Language and communication resources are one of the most popular educational and special need resources areas, with a wide range of resources to help learners to develop their language and communication skills.
Visual memory skills book
Visual memory skills are so important in the classroom context, they are an essential element of reading, spelling and retaining all sorts of information. This book is a fantastic resource to boost children’s visual recall skills and therefore their ability to effectively access the curriculum. Children will love the imaginative tasks and won’t even realise they are practicing this important skill as they work through there challenging activities. The book is divided into handy sections, each of which is designed to improve a different aspect of visual memory, such as remembering objects, object details and elements of objects like colour and pattern. The second part of the book explores sequential memory for objects, letters and digits; and object details such as orientation and size. The book focuses on higher order skills as it progresses, and the tasks become increasingly challenging within each section. This enables children either to work through the book in order or to pinpoint a particular section they wish to focus on.
Containing 48 pages of appealing activities, this book is ideal for children aged 4+ and older children with particular needs in this area. It is the perfect companion to Auditory Memory skills.
Auditory memory skills book
For children in class who find it difficult to follow instructions or forget important information they have been given. Recalling auditory information is such a vital skill, but it can often be overlooked in a busy classroom. Auditory Memory skills enables children to improve their auditory recall ability in a focused, innovative and enjoyable way. It is packed with over 40 beautifully illustrated photocopiable activities, and divided into easy-to-use sections of increasing difficulty. This book is ideal for children aged 4+ or older children with particular needs in this area.
Socially speaking is a unique social skills programme that lasts a whole school year and is divided into three units: let’s communicate, let’s be friends, and let’s practice. As pupils progress through the carefully structured programme, their self esteem will increase, their listening skills and expressive language abilities will improve. The programme contains teacher’s notes, photocopiable A4 illustrated worksheets, and assessment and evaluation forms. Socially speaking is perfect for children aged 7-11, as well as older children with special needs.
The Socially Speaking Game
The socially speaking board game teaches and reinforces social skills in a fun way. Designed to complement the Socially Speaking book, the game focuses on social interaction in three key areas, home, school and the wider community. Children are able to practice vital skills such as listening, turn taking, asking question, making telephone calls and conveying emotions. The game contains a game board, 100 questions cards, playing pieces and teachers note’s and is ideal for 3-6 players aged 7-11 and older children with special needs. The socially speaking game comes highly recommended