Speech and Language Therapy Books

Learn more about our books that support speech and language therapists working with both children and adults. Published by Routledge, under the Speechmark imprint, they are written by experts and full of practical, easy-to-use materials to save time and enhance effectiveness. They support and inspire those working with children in educational settings, as well as clinical speech and language therapists in private practice.

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Speech and Language Therapy in the Early Years

  • Speech and Language in the Early Years is packed full of practical ideas and techniques to support speech and language development in young children. It will help early years practitioners to develop language-rich interactions to facilitate language development in their everyday work and will encourage reflective practice.

  • Helping Children Find Their Voices is a guide for parents and practitioners supporting children in the early stages of learning to talk, specifically to understand and use two-word sentences. It can also be bought in a set along with four colourful picture books that provide rich opportunities for conversation and engagement, using a serve and return structure and based around pivot words. 

  • School Start Storybooks support language development in reception and Key Stage 1 aged children both in school and at home. Each book contains a colourful and engaging story designed to appeal to young children, and with language specifically chosen for children with language needs.


  • Word Aware 2 supports Early Years practitioners in the provision of effective vocabulary development in preschool children of all abilities. Read a free sample from the book

Speech and Language Therapy in Primary School

  • Word Aware is a structured process for teaching vocabulary. Find out more

  • Morph Mastery supports learners with specific learning difficulties (SpLD) who are struggling with spelling, reading and vocabulary. Author Louise Selby has provided this handy introduction to morphology.

  • DLD and Me is a practical workbook for use with children and young people with developmental language disorder. Read the introduction which includes an overview of the 12-step program.

  • Colourful Semantics provides professionals with an engaging, dynamic way to support children’s language development. It is suitable for use with children aged four to nine.

Speech and Language Therapy in Secondary School

  • Language for Behaviour and Emotions supports professionals who work with children and young people who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs and Speech, Language and Communication needs. Get your free Language for Behaviour and Emotions Toolkit

  • Study Skills for Students with SLCN includes a flexible 10-session programme that takes a holistic approach to learning and encourages students to take an active role in their studies. It has been created to support a range of students, including those with a known diagnosis of autism, developmental language disorder, dyslexia, dyspraxia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

  • Reading Between the Lines provides accessible and easy-to-use material for professionals who need to support the development of inference skills in children aged 8-12. It will be particularly valuable to professionals working with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorders or Speech, Language and Communication Needs, who need particular support with inference as they develop their broader social communication skills.

Clinical Speech and Language Therapy for Adults

  • The Speech and Language Activity Resource Book includes a set of activities and worksheets designed to support speech and language therapists as they deliver personalised and engaging therapy sessions for aduts.

  • Working with Voice Disorders offers practical insight and direction into all aspects of voice disorders, from assessment and diagnosis to intervention and case management. 


  • Stammering Resources for Adults and Teenagers brings together the very latest developments in the field of stammering and dysfluency in adults and teenagers and draws on the expert knowledge of contributors from a wide range of fields, such as specialist speech and language therapy, education, psychology and youth work.

Clinical Speech and Language Therapy for Children

  • Working with Children’s Language support practitioners who work with young children with delayed language acquisition. It covers topics such as attention control and listening, the role of play, verbal comprehension and the acquisition of spoken expressive language and includes targeted games and activities to use with children.

  • Palin Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Early Childhood Stammering supports generalist and specialist speech and language therapists as they develop their knowledge, skills and confidence in working with young children who stammer and their families.

  • The Selective Mutism Resource Manual includes an up-to-date summary of literature and theory to deepen your understanding of selective mutism and ideas on assessment and management in home, school and community settings.