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.

colorcards (2010 - Present)

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

    Fully updated for 2016, the 48 professionally-photographed cards 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 about the topic depicted. The cards in this best-selling…

    FLC – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Everyday Objects

    2nd Edition

    By Speechmark Publishing Limited

    Fully updated with new images for 2016, everyday objects featured in 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. The…

    FLC – 2016-06-27
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • More What are They Thinking

    By Speechmark Publishing Limited

    Like the original set of 'What Are They Thinking?' Colorcards, this collection of cards is designed to encourage users to focus on the thoughts and feelings they and other people experience when confronted with a situation. Each card includes a 'thought bubble' to facilitate consideration of both…

    FLC – 2014-10-13
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • More What's Wrong

    By Speechmark Publishing Limited

    This set of 36 cards depicting a range of activities and situations incorrect, unusual or unexpected elements to identify and discuss. The open-ended nature of the problems posed enables differing levels of application, from single identification of the out of place or incorrect feature, to…

    FLC – 2014-08-28
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Decisions / Personal Safety - Outdoors

    By Speechmark Publishing Limited

    Decisions/Personal Safety Colorcards Outdoors Presenting a variety of situations to encourage consideration and discussion. Thinking through how to identify and deal with unexpected and potentially dangerous situations provides invaluable knowledge about possible and appropriate reactions.…

    FLC – 2014-08-14
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • More Everyday Objects

    By Speechmark Publishing Limited

    More Everyday Objects Featuring well known items recognisable to all ages and abilities. The everyday objects featured in this set of cards includes not only home based items but those that are equally familiar but found outside the home. The cards are arranged in categories for example: Food;…

    FLC – 2014-05-22
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Teen Issues - Life Skills

    By Speechmark

    Teen Issues Lifestyle/Life Skills 36 full colour, A5 cards portraying a variety of topics of concern to teenagers. Teenage life often requires decisions to be made in a variety of areas - these cards provide a vehicle to explore best options through discussion, role-play and other activities which…

    FLC – 2014-05-22
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • More Story Starters

    By Speechmark Publishing Limited

    More Story Starters - 36 photographic A5 cards featuring striking images to inspire storytelling. A new set of Story Starters designed to trigger and encourage creative writing and storytelling inspired by a range of interesting and unusual images. Each card can be used independently or grouped…

    FLC – 2014-05-21
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Decisions / Personal Safety - Indoors

    By Speechmark Publishing Limited

    Decisions/Personal Safety Colorcards Indoors. Indoor activities, situations and objects requiring safe decision making. This set of Colorcards illustrates a variety of everyday activities, situations and objects encountered that can easily cause danger and mishap if not considered as a potential…

    FLC – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Teen Issues -Sex and Relationships

    By Speechmark

    36 full colour A5 discussion cards illustrating a multitude of relationships. Relationships come in many guises, presenting exciting and challenging times in equal measure. This set of cards considers a wide range of different types of relationships that may be encountered and have been grouped so…

    FLC – 2014-03-05
    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

  • Listening Skills Social Scenes

    By Speechmark Publishing Limited

    This is a set of beautifully illustrated cards for matching scenes with an accompanying CD to match the sounds to the images. This set of cards and sounds illustrates five familiar scenes and five specific elements within those scenes to identify both visually and through sound. The scenes included…

    FLC – 2014-02-28
    Routledge

  • More Basic Verbs

    By Speechmark Publishing Limited

    More Basic Verbs 36 photographic A5 cards featuring striking images to inspire storytelling. A set of 36 cards featuring basic verbs not included in the first Basic Verbs Colorcard set but also in frequent use. The cards illustrate frequently used verbs in simple settings. Each card can be selected…

    FLC – 2014-02-07
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Family Issues Colorcards

    By Speechmark Publishing Limited

    This is a set of full colour cards showing 36 different issues illustrating diverse family life and experience. A collection of 36 cards designed to generate discussion covering thirty-six topics and issues faced by all or some family members. Each card provides the opportunity to tackle a…

    FLC – 2013-11-27
    Routledge

  • Consequences Discussion Cards

    By Speechmark

    36 cards portraying a range of behaviours and potential outcomes arising as a consequence. Illustrating actions and outcomes, these cards can be used in the classroom or clinic with primary age children. The cards help to reinforce the need to consider outcomes and an appreciation that choices made…

    FLC – 2013-11-13
    Routledge

  • Emotions & Expressions Colorcards 2

    By Sioban Boyce

    Emotions & Expressions 2 Colorcards: This second set of emotion and expression cards provide an increased level of complexity to help tackle problems associated with children who have learned to talk but have not developed sufficient non-verbal understanding to enable them to hold effective…

    FLC – 2013-10-16
    Routledge

  • Who am I?

    Alex Kelly

    By Alex Kelly

    The Talkabout 'Who am I?' cards have been designed to be used with an individual or small group to practice good communication and social skills. The cards could be used in a number of ways such as a warm up game, group cohesion activity or a closing game. They could be used to gel a new group or…

    FLC – 2013-06-12
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Time Sequencing

    By Speechmark

    This beautiful set of cards carefully depicts the passing of time to aid an understanding of order and direction. They can be used in many environments and the accompanying booklet includes ideas and activities for using the cards. The cards are varied in content - for example: Times of the day -…

    FLC – 2013-06-10
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Emotions & Expressions Colorcards

    By Sioban Boyce

    Emotions and Expressions Colorcards Understanding facial expressions. A comprehensive set of cards which provide an opportunity to explore through discussion the likely emotions and responses that are shown in faces and accompanying body language. This is particularly helpful for children who fail…

    FLC – 2013-06-10
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Pairs Plus Colorcards

    By Speech Mark

    36 full colour cards with twelve scenarios and two specific elements to identify and match. Three cards for each of twelve different scenarios covering topics including: On the beach; Playing football; Walking the dog; At the swimming baths; Boiled egg for breakfast; Cinema visit; and Train journey…

    FLC – 2013-01-28
    Routledge

  • How are They Feeling?

    By Speechmark Speechmark

    This title features 30 superb cards to examine and understand hopes and fears. These cards present a range of scenarios and activities that occur frequently or rarely in everyday life, but which may have a huge influence or impact. Using relevant cards from the set provides opportunities to discuss…

    FLC – 2012-04-30
    Routledge

  • Teen Issues

    By Speechmark

    This title includes 36 cards and worksheets to open up discussion on the key issues facing young people today. Growing up in today's world presents young people with a complex range of diverse situations, attitudes and experiences. The versatile cards in this pack have been designed to provide an…

    FLC – 2010-03-10
    Routledge
    Colorcards

Access your Speechmark book’s accompanying online resources

  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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Would you like to be a Speechmark author?

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. 

Find out about how we work with our authors, or contact our Senior Editor Ben Hulme-Cross at Ben.c.hulme-cross@informa.com.

Catalogue & Pricelist

Speechmark Catalogue 2017

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If you would like a hard copy of the 2017 catalogue, please contact us.

Please note, we have a limited stock of hard copies and will not be able to fulfill every request.

For a full list of published and forthcoming titles from Speechmark, simply download our Pricelist. This excel document is regularly updated to contain the most up-to-date titles.

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