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 and Francis.

Bestsellers

  • The Hopla Box

    By Cego Publishers

    The Hopla Box focuses on the four basic feelings of happy, sad, angry and afraid through four endearing animal characters – Hopla the rabbit, Lola the cat, Onki the pig and Nina the bear. A thorough exploration of these four basic feelings can prepare children for the later experience of more…

    Pack – 2017-03-03
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • Early Communication Skills

    Early Communication Skills 3e, 3rd Edition

    By Julia Kidd

    'Early Communication Skills' has been a popular and widely used publication since becoming available in 1991. Now in its third edition, the resource retains its original approach to communication, providing a source of fresh educational and therapeutic ideas for pre-school children. Special…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge
    Early Skills

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Brain Injury Workbook

    Exercises for Cognitive Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition

    By Trevor Powell

    Evolved from working with head injured groups at Headway and those attempting to return to work, this is a rich, comprehensive and photocopiable workbook for professionals, carers and clients. It contains over 140 cognitive rehabilitation exercises - tailored for memory, thinking skills, executive…

    Paperback – 2013-03-28
    Routledge

  • Bothered

    Helping Teenagers Talk About Their Feelings

    By Margot Sunderland

    At this challenging developmental stage, when teenagers are finding things difficult, this book can really help. It is full of tools and techniques of what to say and how to be, enabling teenagers to move from unhappiness, poor functioning or learning blocks, to a place of self-awareness, self…

    Paperback – 2012-03-30
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Emotional Wellbeing

    An Introductory Handbook

    By Sheila Burton, Gillian Shotton

    This is an essential book for those wishing to make a positive contribution to the emotional ethos of their place of work. Written by two popular and experienced authors who offer training to school staff, it aims to help people learn about emotional literacy and promote it with individuals, groups…

    Paperback – 2011-12-01
    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

  • Talkabout for Children 2

    Developing Social 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 social skills. Social competence is an essential aspect of our quality of life and this resource will help you to develop these…

    Paperback – 2011-09-30
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout Board Game

    By Alex Kelly

    This is a fun way to develop 5 key skill areas. This board game has been designed to support work on social communication skills, self esteem and friendship skills. The Talkabout board game is a journey through the week where a player will encounter a number of different social skills tasks that…

    GME – 2011-07-11
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Children 1

    Developing Self Awareness and Self Esteem

    By Alex Kelly

    Developing self awareness and self esteem. Designed specifically for young children (aged 4 or above) or children with special needs, this practical resource is packed with activities and games for developing self awareness and self esteem. Self awareness and self esteem is an essential…

    Paperback – 2011-03-03
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • 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 Mental Health Handbook

    A Cognitive Behavioural Approach

    By Trevor Powell

    This is an extremely comprehensive resource of photocopiable handouts to aid therapeutic intervention. This treasury of successful photocopiable handouts is sensibly organised for quick access in one convenient package. Now updated, the third edition incorporates the latest developments in…

    Paperback – 2009-10-15
    Routledge

  • Talkabout for Teenagers

    Developing Social and Emotional Communication Skills

    By Alex Kelly

    This is a complete group work resource offering a hierarchical approach to teaching social and relationship skills to teenagers. Designed specifically for teenagers, this practical workbook provides ready-made material for running social and relationship skills groups with older children and young…

    Paperback – 2009-10-13
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Big Book of Blob Trees

    By Pip Wilson

    This title features 50 different blob trees to explore feelings. This unique collection of Blob trees with all its various Blob characters is a fabulous way of opening up discussions about feelings and developing the understanding of emotions, empathy and self-awareness. The different trees show…

    Paperback – 2009-03-21
    Routledge
    Blobs

  • 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

  • Practical Intervention for Early Childhood Stammering

    Palin PCI Approach

    By Elaine Kelman

    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

  • Draw on Your Relationships

    Creative Ways to Explore, Understand and Work Through Important Relationship Issues

    By Margot Sunderland

    Written by the award-winning author of Draw on Your Emotions, this book is designed for professionals to help people explore, communicate and learn more about themselves in light of their relationships. Many children, teenagers and adults never sit down to reflect on their relationships. As a…

    Paperback – 2008-06-27
    Routledge
    Draw On

  • Feelings Blob Cards

    By Pip Wilson

    This work helps initiate discussion and reflection about feelings. What are the Blobs? They are neither male nor female, young or old, slave or free! They are open to interpretation. Each character could be you, your best friend or a personal enemy. What's true for you might be completely the…

    FLC – 2008-05-07
    Routledge
    Blobs

  • The Feelings Artbook

    Promoting Emotional Literacy Through Drawing

    By Ruby Radburn

    48 activities that explore emotional issues through drawing. For many children, drawing is a more pleasurable activity than writing. These activities and worksheets use drawing as the basis for exploring emotional issues and promoting children's emotional literacy. The book is intended for anyone…

    Paperback – 2008-03-04
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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
    Sequencing 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
    Sequencing ColorCards

  • 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

  • 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
    Sequencing ColorCards

  • Odd One Out

    By Speech Mark

    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

  • Early Actions

    By Speechmark

    These pocket sized set of flashcards - comparable in size and quality to a good pack of playing cards - are designed to support teaching and therapeutic input. It is an imaginative way and creative method of developing a verb vocabulary. Knowing these action words increase vocabulary and helps…

    FLC – 1999-01-01
    Routledge
    Pocket ColorCards

  • The Restorative Classroom

    Using Restorative Approaches to Foster Effective Learning

    Restorative approaches are about more than just repairing relationships when things go wrong, they are also about making and maintaining relationships and they inform a style of teaching just as much as they do an approach to problem solving and conflict resolution.  By giving everyone a voice…

    Paperback – 1999-01-01
    Routledge

  • 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
    Sequencing ColorCards

  • Draw on Your Emotions

    By Margot Sunderland

    This manual contains a series of structured "easy to do" picture exercises to help people of all ages express, communicate and deal more effectively with their emotions in everyday life. Providing a series of photocopiable illustrations, it is a source of effective ready made material. This book…

    Paperback – 1997-11-30
    Routledge
    Draw On

  • 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 Multi-Match

  • 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
    Sequencing 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

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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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