Video features some of the world’s leading hands-on therapists offering practical strategies parents can use at home to support their young child’s communication skills and build confidence.
Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the Bronx Zoo makes him sad. Why are they all alone in empty cages? Are they being punished? More than anything, he wants to be their champion—their voice—but he stutters uncontrollably. Except when he talks to animals…then he is fluent. For ages 4-7
The first alphabet book created with children with autism in mind, A Is for “All Aboard!” is the perfect way to foster literacy using children’s fascinations. An ideal complement to Kluth & Chandler-Olcott’s “A Land We Can Share”: Teaching Literacy to Students with Autism, this one-of-a-kind book is: All about trains—one of the most popular… More A is for All Aboard
This guide provides essential information for any parent with a child who might have cognitive, physical, or emotional delays. Easy to understand, reassuring, and up-to-date, the book covers everything concerned parents need to know. Using real-life examples and case studies along with checklists, exercises, and other hands-on advice, the book covers a range of delays… More A Parent’s Guide To Developmental Delays: Recognizing and Coping With Missed Milestones In Speech, Movement, Learning and other Areas
This is a book of therapy advice. What makes it unique is that every article has been written by men and women who stutter themselves. Each of them has been `through the mill’ and knows what it is to have experienced the fear, anxiety, and despair which is so often the lot of those who… More Advice To Those Who Stutter
Designed specifically for babies 3-36 months old, this DVD features host Rachel Coleman, along with animated Baby Alex, Baby Leah, and Baby Hopkins. Baby Signing Time Volume 2 sets your baby’s day to music as you learn signs for everyday events in baby’s life: getting dressed, traveling, being polite, getting ready for bed, and more.… More Baby Signing Time – Here I Go (Vol 2) DVD
Designed specifically for babies 3-36 months old, this DVD combines songs, animation, and signing babies age 2 and under to make signing easy and fun. Volume 1 sets your baby’s day to music as you learn signs and songs for everyday events in baby’s life-eating, family, pets and more. (Approx 45 min.)
Created specifically for babies as young as 3 months old up to 3 years, yet fun for the whole family! Features host Rachel Coleman, along with animated Baby Alex, Baby Leah, and Baby Hopkins. Songs include: Eat & Drink, Mom Has a Mom, Diaper Dance, More, More, More and more!
Created specifically for babies as young as 3 months old up to 3 years, yet fun for the whole family! Features host Rachel Coleman, along with animated Baby Alex, Baby Leah, and Baby Hopkins. Songs include: One Shoe, Please-Thank you-Sorry, Here I Go, I Can Keep it Still, I Wash My Hands and more!
Long before they’re able to talk, babies have a whole lot to say. With this adorable board book of essential signs, babies and toddlers can easily learn how to communicate their needs, wants, and feelings, and even make basic observations with a simple gesture.
Babies have a lot to say, even before they can actually speak familiar bedtime words like “sleepy” and “quiet.” Baby Signs are simple gestures that allow babies and toddlers to communicate what they see, what they need, and even how they feel. Research has shown that Baby Signs decrease frustration and tantrums and help your… More Baby Signs for Bedtime
Babies want to express their needs, especially at mealtime. Through baby signing, they can communicate when they want more, when something is too hot, or even to let everyone know it‘s ‘all gone!‘
On Fridays, Ben’s dad, an auto mechanic, picks Ben up at school and they drive to Wayne’s Junkyard to look for parts. Ben, who doesn’t talk much at school, does look forward to telling his dad all about his day. That’s because Dad doesn’t laugh or tease when Ben stutters. At the junkyard, Ben avoids… More Ben Has Something To Say: A Story About Stuttering
Children and teens with autism and other developmental disabilities can be taught the language of nonverbal communication. More than 100 activities break down elements of body language into teachable components. Through role playing, games, art activities, watching video clips, and using worksheets, quizzes, and charts, she shows busy educators, speech-language pathologists, and parents how to… More Body Talk: Teaching Students with Disabilities About Body Language
This book describes a flexible and powerful intervention tool designed to aid children with severe receptive and expressive language disorders, often related to autism and other special educational needs. It equips you for setting up and adapting your own successful sessions. Downloadable resources enable you to chart progress in the following key areas: The use… More Building Language Using LEGO Bricks
Playing with words leads to a love of words! Busy Fingers, Growing Minds is a gold mine of over 300 finger plays, verses and companion activities that surround children with a word and concept rich environment. The subjects of the finger plays and verses are ‘kid centric’, dear to a child’s heart. These include babies,… More Busy Fingers, Growing Minds: Finger Play, Verses And Activities For Whole Language Learning
Meet Hannah – a young girl with selective mutism (SM). Hannah invites readers to learn about selective mutism from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is, what it feels like to have SM, and how they can help. This illustrated book is packed with accessible information and will be an ideal introduction to… More Can I Tell You About Selective Mutism? A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals
Anna is afraid to speak when she enters kindergarten. She begins seeing a therapist, and eventually puts on a puppet show for her parents and teacher with him that is shared with her class. Ages 4 and up.
Have you noticed that your child has difficulty getting the right words out, following directions, or being understood? If so, this highly effective guide will help you determine what’s best for your child. Find out all you need to know about: Autism/PDD, central auditory processing disorders, dyspraxia, bilingual language development, adoption issues, thumb-sucking, and more; how… More Childhood Speech, Language and Listening Problems: What Every Parent Should Know
A real help for teens experiencing tough times! Because you are a teen and because you sometimes stutter, some problems are uniquely yours. This book is written to and for you in the hope of helping you solve some of these problems. Also included is a list of myths about stuttering. Each chapter is written… More Do You Stutter: A Guide For Teens