This page is a compilation of my content and my favorite resources available for language in speech therapy – discover tons of ideas, activities, websites, and resources for this population! Bookmark this page or save it to Pinterest with the image at the bottom!
How and Why to Teach Categories
How and Why to Teach Basic Concepts
How and Why to Teach Sequencing
How and Why to Teach Negation
A Better Way to Teach Past Tense Verbs
Teaching How to Formulate and Ask Questions
Idioms in Speech Therapy
30 Books to Target Inferencing
25 Wordless Picture Books
30 Books to Help Teach Negation
TYPES OF MATERIALS:
Using Interactive Books (+ a freebie)
Using Barrier Games in Speech Therapy
Creative Ways to Use Trinkets
How to Use Picture Scenes in Speech Therapy
How to Use Short Videos in Speech Therapy
How to Use Blank Comics in Speech Therapy
USING TOYS IN THERAPY:
Play Kitchen in Speech Therapy
12 Ways to Use Mr Potato Head
Toy Farm in Speech Therapy
6 Ways to Use Ball Poppers
Playhouse in Speech Therapy
Wind Up Toys in Speech Therapy
Train Set in Speech Therapy
Play Dough Mats in Speech Therapy
Unique Way to Use Puppets
The Importance of Open-Ended Play
Cause and Effect Toys for Early Intervention
Teach Me to Talk– A fantastic resource geared towards parents. The posts have lots of thorough information for early language.
Linguisystems Communication Milestones – A downloadable PDF breaking down speech and language milestones.
The Hanen Centre – A great resource for early language.
Signing Time – Information and resources for teaching sign language.
https://www.k12reader.com/ – A website with tons of worksheets for various skills, such as reading comprehension, main idea, inferences.
https://freelanguagestuff.com/ – Hundreds of language worksheets and activities.
MyPlayHome – Target just about every language goal and easily incorporate articulation or discuss pragmatics. I mostly use it to work on pronouns, verbs, following directions, sentence formulation, sequencing, and turn-taking. There is also a school, stores, and hospital ones!
Splingo – There are a series of apps for targeting pronouns, following directions, categories, actions, and more. Splingo is a little alien that kids love. There is data tracking and reinforcers. You can customize what targets are given in the settings.
Speech with Milo – There are different apps for targeting sequencing, prepositions, and verbs. They are fun and interactive!
Language Bundle by Virtual Speech Center – Get a great discount with this bundle of 6 apps: Wh questions, verbs, describing, prepositions, social norms, concepts. They also have an Early Language Bundle you might be interested in.
Language Super Bundle by Smarty Ears – Smarty Ears also has a money-saving bundle for language apps. It contains 10 apps with categories, adjectives, and more. Check out their Elementary Language Bundle and Middle School Language Bundle.
Make a Scene – A sticker app with sound effects! Use for vocabulary, following directions, prepositions, describing, wh questions, or as a reinforcer! There are 10 themes for $19.99 or purchase individually for $2.99
The Informed SLP – A subscription-based service that summarizes new research every month!
Farm Interactive Book – Farm themed interactive book targeting various speech and language goals.
Following Directions Mazes – There are 6 mazes included with 2-4 step directions.
Boom Cards Sentence Scramble – Unscramble the 3-6 word sentences! Work on syntax, grammar, and sequencing by dragging and dropping the words in the correct order.
No Print Winter Nouns and Pronouns – Winter-themed no print, interactive PDF targeting nouns, and pronouns! No printing, cutting, or laminating! Just download, save, and open on your computer or tablet. If using an iPad, I recommend opening in iBooks.
St Patrick’s Day Conversation Prompts – St Patrick’s Day themed conversation questions to use for conversation skills, creative writing, group discussions, and more!
Category Match-Up – Practice categories and associations with this NO PREP resource!
Barrier Games – Barrier games are a great way to incorporate many skills: expressive skills (giving directions), receptive skills (following directions), social skills, basic concepts, vocabulary, categorization, sentence formation, and storytelling.
What Doesn’t Belong Scenes – Practice negation, association, and categories with this 5 page, no-prep activity!
Speech Therapy Handouts – This download has many developmental charts for various language targets.
Speech-Language Development Handouts – Speech therapy development charts, milestones, and hierarchies! Evidence-based infographics with definitions and explanations.
Basic Concepts Bundle – Temporal, Qualitative, Quantitative, Negation. Perfect for introducing basic concepts in repetitive, consistent activities that keep kids engaged. No prep, print and go pages – or just open on your device!
Basic Concepts 2 Bundle – Adjectives, Opposites, Emotions, Categories. Perfect for introducing basic concepts in speech therapy with repetitive, consistent worksheets that keep kids engaged. No prep, print and go pages – or just open on your device!
Prepositions Bundle – Perfect for introducing prepositions and positional concepts in repetitive, consistent activities that keep kids engaged. No prep, print and go pages – or just open on your device! Black and white pages included for an ink-saving option or to send home!
Seasons Language Scenes – Versatile, no prep or no print scenes to target many language goals: WH questions, following directions, verbs, prepositions, possessive nouns & pronouns, third-person pronouns, formulating sentences, and conversation skills. Grab the growing bundle to get all sets discounted + all future sets for free!
Interactive Books Bundle – Keep busy bodies engaged, are a perfect on-the-go therapy tool, and target countless expressive and receptive goals. Included are flashcards, worksheets, and activities for pronouns, possessive nouns, verbs, sentence structure, WH questions, following directions, inferences, categorizing and more.
Barrier Games Bundle – Barrier games a great way to incorporate many skills: expressive skills (giving directions), receptive skills (following directions), social skills, basic concepts, vocabulary, categorization, sentence formation, and storytelling.
3-6 Step Sequencing Bundle – Sequencing events and stories with pictures! This resource includes 3-6 step ADL (activities of daily living) sequences.
Auditory Memory Maps – This is a comprehensive auditory memory packet focusing on: following directions, word and sentence recall, reading/auditory comprehension, and inferencing that can be used for all ages by adapting!
Pronouns Bundle – Pronouns can be a tricky concept to teach and learn. This packet makes it simple to go step by step in the learning process until generalization of pronouns is achieved.
Sensory Bin Seasons Vocab & Object Function – Target object function and seasonal vocabulary with this fun activity! This product was made as a sensory bin activity but can also be used as flashcards with any game.
Home Themed Life Skills – Target many expressive and receptive language goals with these fun interactive books that are house themed! All first pages include the room scene with items to move and use with the scene. The rest of the pages target a variety of goals that are interactive (coloring, circling, writing, and connecting answers).