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Reflecting the latest best practice and written by experts, Speechmark resources are designed to support and inspire practitioners across education, health and social care. Our practical and easy-to-use materials will help to save you time and enhance your effectiveness.

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Speech & Language (2012 - Present)

Practical and stimulating resources created by experts to help develop speech and language skills.

  • Developing Children's Speech, Language and Communication Through Stories and Drama

    By Jodi Lea-Trowman

    Using drama activities based on a range of classic and modern stories, this inspiring resource equips SENCOs, primary school teachers and speech and language therapists alike with simple, practical and effective tools to improve children's speech, language and communication. Key features include: a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Who's Afraid of AAC?

    The UK Guide to Augmentative and Alternative Communication

    By Alison Battye

    Who's Afraid of AAC? is a clear and concise guide to Augmentative and Alternative Communication in the UK and will be an essential resource for all Speech and Language Therapists, educators, parents and carers supporting children with non-verbal communication. This book sets out to demystify AAC by…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Talkabout For Children 1 (second edition)

    Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Resources include an assessment framework,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Teenagers (second edition)

    Developing Social and Emotional Communication Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Teenagers is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for older children and young adults with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Resources include an assessment framework, planning and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Children 2 (second edition)

    Developing Social Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Social Skills is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Resources include an assessment framework, planning and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Children 3 (second edition)

    Developing Friendship Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Friendship Skills is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Resources include an assessment framework, planning and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout Sex and Relationships 1

    A Programme to Develop Intimate Relationship Skills

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout Sex & Relationships 1 is a comprehensive toolkit for all therapists, educators and support staff who deliver relationship education to people with special needs. It is intended primarily to support groupwork but activities can be easily adapted to suit the needs of individuals with…

    Paperback – 2017-06-08 
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • The Language Kit for Primary Schools

    Talking Together

    By Jenny Dundas, Jane Hutchinson

    The Language Kit for Primary Schools is a comprehensive toolkit for teachers, SENCOs and teaching assistants who deliver group interventions in order to support language and communication in schools. Key features of the kit include: suggested strategies with clear guidelines to help practitioners…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge

  • Pre-School Start

    Targeted Intervention for Language Ages 3 and 4 (Reception -1)

    By Catherine de la Bedoyere

    Pre-School Start is a practical resource that can be used with nursery children who need targeted additional help in developing communication skills. Devised by two speech and language therapists experienced in working with teaching staff, the book consists of three sets of 20 session sheets; one…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge

  • The Selective Mutism Resource Manual

    By Maggie Johnson, Alison Wintgens

    For anyone who needs to understand, assess or manage selective mutism, this is a comprehensive and practical manual that is grounded in behavioural psychology and anxiety management and draws on relevant research findings as well as the authors' extensive clinical experience. Now in its second…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge

  • Language for Thinking

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Parsons, Anna Branagan

    This photocopiable resource provides a clear structure to assist teachers, SENCOs, learning support assistants and speech language therapists in developing children's language from the concrete to the abstract. It is based on fifty picture and verbal scenarios that can be used flexibly with a wide…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Making Good Communicators

    A Sourcebook of Speaking and Listening Activities for 9-11 Year Olds

    By Catherine Delamain, Jill Spring

    Making Good Communicators completes a quartet of resource books for teachers, teaching assistant and speech and language therapists. This resource offers activities which promote the specific areas of communication that underpin all areas of learning, including emotional literacy. By the upper end…

    Paperback – 2016-09-21
    Routledge

  • Talkabout for Teenagers

    Developing Social Communication Skills (US Edition)

    By Alex Kelly

    Edited by Brian Sains

    Talkabout for Teenagers is a comprehensive program of professional resources to help you deliver group sessions on social and relationship skills for teenagers with social, emotional or behavioral difficulties. The program follows the Talkabout hierarchy, building self-awareness and self-esteem…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Word Aware 2

    Teaching Vocabulary in the Early Years

    By Stephen Parsons, Anna Branagan

    This is a highly practical, comprehensive resource designed to support Early Years practitioners in the provision of effective vocabulary development in preschool children of all abilities. It is based on the same theory as the existing 'Word Aware' resource but is adapted for Early Years. This…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge

  • Talkabout

    By Alex Kelly

    This core Talkabout manual is a practical resource essential for Speech and Language Therapists and other professionals who need to help people with special needs develop social skills. Over 60 activities form an extensive, structured social skills programme that can easily be adapted for use with…

    Paperback – 2016-04-28
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Wordless Picture Books and Guide

    Sentence and Narrative Skills for People with Speech, Language and Communication Needs

    By Kulvinder Kaur

    This series of wordless picture books aims to help children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) to develop their expressive sentence and narrative skills, through learning to tell each story. There are 10 stories that will be separated into two levels, geared towards advancing the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-12
    Routledge

  • School Start

    Targeted Intervention for Language and Sound Awareness in Reception Class

    By Catherine de la Bedoyere, Catharine Lowri

    School Start - Targeted intervention for language and sound awareness in reception class is a practical resource that can be used with children who need additional help in developing communication skills during the first year of school. This practical resource is a follow-on from the hugely…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge
    School Start

  • Assisting Students with Language Delays in the Classroom

    A Practical Language Programme

    By Francesca Bierens

    'Assisting Students with Language Delays in the Classroom' is a structured language programme designed for teachers and SENCOs to use in the classroom with children and adolescents with a range of language abilities. This resource caters to the needs of a broad range of students who require…

