There are a lot of great resources. Here are a few that have been helpful to us when working with individuals with Speech Sound Disorders.
You'll notice many of the books are part of a series. Children with language difficulties often like to stay with a series for a few books. The familiarity of the characters and/or style can be comforting, allowing the child to focus on the content.
Here We Are
Oliver Jeffers wrote this heartfelt book for his newborn son. It is a tour through the land, sea, sky, and the human body. Jeffers is a master at capturing the joy in our differences on earth. Jeffers illustrates his books and it is easy to get lost in his graphics.
We're really digging this book these days. There are so many ways to use it in a lesson. Ashtyn Goshaw and Virginia Ingram put together a few ways you may want to use this book in your therapy session or with a child who has SSD, or another diagnosis.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? This book is good for a child until they are about three-years-old. Kids really love it and you can customize the book with many other activities.
Support the Llama in his red pajamas as he goes through the anxiety of being left alone to go to bed. Review the literacy lesson plan we created to accompany this book.
A trip to the laundromat leaves little Trixie in a pickle.
Pete the Cat
A series of books following Pete the Cat through trials and tribulations of daily life.
Fox in Socks
The fox in socks rhymes his way through his day and friendships. One of my favorites as a child. :) Consider using our lesson plan with this book.
Foam Bowling Set
We've written a phonetic lesson plan to play with this bowling set.
Old Lady Swallow
A series of books about an Old Lady who can swallow just about anything! She starts with a fly, but can also handle bells, snow, a turkey, a frog, the list goes on and on...
Tacos + Dragons
Because they are smart; that is why Dragons Love Tacos. Give this one a whirl with your taco loving toddler.
A series of books about all the things a reasonable person doesn't want a pigeon to do.
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