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

  • 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 – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Talkabout for Teenagers (second edition)

    Developing Social and Emotional Communication Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly, Brian Sains

    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 – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • 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 – 2017-07-10 
    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 – 2017-07-10 
    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 – 2017-07-10 
    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 – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • A Box Full of Feelings

    By Marina Kog, Julia Moons

    A Box Full of Feelings is designed to support the social-emotional development of children aged two to seven. The set is built around four basic feelings happy, sad, angry and afraid. The Box contains the basic material to get children involved in more than 20 different activities, all year round.…

    Pack – 2017-03-01
    Routledge

  • 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

    2nd Edition

    By Maggie Johnson

    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: The Colour Edition

    A structured approach for young children

    By Stephen Parsons

    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

  • Talkabout for Teenagers

    Developing Social and 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 2

    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 (9780863889554) but is adapted for Early…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge

  • Talkabout

    A Social Communication Skills Package, 2nd Edition

    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, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine De la Bedoyere, Catharine Lowry

    This is a practical resource that can be used with children who need additional help in developing communication skills during the first year of school and is a follow-on from the hugely successful first edition. This second edition focuses primarily on a targeted group intervention, to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    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

  • Vocabulary Enrichment Programme

    Enhancing the Learning of Vocabulary in Children

    By Victoria Joffe

    This book helps to enhance the understanding and use of vocabulary in secondary school students and young adults. Specifically designed for older children and young adults with language and communication needs, this practical language Programme was created by a specialist speech & language…

    Paperback – 2011-09-30
    Routledge

  • Word Finding Vocabulary Test

    By Catherine Renfrew, Polly Mitchell

    The extent to which pictures, objects, arranged in order of difficulty, can be named correctly is assessed using this test. Most of the objects illustrated have no alternative name, so the responses of children can be quickly measured. Completely revised, this new edition contains 50 line-drawn…

    FLC – 2010-11-02
    Routledge
    The Renfrew Language Scales

  • Action Picture Test

    Revised Edition

    By Speechmark, Catherine Renfrew

    The test has been designed to fulfill the need for a standarised test that ,in a short and simple form, would stimulate children to give samples of spoken language that could be evaluated in terms of information given and the grammatical structures used, viz. Words used to convey information, ie…

    FLC – 2010-11-02
    Routledge
    The Renfrew Language Scales

  • Bus Story Test

    Revised Edition

    By Catherine Renfrew

    The age level of consecutive speech used in retelling a story can be assessed from the information content, sentence length and grammatical usage of this revised test. The test includes a coloured picture story book, a scoring form to photocopy and a manual, but also requires the use of audio…

    Pack – 2010-11-02
    Routledge
    The Renfrew Language Scales

  • Storyboards 2

    By Felicity Durham

    "StoryBoards 2" follows the same successful format as "StoryBoards", but introduces fantasy locations and suggests activities and outcomes to encourage children to understand how to develop imaginative writing. The activities provide a framework which helps them to use their imagination to invent…

    GME – 2009-04-27
    Routledge

  • Practical Intervention for Early Childhood Stammering

    Palin PCI Approach

    By Elaine Kelman, Alison Nicholas

    Therapy for young children who stammer is now high priority, with growing research evidence supporting early intervention. This manual from the Michael Palin Centre for stammering Children (MPC) is a detailed, step-by-step guide intended to support general and specialist speech and language…

    Paperback – 2008-07-02
    Routledge

  • Storyboards

    'StoryBoards' is a simple and fun game resource to help children with language and communication difficulties develop their narrative skills. Using game boards and colourfully-illustrated picture cards, StoryBoards helps children to visualise and practise telling a story through identifying the…

    GME – 2005-11-28
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Using Spoken Language

    Games for 7 to 9 Year Olds

    By Catherine Delamain, Jill Spring

    Following on from the award-winning Speaking, Listening  Understanding (for children aged from 5 to 7 years), this collection of original games and activities is designed to help children aged from 7 to 9 years.  The exercises can be used by mainstream teachers with the relevant age group…

    Paperback – 2004-08-31
    Routledge

  • Talkabout Relationships

    Building Self-Esteem and Relationship Skills

    By Alex Kelly

    The third title in the successful "Talkabout" series, "Talkabout Relationships" reflects current literature and research on developing relationships for people with learning disabilities, and aims, through groupwork, to improve self-esteem and relationship skills in people who are having…

    Paperback – 2004-08-30
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Speaking, Listening and Understanding

    Games for Young Children

    By Catherine Delamain, Jill Spring

    Winner of the Primary Books category at the 2004 Education Resources Awards and Highly Commended in the Books for Learning Teaching category of the 2004 TES/NASEN Special Needs Book Awards. Written by two experienced speech language therapists, who have worked extensively alongside mainstream…

    Paperback – 2003-06-26
    Routledge

  • Developing Baseline Communication Skills

    By Catherine Delamain, Jill Spring

    "Developing Baseline Communication Skills" is a practical resource designed to fit with the baseline assessments that are now part of the national curriculum in schools. It contains a programme of games and activities aimed at fostering personal and social development and promoting language and…

    Paperback – 1999-01-01
    Routledge

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