Books, Apps, Music, Goals, and Referral Documents
Categories: Speech Therapy Activities
Have you ever said: Where did I put that? Or how about those emails we get from our colleagues requesting help with information we know that we have just seen (somewhere). Or, or, have you every saved a beautiful therapy idea only to find it the week after you were working on that theme? Let’s stop reinventing the wheel, and put all of our Speech Therapy Resources in one place.
We built 6 new pages on our website to collect and share resources for Speech Language Pathologists. Find them on our Resource Library above or take a tour of the pages below. Bookmark these pages and add them to your website.
Best Speech Therapy Apps
Find apps that have been categorized and searchable by:
- Speech Language Goals
- Type such as games, themes, etc.
Find this here: Speech Therapy Apps
Resources on Communication Disorders for Parents and Teachers (and us!)
Have research you need to cite or need information to provide to a parent after a new diagnosis? Find resources for parents, definitions, and evaluation and therapy considerations. Communication Disorder Resources pages can be viewed online or downloaded as a pdf.
Find this here: Communication Resources for Parents
Great Storybooks for Speech Therapy
We all love great children’s storybooks. Find out which storybooks SLPs love and how they use them. We have included links to each book and descriptions that are searchable by:
- Speech Language Goals
- Type such as circular, cumulative, rhyme, song, etc.
Find this here: Books for Speech Therapy
Music for Speech Therapy
Ever had those songs twirling around in your head for days after you left the pre-school classroom? This chart of songs includes titles in Spanish and English and links to the songs on iTunes or Amazon. Save tons of time by downloading materials that SLPs have made to go with the songs.
Find this here: Music for Speech Therapy
Speech Therapy Referral Forms
Over 60 pages of referral and data collection sheets for SLPs and teachers! We work across dozens of districts and hundreds of campuses and have tested the forms below until they rated high on the happy meter for teachers, administrators, and speech pathologists alike. Just four pages from the referral packet get you ALL the information you need to create a solid referral. It is an interactive image that lets you hop around to the sheets you need need immediately.
Find this here: Speech Therapy Referral Documents
Speech Therapy Goal Bank in Spanish and English
Find measurable goals in Spanish and English that align with classroom concerns and objectives. We are continually adding to the following areas to create an extensive database.
- Expressive, Receptive, and Pragmatic Language
Find this here: Speech Therapy Goals
What about a normal development for children who are sequential bilinguals? Teachers do not know what is normal at my school and 90% of the children come from Spanish speaking families. There is no systematic instruction of English for these children much less a way for teachers to know if what their students are doing language-wise is “normal.”
You are right. Normal development of bilingual students so often gets confused with impaired development. If you work primarily with Spanish-Speakers, there are developmental norms charts on our Evaluation Resources page that are good for illustrating to teachers which sounds and language processes are expected for bilingual speakers to develop differently. We also put together a really comprehensive e-book that has over 40 pages of charts and resources.