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"How Katie Got a Voice (and a Cool New Nickname" 
celebrates that which makes us all unique, but also highlights how sometimes a little help is needed to show us how much we are alike. The story is told by a fourth grade classmate of Katie, the new girl in school. Everyone in the school, even the principal and custodian, have nicknames related to their individual interests and personalities. When Katie comes into the class, the students are eager to involve her in their activities and to learn what is special about her. This proves to be quite a challenge. Katie has significant physical disabilities which make her dependent on a Personal Care Assistant for everything, even communicating. How can Katie fit in with her classmates when she can't even talk? When Katie is introduced to assistive technology, she is finally able to communicate with her new friends. As a result, the students are delighted to see her as a person with many interests and abilities, just like them. Katie knows she is a valued member of the school when she is given her own special nickname.  This book was written by Pat Mervine, an SLP and assistive technology consultant with 20 years' experience with students who have significant communication impairments. 
ORDER YOUR AUTOGRAPHED COPY ONLY THROUGH SPEAKING OF SPEECH.COM!!        

40 pages, softcover                                     $16.00 PER COPY
     
Also now available:  A Reader's Theater version of the story AND a PowerPoint of illustrations for beautiful scenery during the Reader's Theater performance!                                                                             



WOW! "How Katie Got a Voice (and a cool new nickname)" is now available as
                                        an E-BOOK, too! View in iBooks on your iPad.

Only $4.00 -- immediate download from my TeachersPayTeachers store




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Speaking of Speec
h CD volume 1
 
Click HERE to see the Table of Contents.



Pricing:   $15 each  (includes shipping & applicable taxes) 

             
SEE BELOW for SOS CD volumes 1 & 2 BUNDLE PRICING
      




Speaking of Speech CD volume 2 

Click HERE to see the Table of Contents.

Pricing: 
$15 each (includes shipping & applicable taxes)
              

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     2 CD SET for $25
Speaking of Speech Vol 1 & 2 Bundle
Get both Speaking of Speech CDs volumes 1 & 2 for this special bundled price!

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Introducing the 
         ORIGINAL, ONE OF A KIND

Cool Colored  SOS.com  WRISTBANDS


to promote carryover of articulation, language, fluency, voice, and pragmatic communication skills -- A SPEAKING OF SPEECH.COM EXCLUSIVE!

Brightly colored, flexible silicon bands, individually packaged, and debossed with the message "THINK B4U SPEAK" come with a letter for parents and a calendar for carryover practice.

Start a "Carryover Club!"  SOS.com wristbands are a great reward for students to work toward, and a visible reminder to the students, parents, teachers, and peers of how far the students have come in therapy!

$1.20 per wristband -- price includes shipping & applicable taxes.
MINIMUM ORDER IS 10 WRISTBANDS.  SOLD IN GROUPS OF 10.
Assorted colors will be shipped.
 
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Artic-U-Checks CD
   for Baseline &
Progress Monitoring


Pricing:  $15 each (includes shipping & applicable taxes)
 
            

The Artic-U-Checks CD contains 125 printable data collection pages for 50 consonant singletons, blends, and clusters in the initial, medial, and final positions of one to three syllable words at the word and sentence levels.  Each data page contains 10 target words and 10 sentences of four to eight words in length containing those target words, along with a grid for measuring baseline ability and progress over 5 progress monitoring sessions.  These pages are designed for quick and easy data collection that can be summarized in Evaluation Reports, IEPs, and quarterly progress reports. Artic-U-Checks is NOT a standardized test and does not take the place of articulation tests, nor does it replace or recommend any therapy methods. Instead, Artic-U-Checks is used to supplement formal testing by probing each error sound 10 times in each position of a word. The results of the probes help the speech/language pathologist make informed decisions for therapy goals and intervention, and can be used to graphically communicate skill levels and progress to parents and students. 

Click HERE to download the full description of Artic-U-Checks.

Click HERE to download a sample Artic-U-Checks form.

