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Speech and language: ResourcesSSpeech and language: ResourcesSpeech and language: ResourcesEnglishDevelopmentalBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years)NANASupport, services and resourcesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZVirginia Frisk, Ph.D., C. Psych000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>​There are many books, games, computer programs and other resources available for parents to help their child learn speech and language skills.</p><p>There are many books, games, computer programs and other resources available for parents to help their child learn speech and language skills. Here are just a few.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>Use books, games, computer programs and other resources to help your child learn speech and language skills.​</li></ul>

 

 

Speech and language: Resources733.000000000000Speech and language: ResourcesSpeech and language: ResourcesSEnglishDevelopmentalBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years)NANASupport, services and resourcesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZVirginia Frisk, Ph.D., C. Psych000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>​There are many books, games, computer programs and other resources available for parents to help their child learn speech and language skills.</p><p>There are many books, games, computer programs and other resources available for parents to help their child learn speech and language skills. Here are just a few.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>Use books, games, computer programs and other resources to help your child learn speech and language skills.​</li></ul><h2>Interactive reading</h2> <h3>Books are For Talking, Too! Third edition </h3> <p>Gebers, J. Austin, TX. Pro-ed: 2003.<br>ISBN: 0890799024 </p> <h2>Figurative language</h2> <h3>It Figures: Fun Figures of Speech</h3> <p>Terban, M. & Maestro, G., Boston, MA: Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993<br>ISBN: 0395665914 </p> <h3>Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms</h3> <p>Terban, M, New York, NY: Scholastic Reference, Scholastic: 1998<br>ISBN: 0590381571 </p> <h2>Language workbooks</h2> <h3>Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten!</h3> <p>Part of the Let's Get Ready Series of workbooks<br>Deismowich, L., Kannenberg, S., Babel-worth, Fredonia, WI, J. Cedar Valley Publication: 2006<br>ISBN: 1933476001 </p> <h2>Organizations and Websites</h2> <h3>The Hanen Centre</h3> <p><a href="http://www.hanen.org/" target="_blank">www.hanen.org </a></p> <p>The mission of the Hanen Centre is to provide the important people in a young child's life with the knowledge and training they need to help the child develop the best possible language, social, and literacy skills. They create programmes, train speech-language pathologists, develop learning materials and conduct research. Some resource materials are available in French, Spanish, and Dutch. </p> <h3>Linguisystems, Inc.</h3> <p><a href="http://www.linguisystems.com/" target="_blank">www.linguisystems.com</a> or 1-800-776-4332 </p> <p>The Linguisystems catalogue contains games and other materials for developing all aspects of language.</p> <h3>Learning Horizons</h3> <p><a href="http://www.learninghorizons.com/" target="_blank">www.learninghorizons.com</a> </p> <p>Learning Horizons is a company that offers a range of workbooks and other interactive teaching materials for families and teachers. They are widely available in bookstores. </p> <h2>Books for parents, teachers, and children</h2> <h3>It Takes Two to Talk: A Practical Guide for Parents of Children with Language Delays. Third Edition</h3> <p>by Jan Pepper and Elaine Weitzman<br>Publisher: Hanen Centre, Toronto, ON. (2004)<br>Section 1.01<br>ISBN: 0921145195<br>This handbook is part of a comprehensive family-focused programme that also includes videotapes and may be ordered directly from the Hanen Centre at the web address given above. </p> <h3>Learning, Language, and Loving It: A Guide to Promoting Children’s Social, Language, and Literacy Development in Early Childhood Settings. Second Edition </h3> <p>by E. Weitzman and J. Greenberg<br>Publisher: Hanen Centre, Toronto, ON, (2002)<br>ISBN: 0921145187<br>This guidebook is part of a programme that includes posters and instructional videotapes. All materials may be ordered directly from the Hanen Centre at the web address given above.</p> <h3>The Speech and Language Classroom Intervention Manual</h3> <p>by Jacquelyn S. Hagan, Steven B. MacDonald, and Jacqueline Meyers<br>Publisher: Hawthorne Educational Services (1990)<br>Order at www.hes-inc.com/hes.cgi/01120.html </p> <h3>Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems: What Every Parent Should Know</h3> <p>by P.M. Hamaguchi<br>Publisher: John Wiley & Son, Mississauga, ON. (1995)<br>ISBN: 0471034134<br>The book contains information regarding normal language development, warning signs, and how to make sense of what professionals tell you. </p><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/speech_language_resources.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/speech_language_resources.jpgSpeech and language: Resources

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