. The guide contains detailed notes to support the effective use of all of the picture books in the series, targeting the following sounds: /v/, /z/, /sh/, /ch/, /h/, /y/, /j/, /r/, /l/, /w/, /r/ blends and /l/ blends.
Speech Bubbles 2 is the second set in a series of picture books designed to be used by those working with children who have delayed or disordered speech sound development, children receiving speech therapy or those wanting to provide sound awareness activities for children. The set includes 12 beautifully illustrated storybooks, each targeting a different speech sound in different positions within words, and a user guide with notes on each individual story. Designed to be read aloud to the child in a therapy, classroom or home setting, the stories create a fun and engaging activity that can be returned to again and again.
The full set includes:
- Twelve bright and engaging stories targeting the following early developing sounds and sounds frequently targeted in speech therapy: /v/, /z/, /sh/, /ch/, /h/, /y/, /j/, /r/, /l/, /w/, /r/ blends and /l/ blends.
- A user guide supporting the use of the stories, with individual notes on each.
Perfect not just for therapy but also for encouraging early sound awareness and development, this is an engaging and invaluable resource for speech language therapists and pathologists, parents and caregivers and teachers working with children aged 2–8 years.
Table of Contents
Introduction Uses For Speech Language Therapists/Pathologists For Parents/Caregivers and Teachers Notes for Individual Books Vinnie the Dove - /v/ sound Rick’s Carrot - /r/ sound Harry the Hopper - /h/ sound Have You Ever Met a Yeti? - /y/ sound Zack the Buzzy Bee - /z/ sound Asher the Thresher Shark - /sh/ sound Catch That Chicken - /ch/ sound Will the Wolf - /w/ sound Magic Licking Lollipops - /l/ sound Jasper the Badger - /j/ sound Platypus and Fly - /l/ blends The Dragon Drawing War - /r/ blends
Melissa Palmer is a Speech Language Therapist. She worked for the Ministry of Education, Special Education in New Zealand from 2008 to 2013, with children aged primarily between 2 and 8 years of age. She also completed a diploma in children’s writing in 2009, studying under author Janice Marriott, through the New Zealand Business Institute. Melissa has a passion for articulation and phonology, as well as writing and art, and has combined these two loves to create Speech Bubbles.