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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 (Pre 2012)

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

  • 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

  • Aphasia Screening Test (AST)

    A Multi-Dimensional Assessment Procedure for Adults with Acquired Aphasia

    By Renata Whurr

    This is a hugely successful, tried and tested assessment for adults with acquired aphasia. Used by more than 2,000 speech & language therapists, this user-friendly and enjoyable assessment is straightforward to use, easy to interpret and clinically effective. Portable and suitable for bedside…

    CD-ROM – 2011-10-15
    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 Cards - Group Cohesion Games

    Group Cohesion Activities

    By Alex Kelly

    This collection of 20 games designed to help group cohesion can be used to enhance a social skills activity or as warm up and finishing games. Fun, quick, easy to play and use the familiar Talkabout drawings for visual cues. Contents include: 20 group games. Each game card includes instructions for…

    FLC – 2011-08-31
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout Cards - Self Awareness Game

    Self Awareness Activities

    By Alex Kelly

    This title features 20 group games to encourage self awareness and effective social skills. Fun, quick and easy to play, this game features the familiar Talkabout drawings to provide visual cues. Contents 20 group games. Each game card includes instructions for playing the game and colour coding to…

    FLC – 2011-08-31
    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

  • Narrative Intervention Programme

    By Victoria Joffe

    This book improves the understanding and telling of stories in secondary school students and young adults. Specifically designed for older children and young adults, this practical language programme was created by a specialist speech & language therapist with input from secondary school…

    Paperback – 2011-06-30
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Visual Metaphors Photocard Toolkit

    By Jessica Kane

    This title stimulates creative thinking and promotes effective communication. A superb collection of 56 stunning images used in conjunction with a range of tasks specifically designed to stimulate thought and build ideas for participants and groups. Each task contains clear instructions and…

    FLC – 2011-01-13
    Routledge

  • Talkabout

    This is a superb set of posters designed to complement the Talkabout range. The posters provide visual stimulus to support work on social skills covering: Talkabout Talking - How do we communicate?; the way we talk; starting a conversation; ending conversations; listening. Talkabout Assertiveness -…

    Poster – 2010-11-26
    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

  • Talkabout Assessment

    This is a social skills assessment tool. This comprehensive tool provides an assessment of social skills in the following areas: Body Language - eye contact; facial expressions, gestures, distance, touch, fidgeting, posture and personal appearance; The Way We Talk - Volume, Rate, Clarity,…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2010-07-23
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Fun with Sounds

    By Sue Duggleby

    Edited by Ross Duggleby

    This title offers a game to encourage production of specific speech sounds and to develop vocabulary. Children learn to say speech sounds during the first 5 to 6 years of life. This fun resource helps children with their speech development and encourages the production of specific speech sounds.…

    FLC – 2010-06-03
    Routledge

  • The Dysfluency Resource Book

    By Jackie Turnbull

    This is a comprehensive resource book for treating adults who stammer. Completely revised and updated to take account of current practice, this new edition draws together the latest information on therapy for adults along with practical examples of exercises, tasks and activities that can be used…

    Paperback – 2010-05-15
    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

  • Let's Talk

    Feelings

    By Nicholls Sue

    This book presents a card game to enable people to become more aware of their feelings. For adults and children; With individuals or in small groups, home, school (eg circle time, learning support), therapy; Adaptable: 5 min ice breaker to 6 separate workshop sessions; and it can be played with a…

    FLC – 2009-08-04
    Routledge
    Games for Talking

  • Let's Talk

    Assertiveness

    By Sue Nicholls

    Let's Talk: Assertiveness is a card game to improve communication and confidence. It is an adaptable resource, designed for use as a 5 min ice breaker, in a one hour discussion, or in a series of more detailed workshop sessions. It includes information on assertiveness, including how to say no,…

    FLC – 2009-08-04
    Routledge
    Games for Talking

  • 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

  • SPPARC

    Supporting Partners of People with Aphasia in Relationships and Conversation

    "SPPARC" highlights the importance of working with partners in order to create real life change both for partners and for people with aphasia. "The SPPARC" pack consists of a manual, CD Rom and DVD and provides: practical resources to run, support and conversation training programmes either for…

    Paperback – 2008-07-11
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Let's Talk Social Skills

    A Game to Promote Social Communication

    By Lesley Mayne

    Let's Talk Social Skills cards are designed to build stronger communication skills. The social skills topics can be used as a therapeutic activity, a warm-up exercise, or a closing game. Communication partners practice engaging in conversation with peers and adults by addressing statements or…

