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Welcome to the Speechmark Content Hub! Discover the latest content, articles, information, thoughts, resources and more from Speechmark, covering education, health and social care, featuring pieces from our expert authors. We aim to provide content that reflects the latest best practice that is written by experts, designed to support and inspire practitioners, teachers and parents.

We've brought together content covering Speech & Language Therapy (SLT), Special Educational Needs (SEN), Social & Emotional Skills, Early Years, and Mental Health. Gain inspiration for your daily practice, increase your knowledge in specialist areas, and stay up-to-date with the latest news and hot topics.


FreeBook & Author Interview: Rollercoaster Series


Download a copy of our FreeBook on the Rollercoaster Series, containing excerpts deigned to help children explore and manage their emotions, and hear from author Paula Nagel about her inspiration for the series and how it can be best put into practice.

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Free-to-View Chapters: Art and Design for Children with SEN


Teaching art and design to children with Special Educational Needs is challenging but immensely rewarding and fun, if you know what it is you want to achieve and how to do this.

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Author Interview: Alison Battye


With the release of her new book, Who's Afraid of AAC?, we've spoken with author Alison Battye about her motivations for the book and how Augmentative and Alternative Communication is a fear professionals should conquer.

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Author Interview: Alex Kelly & TALKABOUT


With a brand new resource and second editions of bestsellers out now, we've spoken with TALKABOUT creator and author Alex Kelly. Read about the origin of TALKABOUT and what makes it so unique.

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Featured Titles

  • 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 (AAC) 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…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17
    Routledge

  • Talkabout Sex and Relationships 1

    A Programme to Develop Intimate Relationship Skills

    By Alex Kelly, Emily Dennis

    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 – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • 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. It is a complete group work resource that offers a…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    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. Social competence is an essential aspect of our quality of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    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. Self-awareness and self-esteem is an…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05
    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. This resources creates the final level of the Talkabout…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Art and Design for Children with SEN

    A Resource for Inclusive Teaching

    By Maureen Glynn

    The purpose of this book is to offer professionals working with children with special educational needs (SEN) a compilation of tried and tested themed lessons, designed to excite and involve children in developing their creative art skills. Each lesson is carefully planned with step by step…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge

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