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Literacy Speaks! Complete Set — Kits 1, 2, 3, 4

Literacy Speaks!® Complete Set — Kits 1, 2, 3, 4

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Description:

Successfully target articulation, speech intelligibility, and foundation literacy skills simultaneously.

Save $50 on this order of all 4 Literacy Speaks!® Kits. This is an all-in-one systematic program to target articulation, phonological awareness, speech intelligibility, and language/literacy skills—all simultaneously! It is designed to teach letter-sound correlations and to introduce children to essential sight words with a sound targeted approach. Driven by orthographic instruction, it uses systematic and evidence-based techniques.

No longer discharge your students who are at-risk for reading failure. This program starts with individual letters and then attaches the letter sound to words. Once the sounds are properly connected, a picture is introduced and additional words are added until full sentences are achieved. By establishing appropriate sound-letter association before pictures are introduced, phonological misrepresentations can be corrected, speech intelligibility can be improved, and literacy skills can be established.

The full program covers the complete alphabet, plus diphthongs, digraphs and trigraphs. Includes 177 reproducible storybooks and many other reproducible activities on CD to reinforce skills in a natural environment. Ages K to 4th grade. Made in the USA. 



This order covers the complete alphabet, plus diphthongs, digraphs and trigraphs.

       Each Kit Contains:
  • Instructional manual on CD*
  • Alphabetic letter cards
  • Sight word cards
  • Punctuation cards
  • Target sound stimulus cards (word cards)
  • CD to reproduce materials*
  • Reproducible storybooks
  • Reproducible letter tracing worksheets
  • Reproducible homework tracking sheets
  • Reproducible coloring worksheets
  • Reproducible home & classroom activities

Uses a natural letters-to-literacy progression. 

Contains over 300 implementation tools per Kit!
From Kit #2: Sample Z.


Literacy Speaks

Starting with the letter brings sounds and words to life! See the preview videos below.

Literacy Speaks!® — Program Description
Literacy Speaks!® — In the Classroom
Literacy Speaks!® — Materials in Action
Literacy Speaks!® — Benefits to the Program
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*The included CD contains all reproducible materials necessary to implement this program. For those who would prefer to have the materials in printed format, an optional spiral bound manual may be added for $29 per Kit. Click here to add:

 

Also See:

Literacy Speaks!® Kit 1

Targets:

b, c/k, d, g, h, m, n, p, t, w

Literacy Speaks!® Kit 2

f, v, s, z, l, sh, ch, th

Literacy Speaks!® Kit 3

Vowels, diphthongs, digraphs, trigraphs and silent e.

Literacy Speaks!® Kit 4

j, x , y, qu, prevocalic r, vocalic r


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What's Included?



This order contains all 4 Literacy Speaks! Kits.

Each Kit includes:

  • Target sound stimulus word cards
  • Alphabetic letter cards
  • Sight word cards
  • Punctuation cards
  • Guidance for implementing the
    Literacy Speaks!
    technique
  • Reproducible storybooks
    • Kit 1: 56 books
    • Kit 2: 48 books
    • Kit 3: 34 books
    • Kit 4: 39 books
  • Reproducible letter tracing worksheets
  • Reproducible homework tracking sheets
  • Reproducible coloring worksheets
  • Reproducible home & classroom activities
  • CD to easily reproduce materials

These implementing tools are contained in 2 easy-to-manage
pieces per Kit:  

  • Card Box: Indexed by letter/sound and color coded. The color coding is repeated on the cards to enable effective use and storage.
  • CD: Includes complete manual and allows for easy duplication of reproducible activities.
  • Optional add-on: Printed manual may be added for $29 per Kit. All manual contents are included on the CD.

Target Audience:

For Speech-Language Pathologists, Special Educators, General Educators, Title 1 Educators, and Literacy Specialists working with young children on phonological awareness, speech intelligibility, language skills and early literacy skills.

This program is appropriate for

  • preschool through early elementary school children
  • children with special needs
  • children with communication disorders
  • students learning English as a second language
  • economically disadvantaged students

Author(s):

Keli Richmond, MS, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist specializing in early literacy development. She has degrees in both speech-language pathology and audiology, a minor in special education, and a teaching license. Keli has over 14 years experience in the speech and literacy disciplines. She began her career in the medical field with an emphasis on neurological disorders. Currently, she focuses on therapy techniques and promotes literacy skills for preschool through middle school children. Keli presents nationwide at in-services, seminars and state and national conventions promoting orthographic instruction (printed cues) to improve speech intelligibility and enhance literacy skills.

She is the author of the Literacy Speaks!® program. Literacy Speaks!® is a comprehensive program driven by orthographic techniques. Literacy Speaks!® improves speech intelligibility and expands language knowledge while promoting a strong literacy foundation—all simultaneously. A highlight of Keli's career is receiving the "Professional Achievement Award in Recognition of Advancement of Knowledge in Clinical Practice" from the Indiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association; the award is based on outstanding professional development and community involvement. Keli was also a founding member of the United Way Women's United; the Women's United is an organization dedicated to closing educational gaps through early literacy development. For more information on Keli Richmond visit www.LiteracySpeaks.com.       


Dianne Joustra, M.Ed., has a bachelor's degree in education with a master's degree in reading.  She also holds a minor in mild disabilities, an endorsement in early childhood education, and an administrative license. In her 25 years as an educator, Dianne has taught kindergarten, readiness, and first grade; served as a special education consultant to parochial schools; supervised early childhood special education programs; and currently teaches preschoolers with special needs.

