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Black Sheep Press, Resources for teachers and speech and language therapists

Resources for teachers and speech and language therapists working with children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) #DevLangDis and speech, language & communication needs (SLCN), that's our business.

For 25 years, our family business has provided cost-effective, attractive resources, devised by experts and loved by children. Our resources are used by teachers & speech and language therapists in their work with children who suffer from Developmental Language Disorder (DLD), #DevLangDis, and other communication needs.

Clear instructions and appealing illustrations are our hallmark.

We are confident that our worksheets, assessments and Apps will work for you and the children you help.

Don’t take our word for it, read what our customers say!

Education

‘I use them every day in school. Couldn't do my job without them.’ JD

‘The resources are great value. They save me lots of time and are fun to use.’ Learning Support Teacher, SS

'Very useful! I use on a day to day basis with children ranging from age 5-11. Each one gets so much out of them and they also enjoy completing them. Love them!!' Teaching assistant

'Very important to all our students they get used on a daily basis and form a large part of our Top Ten most used resource.' UK University

'An absolutely invaluable resource.' SENCO

Speech & Language Therapist

‘Fantastic resources for intervention, groups, home practice etc. I couldn't and wouldn't be without BSP!’ NHS SLT, AK

‘The resources have empowered all of the children that I have worked with…’ SLT, DH

'Amazing, you're doing a fab job. Have been using BSP resources for years!' Private practice SLT

'Couldnt live without it!' NHS SLT

Parents & Carers

‘We are absolutely thrilled with the material and are certain our daughter will benefit immensely.’ RW, New Zealand

‘Great resources for my son.’ KR

‘My child loves the pictures.’ LC

'Very useful. My child loves the pictures. I find everything I need when I go looking thank you!' Parent, Eire

Quality

We partner UK and international experts in developing innovative material responsive to the needs of children and young people. Our materials are devised by experienced professionals based on their day to day work.

With the commitment and enthusiasm of a family business, we are proud to provide excellent service combined with the flexibility necessary to respond to your needs.

Our authors

Suze Leitão

Dr Suze Leitão B.Med.Sci (Speech), PhD, CPSP, FSPA, Life Member SPA

Suze is a clinician, lecturer and researcher in speech-language therapy based in Australia, with a PhD in the area of speech, language and literacy. She has published widely in peer reviewed journals.

Follow her on twitter | @Suze_Freogirl

See her research publications profile http://bit.ly/SuzeResearch

See her new web site
LANGUAGE & LITERACY IN YOUNG PEOPLE

teacher of the deaf

Angie Wooten, teacher of the deaf

Angie Wootten has been a practising teacher of the deaf for nearly thirty years. Working as a visiting teacher in a mainstream environment she has seen the need for both deaf and hearing children to develop strong pragmatic skills in order to build successful relationships, and to enter smoothly into the workplace.

Angie works with individuals and groups of deaf and hearing children on social interaction skills. She is a passionate advocate of role play and co-authored the handbook for teachers Using Drama to Teach Personal, Social and Emotional Skills (O’Hanlon and Wootten, 2007). Her MPhil was in oral communication skills.

Ros Neilson

Roslyn Neilson, Ph.D., is an Australian speech-language pathologist who has extensive experience carrying out clinical work, research, teaching, publishing and consultancy in the area of literacy and reading difficulties. Her expertise includes a specialist focus on assessment and intervention for phonological awareness.

Research & Articles

A Guide to Using Black Sheep Press Resources

Written by Helen Rippon, this guide helps you navigate your way around our wide range of resources. Download it now and see how our resources can be used with the children you work with.

speech and language therapy resources

Please review the speech and language therapy resources you bought!

We’d love to hear what you have too say about the speech and language therapy resources you use in school and clinic.

Just navigate to the page of any product you have purchased (since August 2017) and you will see the opportunity to place your review.

Equally this would be somewhere you could share a good practice story involving the Black Sheep Press speech and language therapy resources you use in your clinic or classroom.

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We look forward to hearing from you!

Recent Research from Dr. Emily Dawes from Curtin University in WA

Abstract: Children with developmental language disorder (DLD) experience significant difficulty with inferential comprehension, a skill which is essential for effective communication and reading comprehension. The first study created a profile of the language and cognitive skills which significantly contribute to oral inferential comprehension in 5 to 6 year old children with DLD. The second study was a randomised controlled trial of a novel inferential comprehension intervention which was effective at improving the skill in this population.

Click link to go to Abstract & download paper- 322pages.

http://bit.ly/edResearch

FREE information sheets about our speech and language therapy resources

Free Information Sheets  – following her recent experiences in local primary schools, Helen Rippon, SLT, realised that information sheets about our speech and language therapy resources for developmental language disorders and other speech and language related issues, could be very useful for both teachers and parents/carers.

These are the first of our free information sheets which cover narrative language skills and vocabulary development.

These can be downloaded and printed for distribution as wished.

BSP Narrative Language Skills

BSP Vocabulary Development

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