Speechmark

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.

Speechmark is now a part of Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Group.

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Inspiring, professional materials designed to help develop both language and social skills. The colorcards® are uniquely created for use by a range of specialists including speech & language therapists, educators and care and rehabilitation professionals.

  • Basic Verbs

    2nd Edition

    By Speechmark

    Basic Verbs, 2nd Edition has been fully updated for 2016, featuring 48 professionally-photographed cards that illustrate frequently used verbs in simple settings. Each card can be selected to be used independently or grouped with others for use to encourage discussion and consideration…

    FLC – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Everyday Objects

    2nd Edition

    By Speechmark

    Everyday Objects, 2nd Edition, features fully updated new images for 2016. This set of professionally-photographed cards include objects found in both indoor and outdoor settings. The cards are arranged in categories, for example, food, household objects, personal items, clothes, outside objects.…

    FLC – 2016-06-27
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Adjectives

    By Speechmark

    This title features 48 cards which develop comprehension and expression of adjectives. It is a set of 48 large format cards which have two of the same items on each card to illustrate a variety of different adjectives. For example: big and little - parcels, hats, balls, sunglasses, teddies; long…

    FLC – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Who, What, When, Where Colorcards -Interrogative Pronouns

    Wh Questions

    By Speechmark

    Who, What, When, Where, Why? Colorcards Understanding Interrogative Pronouns What are interrogative pronouns? Where can I find a set of cards that will help me understand them? The answers can be found in the carefully selected set of cards which will provide endless opportunities to discover,…

    FLC – 2014-03-05
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Story Starters

    By Speechmark

    This title presents 30 large format cards to stimulate narrative. Boost creative writing sessions with these wonderful cards which provide an image for the opening of a narrative and can be expressed as storytelling, drama, poetry or prose. The cards are grouped into genres including: Fantasy;…

    FLC – 2009-04-22
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Feelings ColorCards

    By Speechmark

    Produced by Speechmark, ColorCards[registered] are a hugely adaptable teaching tool designed to help develop both language and social skills. Real objects, people, situations and activities are shown on the photographs to provide you with creative and highly visual ways to help children to explore…

    FLC – 2009-02-04
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • What are They Thinking?

    By Speechmark

    This is an inspiring and creative resource for developing empathy, understanding feelings and recognising emotions. Designed to stimulate animated discussion, these imaginative photocards provide an innovative way of initiating conversation with individuals and groups. They are also useful for…

    FLC – 2009-02-04
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • What's Wrong?

    2nd Edition

    By Speechmark

    This title features 48 cards which develop perceptual skills. Each image in this collection of 48 photographic cards shows something wrong, either as it is happening or when it is about to happen. It is lively and humorous. These images are highly motivating to students of all ages and abilities.…

    FLC – 2007-01-16
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Sequences

    6 and 8- Step for Children

    By Speechmark

    This title features a more complex set including both 6 and 8-step sequences of a variety of activities photographed in both indoor and outdoor locations. These sequences provide excellent opportunities for more advanced language work including syntax, grammar, vocabulary and time concepts. Some…

    FLC – 2005-05-12
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Sequences

    6 and 8-step for Adults

    By Speechmark

    This title features 6 and 8 - step sequences photographed in a variety of indoor and outdoor locations provide excellent opportunities for language work including syntax, grammar, vocabulary and time concepts. Adult models and appropriate activities make this set ideal for working with adults and…

    FLC – 2005-05-01
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Basic Sequences

    By Speechmark

    This title offers 48 cards illustrating everyday activities in 3-step sequences. Use these three-step sequences to demonstrate simple sequentially related actions which will help establish basic concepts and encourage an understanding of order and direction. The set of 16 three-step sequences…

    FLC – 2001-01-01
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Odd One Out

    By Speechmark

    Find the odd one out! This is a superb set of 48 cards which show objects on each card, all of the same category type except one - an odd one out. Level 1 shows four objects, level 2 five objects and level 3 six objects. Examples include: Ice cream, popcorn, sweets - swan; Cup, bowl, plate, jug -…

    FLC – 2000-01-01
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Social Behaviour

    By Speechmark

    This title features 44 cards on skills for daily living. These full-colour cards illustrate a variety of familiar situations and activities that can be used with older chidren and adults who require intervention in the area of appropriate social behaviour. Some cards show a good understanding of…

    FLC – 1999-01-01
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Problem Solving

    By Speechmark

    This title offers illustrating problems and solutions. Illustrating problems and two possible ways of solving them, this pack of 48 cards is ideal for use in the classroom or clinic with children and adults of all ages. There are three cards in each sequence; the first shows the problem and the…

    FLC – 1998-01-01
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • ColorCards Multi Match: Categories

    By Speechmark

    Comprising two sets of identical pairs, Multi-Match has been designed for a variety of games, matching tasks and activities suitable for all work with children, adolescents and adults. The cards are so versatile, giving huge scope for activities such as pelmanism and lotto with all age groups. The…

    FLC – 1997-06-01
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Cause and Effect

    By Speechmark

    This title offers 48 cards illustrating 2-step sequences of day-to-day events. Designed to help develop logical and critical thinking skills, this set will also help with verbal reasoning, as well as encourage the use and practice of questioning. It contains 24 sequenced pairs that illustrate how '…

    FLC – 1997-06-01
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • What's Missing? Colorcards

    By Speechmark

    This pack comprises 48 large format photocards. The cards are divided into 24 pairs of pictures. One of each pair (card A) is complete and acts as a reference card. The second card of the pair (card B) has five items or part items removed. Some cards are simple visually and conceptually; others are…

    FLC – 1996-01-01
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Emotions

    By Speechmark

    These cards have been designed to enable students to focus on the subject of emotions more easily. The clear illustrations of emotional situations encourage understanding of other people's feelings. The design allows a flexible approach and also a variety of individual interpretation and response.…

    FLC – 1996-01-01
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • What's Different?

    By Speechmark

    You can develop visual discrimination. Three differences exist between each pair of cards in this set. The task is to identify and explain the differences, encouraging a wide range of communication and language skills. The set comprises 24 pairs of photographs showing well-known activities…

    FLC – 1992-06-01
    Routledge
    Colorcards

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  1. Go to www.routledge.com/cw/speechmark

OR

  1. Go to the product page for your book. To find it, just enter the book’s title or ISBN in the search box above.
  2. On the product page, click the Companion Website button next to the book cover.

Once on the Companion Website page, click the Sign in or Request Access button and follow the instructions.

Please note, if you have previously registered to use a title’s accompanying online resources through Speechmark you will need to register again to gain access through Routledge. This can be done on the Log-In page for each specific title and selecting the 'Request an access token' button.

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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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Catalogue & Pricelist

Speechmark Catalogue 2017

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