    Paperback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge

  • Communicate with Me

    By Martin Goodwin, Catharine Edward

    How can I communicate even more effectively with people who have learning disabilities? Communicate with Me is an invaluable toolkit for carers, professionals, schools and services striving to improve the quality of their communication with those they support. Key features include: a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18
    Routledge

  • Building Blocks for Communication

    Activities for Promoting Language and Communication Skills in Children with Special Educational Needs

    By Amy Eleftheriades

    This practical book provides school staff with lots of LEGO activities to use with children of all ages (5-16) to improve communication skills. Whether it is whole class doing group building activities to encourage collaborative working or paired work to target specific communication difficulties,…

    Paperback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • Short-Term Memory Difficulties in Children

    A Practical Resource

    By Joanne Rudland

    Children who have low self-confidence; a negative attitude towards school; score below average on assessments of language comprehension; and have an erratic pattern of errors with no specific linguistic weaknesses on assessments of comprehension, may be suffering from short-term memory difficulties…

    Paperback – 2014-08-18
    Routledge

  • Talkabout for Adults

    By Alex Kelly

    alkabout Adults is a practical resource to help therapists or support staff to develop self-awareness and self-esteem in adults. It has been particularly aimed at adults with an intellectual disability (learning disability) or older children with special needs. It has been adapted from the…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Reading Between the Lines

    Understanding Inference

    By Catherine Delamain, Jill Spring

    Suitable for teachers and speech and language therapists working in the fields of language and literacy, and concerned with developing inferencing skills in their students, this book contains a collection of 300 texts which are graded, and lead the student gradually from simple tasks.…

    Paperback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge

  • Word Aware

    Teaching vocabulary across the day, across the curriculum

    By Stephen Parsons, Anna Branagan

    This comprehensive and practical book provides an ideal platform for the provision of effective vocabulary development in children of all abilities. This rigorously tried and tested approach is an outstanding resource that will be an essential addition to any school and classroom and is also an…

    Paperback – 2013-12-28
    Routledge

  • Tell Me Why

    Communication Cards

    By Sue Nicholls

    Presents a fun box of light-hearted, non-threatening questions and topics designed to get people talking. Tell Me Why's aim is to encourage people to think more about the world around them, be creative and encourage expansiveness. Tell Me Why is a set of 60 cards, with instructions, split into 6…

    FLC – 2013-07-11
    Routledge

  • You Choose - Communication Cards

    By Sue Nicholls

    'You Choose!' by Sue Nicholls. This resource is born out of a passion to get people talking. You Choose! encourages people to chat about themselves and what they like, building up their confidence, self-esteem and a sense of personal identity. It's also a chance for listening, questioning and…

    FLC – 2013-07-11
    Routledge

  • The Aphasia Resource Book

    Practical Ways to Help People with Aphasia

    By Anne Dalrymple, Sarah Stanfield, Belinda Walker

    This book includes practical activity ideas to help people who have aphasia. Designed for use by speech & language therapists, students, volunteers and carers, this is a very user-friendly and practical workbook providing activity ideas to improve skills in specific areas for people who have…

    Paperback – 2013-05-05
    Routledge

  • Semantic & Naming Therapy: An Integrated Approach

    Linking the Semantic System with the Lexicons

    By Elizabeth Cardell

    This resource aims to provide clinicians with evidence-based therapy tasks to enhance naming and word finding abilities in people with aphasia. The resource addresses the clinical questions of not just 'what' to do, but 'why' it is being done, and 'how' to do it. This resource provides the…

    Paperback – 2013-04-28
    Routledge

  • Storyteller - Communication Cards

    By Alison Roberts

    Storyteller Card Set - Learning how to create narratives Alison Roberts. To tell a story is quite a daunting task for many people, and yet it is necessary to create narratives every day, for example to share what happened at an event or to retell the storyline of a film or TV programme. These cards…

    FLC – 2013-01-23
    Routledge

  • Descriptions and Explanations - Communication Cards

    By Alison Roberts

    Descriptions and Explanations Cards Improving describing and explaining skills Alison Roberts. This activity is designed to help young people to improve their skills of describing and explaining; two important areas of narrative work. Sometimes although ordinary sentence structures may be managed…

    FLC – 2013-01-23
    Routledge

  • Working with Voice Disorders

    2nd Edition

    By Stephanie Martin

    An essential resource for clinicians of varying levels of experience from student to very specializer, "Working with Voice Disorders" provides practical insight and direction into all aspects of voice disorders from assessment and diagnosis to intervention and case management. This second edition…

    Paperback – 2012-10-31
    Routledge
    Working with
    Working With Series

  • Talkabout for Children 3

    Developing Friendship Skills

    By Alex Kelly

    Designed specifically for young children (aged 4 and above) or children with special needs, this practical resource is packed with activities and games for developing friendship skills. The book includes: over 25 activities to develop friendship skills; a CD with colour versions of the activities…

    Paperback – 2012-01-28
    Routledge
    Talkabout

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TALKABOUT

TALKABOUT is the hugely poplar resources series by Alex Kelly which includes practical books to help staff to develop social skills.

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If you have your own idea for a resource that is practical, well-researched, and in one of our core areas then we would love to hear from you. 

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Catalogue & Pricelist

Speechmark Catalogue 2017

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