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1 Materials Exchange Metro Speech-Language Symposium February 7th, 2014 Laura Brett, MA, CCC-SLP Adams 12 Lora Grapner, MA, CCC-SLP Adams 12 Amy J. Brown, MA, CCC-SLP Brighton 27J

2 Purpose ●SLP to SLP: An exchange of ideas, materials and techniques for use in school settings. ●This session will focus on free website resources and practical therapy ideas. ●We hope to make this session as interactive as possible and welcome your ideas for new and interesting materials. ●We will start with this Powerpoint and then move forward to discussion/sharing ideas.

3 Apps to help you find apps: - Kindertown: free app that allows you to search for apps by age, subject, platform and price. - App Shopper: (www.appshopper.com) sends you an alert when pre-selected apps go on sale.www.appshopper.com Apps Galore

4 Apps to help you find apps: - Geek SLP: news and updates section has information on speech specific apps Apps Galore

5 Pogg: Uses-describing ‘ing’ past tense and answering questions Articulation Station: Uses-Artic & it records and allows groups to work of different sounds Tappy Tunes: Uses-Good for those students motivated by music Toca Train: Uses-good for rapport building and turn taking Mr. Potato Head: Uses-language builder, describing, following directions, making choices Cookie Doodle: Uses-language builder, taking turns, describing, following directions Apps Galore Preschool

6 smartappsforkids.com-has a free app friday feature with a variety of target ages. Apps Galore & More

7 - Go Talk Now (free version) Gives you 4 pages you can design yourself or use their templates You can add video, sound recordings, any type of pictures Apps For AAC: Go Talk Now

8 - Apps for AAC: Go Talk Now

9 Verbally (free!!) ●Word prediction program ●Voice output Apps for AAC: Verbally

10 Verbally Apps for AAC:Verbally

11 ●Free!!! ●Uses symbolstix and has voice output ●Allows some programming ●Set up categorically, with function words on the top of the home page ●Has “history” function which allows you to see what pictures/words student has used in the past day. Apps for AAC: Tobii Sono Flex Lite

12 Apps for AAC: Sono Flex Lite

13 TouchChat HD- Lite ($9.99) - Not free :( - Does not have voice output - It does include 8 page sets (multi-chat 15, spelling, wordpower) - Most capabilities of full touch chat without voice output Apps for AAC: TouchChat HD Lite

14 Apps for AAC: TouchChat

15 Don Johnson ($17.99) - word prediction software - Includes topic specific word banks - Or you can build specific word banks (i.e. dinosaurs, SpongeBob, My Dog) Apps for AAC: Co Writer

16 - At least 20 apps for switch access/ touch screen - mostly cause and effect - $2.99 each Apps for AAC: Inclusive Technology

17 - 8 different books for FREE! - All books are interactive - Words are highlighted on the page while being read - Students can create their own book pages with interactive elements Apps for Literacy: Collins Big Cat

18 Collins Big Cat

19 Apps for Motivation - Doodle Buddy (free!): paint, scribble, draw - Talking Tom: Interactive cat

20 Apps to use with PECS: - Morven Valley (free): animal sounds to use with “I hear” or “I see” - I Hear Ewe (free): can be used with “I hear”

21 Apps for Free - Tribal Nova: free preschool/low level apps. Seasons/weather, animals, emotions, colors. Also many in Spanish! - Innovative Mobile Apps: free apps for all different levels Emotions (touch and learn), Sight Words, Animals sounds, phonics, action words, rhyme time

22 “Newsela is an innovative way for students to build reading comprehension with nonfiction text that is always relevant: daily news.” Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events Newsela (Free!)

23 This SLP has compiled video clips to use for social skills training. socialcocgnitionvideos.pbworks.com You must send an to “owner” of website for approval. The Big Bang Theory (for older students) Social Cognition Videos

24 Is /l/ giving you trouble at the end and/or middle of words? Check the sound again at the beginning of words - does it sound “flat?” Sound production not efficient if the tongue is not creating a “bowl” to make the sound Use a toothette to increase the awareness Don’t forget to follow the production of the /l/ with lots of practice in words! Dealing with a Tricky /l/

25 Dream: to group our students with goal-alike needs Reality: having groups of students who each have a different goal Use goal category cards Will help you keep track of each student’s goal area Will help increase your students’ awareness of their goal One Group; Many Goals Student Goal: following directions Student Goal: compare/contrast vocabulary terms Student Goal: /s/ at the beginning of words Student Goal: maintaining topics of conversation YOU

26 Some of my favorite speechie therapeutic tools:

27 Compare & Contrast use sentence stems o _____________ and ___________ are the same because they are both ___________________________________. o _____________ and ___________ are different because ___________ is ________________ and _____________ is _____________________ Vocabulary Ideas

28 Idioms have students draw two pictures: o one showing the literal meaning o one showing the inferential meaning Basic Vocabulary acoustically similar words are paired with pictures to differentiate multiple meanings (e.g., pitcher vs picture) Vocabulary Ideas (con’t.)