Click HERE to download the list of speech sounds & positions included on the Artic-U-Checks CD.

 
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Speech on the Go CD 

by Kelly Smith-Vernon, M.A., CCC





                          Pricing: 
$15 each
(includes shipping & applicable taxes)
                       
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Speech on the Go is a resource book on disk that is designed to help bridge the gap between articulation therapy, the classroom and home.  It can be used as part of traditional articulation therapy during the carryover phase or even as a resource for speech sound intervention.  Speech on the Go has over one hundred pages of reproducible materials to help the school-based speech language pathologist.  The resource book has four sections: 

     • The first section includes various homework sheets for connected 

         speech practice. 

      • The second section includes handouts to help the busy school SLP

         coordinate and collaborate with teachers on students’ articulation

         goals. 

      • The third section includes handouts for targeting students’ speech

        sounds during everyday activities at home. 

     • The fourth section provides “reminder phrases” for each sound to be

        used on stickers and bookmarks.  These “reminder phrases” are

        designed to be used “on the go” with students.

Click here for a sample from each section.







 
Articulation Intervention
                                  on the Go

by Kelly Smith-Vernon, M.A., CCC

Pricing:  $15  (includes shipping & applicable taxes)
                                  
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The materials in Articulation Intervention on the Go will support classroom teachers and parents in working with students who have articulation errors.  This CD contains home-based and classroom-based intervention packets for the following sounds:  /k, g, f, v, s, z, sh, ch, j, th, l, r/.






 

        2 CD Set for $25
  Speech & Articulation
   ON THE GO BUNDLE


Get both SPEECH ON THE GO and ARTICULATION ON THE GO CDs at this bundled price to support your students at home, in the therapy room, and in the classroom (carryover & RtI).


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JUMP! Games
for Artic, Language & Fluency

by Pat Mervine, M.A., CCC-SLP



                        Pricing:  $10 each (includes shipping & applicable taxes)
 
                       SEE BELOW for GAME BUNDLE PRICING

Have you ever played one of those games on the table in a family restaurant?  You know, the wooden triangle with holes and colored golf tees?  The object is to jump one tee over another, removing each "jumped" tee as you go, to see how many you can remove, how few are left.  The Speaking of Speech.com JUMP! Games are played the same way and are just as much fun! 

Use 105 motivating games to practice articulation at the word and sentence levels, grammar, vocabulary, and fluency.  Games contain all typical error sounds in 1-4 syllable words in all positions.  These games provide fun practice in therapy and as homework.  Great for short, intensive "5 minute" and "10 minute" sessions.  Ideal for students with a reading level of grade 3 and above.


Click here to download a sample game.






 

Square Off!  Games for Artic, Langu
age, and Fluency
by Pat Mervine, M.A., CCC-SLP



   
Pricing:  $10 each (includes shipping & applicable taxes)

                        SEE BELOW for Special GAMES BUNDLE PRICING

You played it as a kid:  taking turns with a friend to connect a grid of dots.  The player who draws the final line to close the square claims it by writing his/her initials in the square.  The Speaking of Speech.com SQUARE OFF! Games are played the same way, providing an entertaining and competitive way to practice articulation, vocabulary, grammar, or fluency. The 108 SQUARE OFF! Games contain all typical error sounds, including blends, in 1-4 syllable words in all positions.  These games are motivating in therapy and encourage parent involvement at home.

Click here to download a sample game.









       Bundle:  2  CD Set for $15
     Jump! and Square Off!
         Games Bundle

 
Two fun games to practice articulation and stimulate language in traditional and intensive therapy sessions.  Buy both together in this bundle and save!

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"A Day in the Life of an SLP" Poster
Do your colleagues think you sit around playing board games all day?  If only!
Let everyone know just some of what you do every day with this 11" x 17" poster, laser-printer on glossy, high-quality paper!

Pricing:  $10 each (includes shipping & applicable taxes)

                




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