Communication Breakdown

Speech Time Fun
Grade Levels
3rd - 8th
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How often do you experience communication breakdowns while working with your speech therapy students? Pretty often, I bet! This resource will not only help your students to identify and repair breakdowns, but it will also help you do the same!


What awesome communication resources are included?

★ Recognizing a communication breakdown visual

★ Looking Confused worksheets

★ Repair It visual

★ Identifying communication breakdown vs. communication success card game

★ Understanding communication breakdown review worksheet

★ Role playing scripts to identify where the breakdown occurs. Students can also practice using repair strategies.

★ I Can Repair worksheet. Students can write the different ways to repair a communication breakdown.



What does the evidence say about working on communication breakdown and repair?Evidence shows that the ability to identify messages unclear and misunderstood is a critical skill for managing communication breakdowns. (Martin et al., 2017)


What are other customers saying about this product?

"I found this product to be super helpful with my students. I will never forget when one of my students caught me having a 'Communication Breakdown!' I was so proud of her for picking up on my own error that I didn't intentionally mean to do! :) Thanks again"

"I love that this not only helps students understand communication breakdowns, but also has a way of teaching strategies for repairing the breakdowns."

"I had literally just written an identifying/repairing communcation breakdown goal the very same day I got a notice for this new product... it was fate! Love the examples and the visuals :)"


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