29 vocabulary “wh” questions sentence formulation categorization articulation in connected speech Jeopardy Game WhoWhatWhereWhenWhyHow This game is good for:

30 A great way to increase language at snacktime… One child is the Snack Shack helper. This child puts out the various snack choices. They are assisted at the Snack Shack table by an adult to help prompt and support. When it is a child’s turn they approach the snack table. The Snack Shack helper asks, “What do you want for snack today?” The child requests the snack they want, and the snack helper fill the order and gives it to the child. It can be adjusted to target specific sounds, to work on asking & answering questions, use of full sentences, making choices, waiting for a turn, using eye contact and peers name for clear communication. Both the Snack Shack helper and each child ‘ordering’ their snack can be supported to meet communication goals. Sometimes a child sees that there is a preferred snack, but by the time they get up to make their choice, it is gone. This can be disappointing, but is another opportunity to practice how to deal with situations that are not exactly the way you would like them to be. Snack Shack Preschool

31 During circle time, a Question of the Day card is passed around circle and children ask and answer questions to/from their peers. Each child is taught that it is their turn to talk when they are holding the card. This can be done successfully with children as young as 3. They learn to get another child’s attention, to use names and eye contact, to ask questions and to answer. Prompting is used to promote full sentences and appropriate grammar. Questions are repeated for about 2 weeks, then a new question is introduced. By the end of the year, questions are chosen randomly and may be different each day. Question of the Day Preschool

32 Question of the Day...

33 Silly Faces- A social language game for preschool & kindergarten Contents: 4 face cards various facial parts (eyes, noses, mouths, ears, hair, hats) spinner to indicate needed body part Language Uses: turn-taking, requesting, labeling, commenting, asking questions For children with more developed skills: have them each be in charge of one facial part to allow for peer-to-peer social exchanges, not just child-to- adult exchanges. Social Language Games Preschool

34 Candy Land Castle A social language game for preschool & kindergarten Contents: castle various tokens in different shapes and colors 4 gingerbread game cards Language Uses:turn-taking, requesting, labeling, commenting, asking questions. Social Language Games Preschool

35 Hide-n-Go Moo by Learning Resources: can be used for early developing sounds, prepositions, animal names/sounds, basic matching Pop the Pig!: colors, requests, counting, word final stops/sounds, early developing sounds, turn taking Being a spy: take a kid around the school to spy on what everyone else is doing to make present progressive sentences, can dictate to therapist and then review for grammar Lakeshore Language Lotto pieces: used for all kinds of activities: matching, answering questions, artic, etc Language Activities Preschool

36 Play Dough-Basic but good Social activities: All the play dough can be given to one student with all the toys to another, and nothing to all the other students. It provides a great opportunity to coach social language, requests, turn taking and following directions. Vocabulary/Following Directions/Recall/Sequencing-Make a batch of play dough with students and choose targets based on the individual needs. Language Activities Preschool

37 Using an iPad to track student goals, progress, and meeting notes can be a time saver. Apps: Notability and Evernote. Create Templates in Microsoft Word and ‘Saved As’ PDF files. Store these blank templates of therapy notes, sound screening charts, conference notes, etc. can be stored in Evernote. For therapy notes, creating a sheet of 8-12 sessions of goals sheets is helpful so they don’t have to be reloaded as often. Go to Evernote, select the form needed and add it to any child’s file. Files can be sorted so students can be placed in groups based on class, grade or other grouping. Notability allows the use of a stylus and write on the iPad screen so no typing during a therapy session is necessary. PDF files such as IEPs or evaluations can also be loaded into Notability and the app has a highlighting capability so notes can be made directly on documents that are loaded. Password protect the iPad for confidentiality. Notability has a recording capability so audio recording during therapy or assessments. Pictures can also be loaded into the Notability file. Notability files are backed up automatically, and can be accessed from home or school via the Cloud. Note Taking-iPad

38 What are your favorite materials, websites, therapy ideas? Time to Share!

39 Kim Walker’s Blog- Now/ Now/ Using library card “pockets” for Jeopardy Game Pinterest- electronic version of Jeopardy (I searched pinterest and found a few links) Resources from Audience

40 produce ____ sound in ________ position in words/phrases/sentences segmenting words being aware of times of stuttering identifying secondary stuttering behaviors phonological process: _____________________ ___ blending words explaining the "speech machine" use of fluency enhancing strategies appropriately change topic of conversations produce ____ sound in ________ position in conversations rhyming decrease secondary behaviors using comments & questions to maintain topics of conversation request wants/needs make comments interpreting non-verbal communication use grammatically correct sentences use target vocabulary understanding basic concepts understanding word classes describe a procedure compare and contrast terms understanding sentence structures following __-step directions retell a story use of auxiliary verbs retell a story use of auxiliary verbs use of articlesuse of pronouns understanding figurative language antonyms/ synonyms Lora Grapner’s Goal Cards

41 Guided Access is a way to “lock” an app so the child cannot get out of it. 1.Go to Settings 2.Click on “general” in settings 3.Click on Accessibility 4.Click on Guided Access 5.In the guided access screen turn Guided Access button to ON 6.Click Set Pass Code- choose your pass code 7.Exit Settings 8.Once you have a student in an app you would like them to STAY in, triple click the HOME button. Make sure the Hardware button on the bottom of the screen says “always off.” Click Start (blue button at top of the screen). Your student will be locked in 9.To exit, triple click again to put in your passcode and get out of the app. Using Guided Access on the Ipad


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