Overcoming speech delays through reading

Many studies have proven that books are an excellent source for speech therapy. Through the use of reading, children can experience an improvement in comprehension, fluency, critical reasoning, vocabulary and expressive language skills/

Each night you can practice with your child from the list of books provided below. Each book is categorized by sounds children with speech problems often struggle with. Enjoy!

R Sound:
-The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
-Harriet’s Horrible Hair Day by Dawn Lesley Stewart

S Sound:
-The Itsy Bitsy Spider by Iza Trapani
-Sledding by Elizabeth Winthrop
-White Snow, Bright Snow by Alvin Tresselt

L Sound:
-5 Little Lady Bugs by Karyn Henley
-Big, Small, Little Red Ball by Emma Dodd
-Look Book by Tana Hoban

SH Sound:
-Sheep on a Ship by Nancy Shaw
-I Love My Shadow by Hans Wilhelm
-Splish, Splash! by Sarah Weeks

CH Sound:
-Ah-Choo! by Margery Cuyler
-Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault
-Itchy, Itchy Chicken Pox by Grace MacCarone

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