Back to School Books

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It’s already back to school time! If you follow us on Teachers Pay Teachers, you’ve seen that we’ve added a few new back to school products. If you don’t follow us on TPT, you totally should (click HERE)! Be the first to know about freebies and new products!

Articulation Books for Back to School by The Speech Girls

One of our new products is this adorable Bus Book! This picture isn’t totally accurate… After I took this picture I thought the bus should really be driving the other direction, so I switched it. AND, my print was clearly running out of ink. This little bus book includes /b, p, k, g/ in the initial positions. You get 4 little books that fit perfectly in a purse or speech bag. I just printed mine and stapled it, but you could laminate it and punch a hole in the top left to make a keyring book, too. 

After we saw how cute the little bus was, we decided to make a backpack as well! The books are identical, but the backpack is slightly narrower. There are 14 targets in each book. These could also be great for expanding! Or, if you wanted to get creative, you could mix and match the pages to make a book full of early words (some that are included are, “go”, “ball”, “bath”, “car”, “banana”, “puppy”, and “bubbles”). 

Articulation Books for Back to School by The Speech Girls

Lemonade Articulation

Lemonade Articulation | Summer articulation craft activity

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If you saw our Watermelon Articulation post, you can tell we’re dreaming of summer over here. It all started when Alex found the cutest lemon-shaped stamp in the dollar bins at Michael’s last week. I whipped up some pitchers full of articulation practice and some watermelon slices.

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Watermelon Articulation

Watermelon Articulation | Summer articulation craft activity

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Even though it’s cold and rainy this week in Northern California, we keep dreaming of summer! It’s not just watermelon, we’re dreaming of lemonade, too! This activity is NO PREP and has low ink options (color options also!). All you need is an ink pad or some crayons and you’re ready to go. This pack includes /k, f, s, th, l, r/ in the initial position, plus vocalic r.

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KSPT – Kaufman Speech Praxis Test for Children

A quick overview of the KSPT | An SLP resource guide to administering the Kaufman Speech Praxis Test - A formal assessment for childhood apraxia of speech (CAS)

This is not a comprehensive guide. Please refer to the manual when administering, scoring, and converting scores for this test and all other assessments. We hope this guide is a helpful tool for writing reports or refreshing your memory when choosing an appropriate test for a client.

Overview

The Kaufman Speech Praxis Test for Children (KSPT) is a standardized norm-referenced test that assists in the identification and treatment of CAS. It is normed for children ages 2;0 to 5;11. The KSPT has normative information related to populations of children with and without CAS. The assessment helps identify where the breakdown is in the speech system. The KSPT measures the child’s imitative response to the clinician and points to systematic course of treatment. The stimuli include syllables and words consisting of real and made up words. It is helpful in tracking the progress of motor-speech proficiency (Kaufman, 1995). No materials are needed besides the protocol.

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TELD-3 Test of Early Language Development

A quick guide to the TELD | An SLP resource to formal assessments - Administering the TELD

The Speech Girls have been busy lately! We just started a new semester, which means new clients, which means… report writing. As I was writing a description of the TELD, I thought it would be a great resource to share. I hope you all find this new series helpful in your report writing!

This is not a comprehensive guide. Please refer to the manual when administering, scoring, and converting scores for this test and all other assessments. We hope this guide is a helpful tool for writing reports or refreshing your memory when choosing an appropriate test for a client.

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