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    Distance Learning for Speech and Language Students

    This page is to help maintain and support your child's speech and language skills during this distance learning period.  Included on this page are general ideas/suggestions to help with your child's speech and language needs, as well as activities to complete.  Please refer to your child's speech and language IEP goals or Articulation Therapy Plan to familiarize yourself with what your child is working on in speech therapy.  Your child should also be able to tell you what goal area they are working on as we write it down every speech session.  If you have a specific question about what your child is working on or what activity to complete, please don't hesitate to contact me.  

     

    Thank you!

    Kristy Cramasta

    kcramasta@cbsd.org

     

    General speech and language suggestion activities/games-Games and Activities

     

    If your child is working on Articulation of speech sounds....

    • During speech sessions, the students work on increasing their awareness of their speech sounds and we work on mass practice of correct speech sound targets 
    • Use this word list to target your child's specific speech sounds- Word List
    • Use these sentences for working on multisyllabic words- Sentences
    • If working on overall intelligibility (i.e. clear speech, increased volume) or generalizing speech sounds to unstructured speaking tasks, use the following activities: 
      • Describe what is wrong in the picture- Picture
      • Watch this wordless video and talk about what happened in the video- Ormie the Pig
      • Riddles- Riddles
    • In addition, this Calendar can be used to practice your speech sounds for each day we are not in school
    • More Suggestions on how to work on articulation skills throughout the day 

     

    If your child is working on Receptive and/or Expressive Language Skills... 

    •  Please look at your child's IEP to determine what you should look for while working on the following activities.  The above suggested games and activities document is a great resource for working on both receptive and expressive language skills.
    • Picture Scene- use this with students to target:
      • vocabulary 
      • formulating sentences
      • grammar structures 
    •  Ormie the Pig- use this video with this worksheet to work on language skills (K-3)
    • Hola Llamigo- use this video with this worksheet to work on language skills (4-6)
      • Retell story using complex sentences and vocabulary 
    • Riddles to work on vocabulary- Riddles
    • This calendar (geared toward K-2 students) gives ways to practice receptive and expressive language skills for each day of the week for which we are not in school.  
    • This calendar (geared 3-6 students) gives ways to practice receptive and expressive language skills for each day of the week for which we are not in school.  
    • More suggestions to work on language skills throughout the day 

     

    If your child is working on social language skills... 

    • Please see the above suggested games and activities link to work on social language skills  
    • Use this video (Hola Llamigo) to work on inferencing, identifying feelings, perspective taking, problem/solutions with this worksheet
    •  Use these conversation topics to work on conversational skills 
    • Use this Social Detective Chart for the home
      • we have been using this chart a lot in school to increase our awareness of what kids are doing in social situations
      • have your child fill out this chart to be a social detective at home and improve their social smarts!  
    • This calendar gives ways to practice social language skills for each day of the week for which we are not in school 
    • More suggestions to work on social language skills throughout the day 

     

    If your child is working on speech fluency skills... 

    •  Suggestions to help work on speech fluency throughout the day 
    •  This calendar gives ways to practice speech fluency skills for each day of the week for which we are not in school  

     

    The resources on this page are either free resources to the public or were provided with permission by:

    @Speech Rocks

    @SpeechiePeep

    @Miss V's Speech World

    @Natalie Snyders

    http://www.home-speech-home.com