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Who doesn’t love free speech therapy materials??? Well today, I’m rounding up my top 11 freebies based on web traffic. The one with the most downloads will be at the top! This is my back-to-school gift to you!

1. CV, VC, CVC, CVCV Cards

Download a free set of articulation cards for words of the following structures: consonant-vowel (CV – like me or no), vowel-consonant (VC – like up and on), consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC – like cat and bike), and consonant-vowel-consonant-vowel (CVCV – like happy). These are great for children who need to practice speech by working on short words first and gradually increasing in length, such as children with childhood apraxia of speech!CV, VC, CVC, CVCV Cards

2. Visual Aids for Teaching Children to Self-Calm

These visual aids and strategies will help you teach a child how to calm himself down when he’s mid-tantrum or melt-down. This is great for children who have trouble regulating their emotions, like those with autism.
Visual Aids for Teaching Children to Self-CalmThese visual aids and strategies will help you teach a child how to calm himself down when he’s mid-tantrum or melt-down. This is great for children who have trouble regulating their emotions, like those with autism.

3. Tell Me about it Adjectives Game

Use your five senses to describe common objects! This free file folder game will allow you to choose the descriptors for an object and assemble them on a board organized by the 5 senses. This is great for working with children who are having trouble learning and using adjectives.Tell Me About It Adjectives Game

4. Sequencing and Following Directions Game

This sequencing board file folder game comes with a set of simple directions to follow like clap your hands and touch your nose. These can be used for helping children learn to follow multi-step directions. Plus, you’ll also get cards that sequence common events into 3, 4, or 5-step sequences, like washing your hands and making a sandwich. Great for children who are learning how to sequence and put events in order.
Sequencing and Following Directions Game

5. Preschool Vocabulary and Question Cards

These flashcards include common preschool vocabulary divided up by category, such as vehicles, clothes, food, toys, etc. Plus, each card has a back side which includes a set of questions that can be asked about the card. These include yes/no questions as well as all types of wh- questions. Great for children who are working on vocabulary or questions!
Preschool Vocab and Question Cards

6. Data Collection Forms for Speech Therapists

Having trouble thinking of great ways to collect data on your kiddos? Check out my examples of different ways to collect data. All forms are editable in Microsoft Word so you can adapt them to meet your needs!
Data Collection Forms for Speech Therapists

7. Verb Flashcards for Speech Therapy

These action cards portray people doing various actions. These are great for building action word vocabulary or for eliciting sentences. I also use these frequently for grammar, such as by having the children say “she is dancing” or “he is sitting”.
Verb Flashcards for Speech Therapy

8. Where Does it Go? Spatial Concepts Game

Position the faces or the objects at various locations in relation to the car, the boat, the sky, or the sea. Children can practice various spatial concepts receptively (put the fish under the boat) or expressively (where is the fish?). Great for children with language delays who are working on understanding and using spatial concepts.
Where Does it Go? Spatial Concepts Game

9. He Does, She Does Pronoun Game

Who wants the ball? He does! She does! This game is a great way to practice gender-specific pronouns like “he” and “she” as well as “his” and “her”. Assign each of the small objects to either the boy or the girl and use the correct pronoun as you do so! Great for children with language delays who are working on pronouns and possessive pronouns.
He Does, She Does Pronoun Game

10. Sign Language Flashcards for Common First Words

Check out the real photos of people performing American Sign Language signs for about 60 of the most common first words in children. These are great words to teach children first as they are commonly found in the first words of typically-developing children. These are great for teaching staff, parents, and students who need to learn how to use sign language.
Sign Language Flash Cards

11. Funny Faces File Folder Grammar Game

Make funny faces on this boy and girl inside the file folder game. This provides another great opportunity to work on gender-specific pronouns like “he”, “she”, “his”, and “her”. Plus, it’s also great for working on vocabulary like body parts, colors, shapes, and sizes.
Funny Faces File Folder Grammar Game

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