Books are one of the best resources for encouraging speech, language, and communication development. The following are some of our favorite books to use in therapy and at home.
Becca is a speech-language pathologist (SLP) who lives and works in New York. She told us about how she came into this field, the many things she does as an SLP, and what she does outside of work.
Phonological awareness is essential for learning how to read. When a child has these awareness skills, they can understand that words can be broken down into smaller parts. Some children pick this up naturally, while others may require intervention.
Books are great resources because they can be used to target many skills - from receptive language to expressive language to literacy skills to social communication.
We believe that systemic racism exists, that black lives matter, and that we should strive to be anti-racist. In this post, we provide links to different media types (book lists, videos, articles) that discuss these current events.
Maybe you are a parent wondering how to choose from the thousands and thousands of books on the market. Maybe you are a therapist wondering what books you should use to promote language development with your students. Well... let’s talk about literacy!