DASS 2012 is an assessment of expressive language for older children and adults based on the popular STASS assessment. The DASS 2012 uses the same format and construction as the STASS 2012 to elicit grammatical structures at clause, phrase and word level from stages I – IV on the LARSP chart but the full colour pictures have been redrawn to appeal to older age groups. It is suitable for adults and adolescents with learning disabilities and language disabilities.
• Target Group: 7 years to adult
• Contents: Spiral bound, laminated A5 picture book, instructions for use and photocopiable assessment forms.
This assessment aims to ascertain, in a simple form, the ability of a child to give a coherent description of a continuous series of events. The age level of consecutive speech used in retelling a story can be assessed from the information content, sentence length and grammatical usage in this test. Norms are given at monthly intervals. Requires the use of audio recording equipment to record responses.
• TARGET GROUP: 3 - 8 years
• CONTENTS include: Coloured picture storybook, manual and photocopiable scoring form.
A set of 40 double sided real life photographic cards with 4 thought provoking questions on the reverse. Size of cards 20cm x 20cm and ideal for speaking, listening and critical thinking skills.
A set of 36 cards and activities leaflet to help practise and understand interrogative pronouns. While each card is directly concerned with a specific question all the images included provide multiple opportunities to develop this key skill. Examples are:
• Who... works here? Who... won the race?
• What... happens here? What... can you see?
• When... is it time for lunch?... when will the cake be baked?
• Where... is the red shirt? Where... is my pen?
• Why... has the bus stopped? Why... are they laughing?
A fan with 10 blank petals that can be drawn on or have symbols stuck on to personalise it.
This pack of Chute Cards have been designed to develop visual memory skills and improve working memory. On the front are pictures, numbers, and/or colours to memorise. The flip side of the card then asks a question, e.g. showing the same illustration as the front with something missing. Repost the card into the Smart Chute (sold separately Product Code B6496) to see if the answer given was correct.
Smart Chute is a high quality card flipper ideal for reinforcing literacy concepts and memory skills. When posting the card in the Smart Chute children say the answer before the correct answer card appears at the bottom of the chute. Smart Chute comes in three plastic pieces so is easily portable and is suitable for 1:1 or group work.
This pack of over 50 Chute Cards will help increase a student's concentration skills by allowing them to visually compare differences in shapes, pictures, letters and sequences. The cards are self correcting as the answer is at the back of the card which will be displayed after having posted the card into the Smart Chute (sold separately, Product Code B6496). This set of cards increase in difficulty.
This set of cards are used to help a student learn words that sound the same i.e. Rime Cards. On one side of the card is a picture of 2 objects that rime, so the student can guess the name of the 2 objects, before posting this card into the Smart Chute (sold separately, Product Code B6496) which then reveals what 2 words the picture on the reverse of the card is made up of.
This set of Chute Cards allows children to learn words with opposite meanings. The student states what they think is the opposite word from that shown on the front of the card and then posts this card into the self-correcting Smart Chute (sold separately, Product Code B6496) which reveals the answer face-up.
Use these colourful cards to assist with recognition of pictures to its associated word. The student states the name of the picture of the common object, which is on the front of the Chute Card and then posts this into the self-correcting Smart Chute (sold separately, Product Code B6496) to reveal its name on the reverse side of the card.
This set of cards will help learning of common household objects. The student says the name of the household object that they see on the card, then posts this into the Smart Chute (sold separately, Product Code B6496), the card will then appear at the bottom with the name of the house hold item face-up revealing if the student was correct in identifying the household object.
This pack contains the Smart Chute. Use the motivational power of the Smart Chute to help teach non-English speaking pupils a basic vocabulary. The unique card flipper will provide these pupils with the practise they need to identify common nouns, associated objects and to decipher the true meaning of idioms! The Smart Chute EAL pack contains a Smart Chute and one each of the following card packs: The House, Picture Word Recognition, Irregular Nouns, Opposites, Things That Go Together, Idioms and Fruit and Vegetables.
The Smart Chute Blank Cards Set comprises of 52 blank cards which allows you to design your own chute cards. You can personalise them to help tackle a specific area the student may be struggling with.
A superb hands-on resource box to help children to recognise and understand prepositions. It is particularly visual and reinforcing as the manipulative props are moved into each position.
Contains 4 pairs of manipulatives and 24 cards and instructions. Children just follow the instructions to move the objects into place, then flip the cards over to check their work. Bear is 8cm.
An activity card set of 28 pairs to practise adding ‘ed’ to make a regular past tense verb.
Ideal for developing comprehension and oral language. Sequencing Snake cards are self-correcting, children can turn the cards over to check the snake pattern to see if they are correct. Also good for sequencing events and storytelling.
Contains: 24 full colour picture cards, 6 nonfiction & fiction sets.
A great resource for teaching singular - plural relationships.
28 pairs of plural picture cards - 21 regular and 7 irregular plurals.
For ages 4+ years.
You can make a ‘regular’ noun plural by adding an ‘s’ to the end of it (e.g. dog/dogs, cat/cats). Many nouns however are ‘irregular’ in their plural form - words like tooth/teeth, calf/calves, sheep/sheep.
THis Fun Deck contains 26 illustrated singular/ plural word pairs, plus bonus cards and game ideas. For ages 5 - 9 years.
A really helpful and easy to use resource for KS1-3 with 7 “Magic tricks” that help children to learn how to support their working memory and learning.
Designed to develop both comprehension and expression in spoken language. This popular and practical resource focuses on early language skills from a one- to fourword level.
It comprises seven sections (1, 1-2, 2, 2-3, 3, 3-4 and 4 wordlevels) each consisting of session plans of suggested therapy and homework activities. A score sheet is provided with each section to enable accurate recording of a child’s progress. 151 pages.
Boost language and communication development in young children and those who are reluctant to speak with this pack of talking resources. Comes with helpful notes and ideas for evidencing impact and is supplied in a sturdy Gratnells tray.
• Let’s Get Talking ! book
• Supporting Quiet Children book
• Helping Young Children to Speak with Confidence Book
• Kofi the chimpanzee soft toy
• Talk About... Things at home cards
• Talk About... Things outside cards
• Talk About... Things we do cards