This resource helps develop comprehension and expression in spoken language from a one- to a four-word level.
It can be used as a complete programme or to complement current input, aiming to increase the number of information-carrying words in an utterance.
It is based on the Derbyshire Language Scheme principles.
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Language Steps was designed to develop comprehension and expression in spoken language from a one- to a four-word level.
It is based on the Derbyshire Language Scheme principles and provides a photocopiable programme for SLTs, assistants, teachers, nursery nurses and parents to develop the number of information carrying words in an utterance. Vocabulary, basic concepts and grammar have been kept to a minimum.
It comprises of seven sections (1, 1-2, 2, 2-3, 3, 3-4 and 4 word levels), each consisting of session plans of suggested therapy/educational and homework activities.
A score sheet is provided with each section to enable accurate recording of a child's progress, useful to form part of their treatment notes or to contribute to their educational or care plan.
- Designed to be used by speech & language therapists, teachers, nursery nurses, assistants and parents.
- Can be used to complement current therapy input or as an entire language scheme.
- Contains activities suitable for 1-1 sessions and group work, as well as home practice.
- Contains clear instructions and photocopiable picture material needed to complete the activities, making Language Steps an extremely practical resource.
Contains clear instructions with over 70 pages of photocopiable picture material.
A4 photocopiable book, 151 pages.