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Speech & Language Tools to Improve Communication

Tools for increasing communication through play and therapy. Effective communication is essential to social development and interaction with others. Being able to effectively convey a message and express a need or feeling will often reduce frustration and promote positive interactions with others. Children and Adults with Disabilities may have trouble forming basic sounds and words, or developing a working vocabulary. Some have unusual speech patterns, or have difficulty expressing themselves. Communication problems can often be improved through turn taking while playing games, talking about assembly toys or puzzles and everyday interactions such as singing. These Speech & Language Tools will help individuals interact and communicate successfully with others while learning how to make various sounds, strengthen muscles used for speech, build vocabulary and/or begin to form an understanding of facial cues and body language . Being able to effectively convey a message and express a need or feelings will often reduce frustration and promote positive interactions with others.  Start expanding communication and relationships today by purchasing one of the products showcased here. 

Communication & Interaction

Grandparent Talk Portable Conversation Game -This game, features 100 question cards that can encourage kids and oldsters to engage in a meaningful conversation with others through play. Make lasting memories and open the door for an in depth exploration of feelings and emotions. This game will also help improve Social Engagement with others. Click Here to view product details, pictures and pricing. 
Joey Magnetic Dress-Up Set - This 26 piece wooden magnetic set will provide a catalyst for conversations with children as they enhance their eye hand coordination and fine motor skills to change Joey's clothes, and use Problem Solving and Imagination to put together coordinating outfits. 

Skill areas include: Communication & Interaction, Social Engagement & Interaction, Creative Thinking & Imaginative Play, Sensory Motor Development, Cognition & Problem Solving. Click Here to view product details, pictures and pricing. 

Doctor Dressup Outfit -  Set includes a washable jacket and mask, a stethoscope with sound effects, a reflex hammer, an ear scope, a syringe, a head reflector and a name tag. Conversations will develop naturally when engaging with children in imaginative play.  Skill areas include: Communication & Interaction, Social Engagement and Interaction, Creative Thinking and Imaginative Play, Sensory Motor Development Click Here to view product details, pictures and pricing. 
WhisperPhone® Element - Set of 12 - For developing new language skills, voice amplification helps young learners focus on the words and the easy-to-grab shape is perfect for tactile-sensitive kids who prefer to hold their own phone. This is a good tool for imitation to learn appropriate behavior in social situations, and help individuals gain confidence in navigating the world.  Skill areas include: Communication and Interaction, Creative Thinking and Imaginative Play. Click Here to view product details, pictures and pricing. 
Crazy Faces Card Game -  Play to collect pairs of peculiar produce with all sorts of strange and silly expressions.  These face cards can provide an opportunity to work with children on recognizing emotions by identifying facial expressions. Engage children in conversations about their own feelings and how they express them. This game can provide an opportunity to learn how to successfully engage with others in a reciprocal, cooperative, turn-taking environment while learning new skills and gaining confidence. Skill Areas include: Communication & Interaction, Social Engagement & Interaction, Cognition & Problem Solving Click Here to view product details, pictures and pricing. 

Emotional Development 

Point to Happy: A Book for Kids on the Autism Spectrum - This book provides non-verbal children an opportunity to  engage, focus and express themselves.  The clear, direct language will encourage and teach kids to convey their own wants and needs. Skill Areas include: Emotional Development & Regulation, Social Engagement & Interaction, Sensory Motor Development and Communication and Interaction. Click Here to view product details, pictures and pricing. 
Choice-A-Quence™ Game - The visual dry-eras cards provide a basis for shared language on behavior and social skills. Improve behavior,social and language skills through teaching cause and effect based on real life situations, the game opens a dialogue instead of selecting predetermined answers. Skill Areas Include: Emotional Development & Regulation and Communication & Interaction. Click Here to view product details, pictures and pricing. 
Emma Moody Bear Puzzle or Ernest Moody Bear Puzzle - Help little ones express both their emotions and their creativity by changing Emma's facial expressions and her clothing. Eighteen colorful chunky wood pieces stores neatly in a 6-inch wooden box with a slide off lid.  Learn about facial expressions and feelings and develop hand-eye coordination, spatial relationships, fine motor skills, and imagination as they manipulate the pieces into place. Skill Areas Include:Emotional Development & Regulation, Social Engagement & Interaction, Sensory Motor Development, Communication & Interaction and Cognition & Problem Solving. Click here to view product details, pictures and pricing. 
Sweet Pea Snuggle Pod Soft Doll - Doll play can help children learn imitation and emotional expression and inspire them to role play. Skill Areas Include: Emotional Development & Regulation, Social Engagement & Interaction, Creative Thinking & Imaginative Play, Sensory Motor Development and Communication & Interaction. Click Here for product details, pictures and pricing. 
My Mood Memo -  A matching (or memory) game that encourages children to identify and talk about emotions. Develop emotional vocabulary which can lead to conversations about different emotions or emotional reactions. Skill Areas Include: Emotional Development & Regulation, Social Engagement & Interaction. Sensory Motor Development, Communication & Interaction and  Cognition & Problem Solving. Click Here for product details, pictures and pricing.
Baby Stella™ Sweet Sounds Doll - Help children learn imitation and emotional expression and inspire them to role play. Conversations can naturally develop as children take care of their doll and hugging this soft Baby Stella doll can provide the sensory input they require. Skill Areas Include: Emotional Development & Regulation, Social Engagement & Interaction, Creative Thinking & Imaginative Play, Sensory Motor Development and Communication & Interaction.  Click here for product details, pictures and pricing.

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