It is important to understand that each child learns differently, but books are excellent tools for promoting speech and language skills, as it is the foundation of learning. Within therapy, books are always targeted to encourage language via expansion/extension, questions, labeling, etc.
Maya’s Book Nook does a great job elaborating language and literacy opportunities in their Beyond the Book series.
Below are the foundational language skills within common books that you may already have in your personal library.
Books for Promoting Speech and Language Skills
|The Very Hungry Caterpillar
|Do Cows Meow?
A favorite book of many at our practice is Do Cows Meow? Maybe it’s the flaps or the silly sounds the therapists makes while reading, but here is a peek into our therapy room as we use this book to promote speech and language skills.
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