I wanted to share a few resources today. The first is a blog written by Jill Kuzma. Pop on over and check it out HERE.
Jill covers a variety of social language topics. I especially like using the youtube videos sections.
Another resource you might want to check out is an app created by the ladies over at All4MyChild. Their blog was also named a finalist for the EduBlog awards in the same category as SpeechRoomNews! They provided me with a code for their app Social Adventures to test out and review for you.
Information from their website:
You would use this app like a social program. It's meant to be used as a resource for SLP's, not an app that the students directly use. For example, one of my social groups is working on initiating conversations. I opened the "Initiating Interaction" tab on my Social Adventures app.
I decided to use the "Start with a Question" lesson. I created a visual using the white board. My students added each type of WH questions starter. We rolled dice to see which question word to use. Students took turns initiating a conversation with a peer using that type of question.
The program also has an 8 week suggested program. It might be a good starting place if you're running social group. For my students, it works better to look through the ideas and target just certain skills.
One other app I want to highlight is free from the American Psychological Association. You can check it out HERE.
It's a great little story about how a bad mood impacts everyone in the family. This cute story uses rhymes and cute pictures to help kids see how they can turn their grouchy mood into a good one!