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I'm sure we have all met those students who:
* Have a restricted speech sound inventory
* Are using a range of phonological processes
* Are making a range of articulation errors
* Are not ready for the production side of therapy just yet.
Does any of that sound familiar? This pack is designed to meet the needs of those children; with mouth shape prompt cards, targeted modelling phrases, interactive mats, sound association activities and more, this resource is sure to become a staple in your therapy toolkit.
About this pack
Children who find sounds difficult to say, benefit from hearing an adult say sounds to them, without the need/pressure of them saying the sound themselves. The aim of these activities is for the child to listen to you saying the sounds they find more difficult. The child can have a go at saying the sounds if they want to; but they do not have to. The activities are based on the ideas of Focused Auditory Input and Input Modelling, and are suitable for young children, and those with articulation difficulties or disordered phonological processes.
The pack is not seasonally themed so it is suitable to be used all year round, with all types of children. Many of the activities/resources are ready to print and use right away, but some of the others require a little preparation ahead of time, however once you've prepped them, they're ready to use again and again with a wide range of students!
Please note, this download contains two files, one for US English spellings and one with UK/AUS/CA English Spellings.
Page 5 - Mouth Shape Cards- Ideas for Use
Pages 6-8 - Mouth Shape Cards (color)
Pages 9-11 - Mouth Shape Cards (black & white)
Page 12 - Modelling Phrases- Ideas for Use
Pages 13-14 - Sound Association Activity Ideas
Pages 15-22 - Targeted Modelling Phrase Cards (color)
Pages 23-30 - Targeted Modelling Phrase Cards (black & white)
Page 31 - Interactive Mats- Ideas for Use
Page 32 - Parent Handout
Pages 33-56 - Interactive Mats for All Sounds (one page per sound, all black & white)
Page 57 - ‘I Can Find’ Mats- Ideas for Use
Pages 58-59- Long Sounds Mats
Pages 60-61 - Short Sounds Mats
Pages 62-63 - Loud Sounds
Pages 64-65 - Quiet Sounds
Page 66 - Front Sounds
Page 67 - Back Sounds
This pack also includes a homework handout for parents, so the activities can easily be sent home for extra practice too!