Dianne's passion to develop children's literacy skills is evident in her classroom, and also through her work with the United Way and Project Reads.  Dianne is a founding member of the Allen County United Way Women's Initiative. The Women's Initiative is a local group focused on closing the reading achievement gap for students by the third grade. Dianne also volunteers for the Allen County Education Partnership Project Reads, which is a reading intervention program for young, developing readers.


Customer Reviews:

"I saw Keli Richmond do a presentation on Literacy Speaks! at our state SLP conference. When she talked about incorporating orthographic cues into therapy, I was excited because I have been doing this for years with huge success! Her program makes it so easy for all of the SLP's in our office to incorporate literacy into our articulation treatment. The kids LOVE the books, and it is so great to have such successful "readers", even as young as 3 years old. We have seen tremendous growth, not only in articulation, but also in early literacy skills and even better attention with the use of this program. Kids are able to self-correct because they have the phonemic representation for the orthographic cue. I especially love that they have several different /r/ sounds available including vocalic /r/ at the beginning and the ending of words. And, it is so great to have a product that targets vowels! Literacy Speaks! has been such an asset to our program and has really increased the quality of services we provide. And, it is SO easy to use! We can't get enough of this program! In fact, I have requested that they expand the program to include consonant blends as well as consonants in the medial position. Can't wait to see more of this product!"
—Emily Hathaway, MS, CCC-SLP & Clinical Director


 "After using the Literacy Speaks! materials for only a few weeks, my young students began to enjoy looking for letters. Sounds in a particular word position that children have struggled with for a long time just "seemed to click". With the use of the Literacy Speaks!® program, my students can see where sounds are located in words."
—Early Childhood Speech-Language Pathologist


 "This program is highly successful for children that are making little or no progress with traditional therapy.  I observed dramatic improvements in my students with Final Consonant Deletion. Literacy Speaks! not only remediates difficult  error patterns, it creates phonemic awareness!"
—Early Childhood Speech-Language Pathologist


"I have one student who I was particularly 'stumped' with and I began using your program with him. What a difference! His DIBELS scores for phoneme segmentation have gone from 0-30 and alphabetic principal from 0-20, all in two months time. It is so exciting to see how much he loves the take home books. I have to have one for him each speech sessions...if not, he is very disappointed. As I walk him back to his kindergarten class, he stops anyone he can find in the hallway and asks them if they would like to hear him read!"
—K.M., Coordinator of Speech Services


"It has been absolutely amazing the progress our children have made from this program!"  
—J.K., Center Supervisor, CANI Head Start


"You have created quite a unique and EFFECTIVE program! For all the very busy SLPs out there who needed a program like this, I thank you."
—Coordinator of Speech Services


"I have taught at-risk preschoolers for many years, and I am thrilled to say that Literacy Speaks! has been the most successful literacy approach I have ever used. Not only did my English speakers make remarkable strides in letter/sound correlations, but even my ESL students markedly improved their literacy and language skills. And the children were fully engaged throughout the process! A great program!"
—C.L., Head Start Teacher


"I was excited to find that 7 out of 9 of my self-contained special education preschoolers moved on to general education kindergarten and are either no longer eligible for special education services or will receive only minimal support as a result of consistently using Literacy Speaks! in my classroom. My 4-year-olds are identifying letters and sounds while increasing their language skills and remarkably, non-verbal 3-year olds are matching letters. Literacy Speaks! has inspired a diverse group of students with a variety of learning and achievement!"
—Early Childhood Special Education Teacher


"The Literacy Speaks! Program has dramatically improved my daughter's speech. Now, she enjoys searching for letters and has finally become aware of the sounds she is using in her speech. She is even beginning to correct several sounds on her own!”
—Parent of 4-year-old preschool student


"I have presented the first 3 sets at a district SLP meeting. Everyone was impressed with the strategy of letter-sound recognition first before pictures. They got that big take-away message loud and clear. One of our supervisors mentioned how this program goes right along with the Readwell program utilized in our MM and MS classrooms. Thanks again for putting together such a great tool. All the kids especially love the stories. The Kinder parents are knocked out at their kids 'reading' the high frequency word sentences.”
—R.H., MA, CCC-SLP

 

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More Offerings by: Keli Richmond

Ecourses

  E-Course # Course Title & Author CEUs Price  
e64 Simultaneously Improve Speech Intelligibility, Enhance Phonological Awareness and Develop Language/Literacy Skills with Orthographic Instruction
Keli Richmond, MS, CCC-SLP
.4 $79.00
e65 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Build Speech, Language and Literacy Skills With Orthographic Instruction!
Keli Richmond, MS, CCC-SLP
.25 $44.00

Products

  Title Price  
Literacy Speaks!® Kit 1 $129.00
Literacy Speaks!® Kit 2 $129.00
Literacy Speaks!® Kit 3 $129.00
Literacy Speaks!® Kit 4 $129.00
Literacy Speaks!® Kit 1 - Manual Only $29.00
Literacy Speaks!® Kit 2 - Manual Only $29.00
Literacy Speaks!® Kit 3 - Manual Only $29.00
Literacy Speaks!® Kit 4 - Manual Only $29.00

More Offerings by: Dianne Joustra

Products

  Title Price  
Literacy Speaks!® Kit 3 $129.00
Literacy Speaks!® Kit 4 $129.00
Literacy Speaks!® Kit 3 - Manual Only $29.00
Literacy Speaks!® Kit 4 - Manual Only $29.00

 

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