    FLC – 2008-06-23
    Routledge
    Games for Talking

  • Achieving Speech and Language Targets

    A Resource for Individual Education Planning

    By Catherine Delamain, Jill Spring

    "Achieving Speech & Language Targets" is a practical resource book for Special Needs Coordinators (SENCOs), teachers, teaching assistants and speech & language therapists who are working with children who have significant language delay and who are in their first year at school. Checklists…

    Paperback – 2007-07-19
    Routledge

  • The Fun with Food Programme

    Therapeutic Intervention for Children with Aversion to Oral Feeding

    By Arlene McCurtin

    Contributors: Arlene McCurtin, Damhnait Ni Mhurchu, Petro van deventer, Marie Kennedy, Ger McGuirk, Trish Morrison, Jeni Malone…

    Paperback – 2007-01-10
    Routledge

  • My Friend Daniel Doesn't Talk

    By Sharon Longo

    When outgoing Ryan meets Daniel, a boy who is too afraid to talk in school or other places outside of his home, he befriends the silent boy, defending him in school to the other children. Their friendship grows, and Daniel feels comfortable enough to talk to his new friend. Ryan's tendency to 'talk…

    Paperback – 2006-10-12
    Routledge

  • What Do You Mean?

    By Louise Scrivener

    These illustrated cards are ideal either as a fun activity resource or for using with people who interpret language literally, including those with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Featuring thirty-eight commonly-used idioms and metaphors, each pair of cards shows scenarios that demonstrate both the…

    FLC – 2006-09-21
    Routledge
    Games for Talking

  • Talkabout DVD

    Social Communication Skills

    This is a valuable resource for anyone using the 'Talkabout' series, this video brings social skills to life! - Contains acted scenarios for each skill being taught, modelling both poor and good behaviour. This title uses a number of settings and different ages, and includes an instruction booklet…

    DVD – 2006-07-20
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Developing Language Concepts

    Programmes for School-Aged Children

    By Bridget Burrows

    This book is a valuable resource for all speech language therapists, teachers and support assistants working with children in schools and community clinics. It provides practical, step-by-step photocopiable programmes to help with specific language concepts, such as amount, colour, size, time and…

    Paperback – 2006-06-13
    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

  • Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists Clinical Guidelines

    By Sylvia Taylor-Goh

    The aim of these guidelines is to provide clinicians, managers and service users with statements regarding the clinical management of specific disorders or conditions and in some instances, particular populations. The guidelines assist in the clinical decision-making process by providing…

    Paperback – 2005-03-29
    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

  • The Frenchay E-Tran Frame

    By Speechmark

    The E-train (eye-transfer) frame is a low-tech communication aid for people who have difficulty with speech. How does it work? The frame is held by the communication partner and 18" in front of the user's face at eye level. The user looks at the place where the letter they wish to communicate is…

    Paperback – 2004-05-06
    Routledge

  • BNVR: The Butt Non-Verbal Reasoning Test

    The Butt Non-Verbal Reasoning Test

    By Pamela Butt, Romola Bucks

    The BNVR Test is a unique non-linguistic approach for identifying whether a cognitive (problem-solving) deficit as well as a linguistic deficit exists in individuals with acquired aphasia. Recognising cognitive deficits in terms of problem-solving may be  a key factor in understanding why some…

    Paperback – 2004-03-25
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Semantic Workbooks

    By Kay Beveridge

    Using hundreds of clear and captivating illustrations, this resource, divided into 6 sections, housed in a ring binder provides a range of semantic therapy ideas and materials. Designed for use with adults with acquired neurological disorders and based on the cognitive neuropsychological model of…

    Paperback – 2002-12-04
    Routledge

  • Working with Dysphagia

    By Lizzy Marks, Deirdre Rainbow

    This practical text is indispensable to all clinicians working with dysphagia and is suitable for those involved in a range of settings and with a diversity of client groups. With its perspective on everyday working practice, "Working with Dysphagia" fills a gap in an area where practical and…

    Paperback – 2001-10-31
    Routledge
    Working with
    Working With Series

  • 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

  • Eating and Drinking Difficulties in Children

    A Guide for Practitioners

    By April Winstock

    Clearly illustrated, this is the ultimate practical handbook for all professionals working with children with eating and drinking difficulties, and an essential guide for all students studying this area of therapy. Covering the complex issues involved in the field of eating and drinking…

    Paperback – 1999-01-01
    Routledge

  • Let's Talk!

    By Patricia Roe

    "Let's Talk!" is a set of discussion and prompt cards designed for use by all groups. The pack is divided into the following three themes: One thing ...One thing I feel I do well is...One thing that amuses me is...One thing that would brighten up my day is ...Think back: What is your earliest…

    FLC – 1998-06-01
    Routledge
    Games for Talking

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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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