MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Students who are receiving special education services for delayed speech and language may no longer have access to those services while schools are closed during the coronavirus outbreak.
Daphne McDonald, Director of Therapy Services at Speaking Life Healthcare shared this list websites that target speech and language skills students can access in order to practice their skills in the absence of a pathologist or therapist.
The sites target a variety of areas like articulation, sequencing, vocabulary and analogies.
Some sites can be access on-the-go with phones, laptops and other mobile devices.
The following is a list of websites parents can access to help students who would normally receive services for speech and language impairments at school:
Helps learners build math, language arts and social studies skills.
Provides a free online tool to write, illustrate and publish children's stories.
A collection of brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, games and optical illusions.
Visual memory activities
This dictionary contains more than 2500 illustrations with translations in more than 50 languages.
Kindergarten level, including recognizing letters, understanding words consist of a sequence
of sounds, rhyming, building vocabulary, following directions, and more.
Stories written by children
Words in various speech position, great for articulation
“R” sound word families
Speech therapy word list
Free reading comprehension worksheets for teachers and parents to copy
Create Madlibs and web tales
Collection of free, easy-to-read, and accessible books on a wide range of topics
Famous actors read children's stories online
Free collection of reading passages in all literary and nonfiction genres for grades 3-12
Offers students up-to-date, high-interest articles that meet students right at their level
Worksheets for various speech sounds