With credit to Lisa Chattler, SIG 16 associate coordinator
Seal Beach, CA      I provide the list below and thank her on behalf of all of my readers for this wonderful resource!

***SIG=special interest group (language, learning and education) of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association

Please scroll down to an area that you would want to address with your client/patient/child and take a look at those resources, as this amazing list is extremely comprehensive!

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Expressive Language 





Vooks is an online animated stories site with lesson plans available to read books and answer questions: Vooks is a great resource to use in the home with your children.  Vooks is a streaming library of ad-free, kid-safe animated read-aloud storybooks, trusted by teachers and enjoyed by millions of children around the world every week.  It is an entire library of storybooks, brought to life, to help encourage the love of reading. You can sign up for Vooks and use the take-home resources to help keep your children reading 20 minutes a day during these extraordinary times.

Sign Up Link:


(educators gets Vooks free for one year when you put in your school email address)

Take-Home Lesson Plans

Week 1

Week 2

Vocabulary Pinball – http://www.playkidsgames.com/games/pinball/default.htm?scrlybrkr=cdc7a5cd#

Infercabulary; www.infercabulary.com – Special offer of 2 free months –

Vocabulary- elementary to high school common core vocabulary word practice


Science Vocab and other subjects w/worksheets


Tracy Boyd’s online language games – Class Page – havefun


Free parent Handouts for vocabulary, book/app suggestions and language strategies:


Receptive Language




Vocabulary resource:  www.infercabulary.com  Special offer of 2 free months


Cloze Technique activities, incorporating music; SLP in the Middle: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Slp-In-The-Middle

www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/ – great for following directions and sequencing

Tracy Boyd’s online language games – https://www.quia.com/pages/havefun.html


Highlights for Kids – www.HighlightsKids.com

Basic Concepts Scavenger Hunt:




Storylineonline.net/books … For actors and actresses reading books aloud.  Good visuals of story pages.

Apraxia of Speech

Beginning Sounds Song


Sign Language



https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/activities/teaching  … for auditory rhyming activity (Phonics-Clifford)


Home-Speech-Home – specific sounds in words, sentences, and paragraphs- https://www.home-speech-home.com/speech-therapy-word-lists.html


Tracy Boyd’s online articulation games (matching, concentration)- https://www.quia.com/pages/havemorefun.html

Minimal pairs by Caroline Bowen-JV


Speech Teammate – Free Articulation Worksheets


Speech and Language Home Practice (Free TpT download)


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http://www.carlscorner.us.com Carl’s Corner- reading specialist/teacher created free resources- scroll down to Website Directory (Blends Bonanza has word lists/activities for many blends)

Speech artic calendar//distance learning resource FREE on TPT


trying: Download/Print Free Speech Articulation Materials

Breanna’s Speech Shop Articulation Freebie:



Everydayspeech.com – sign up for a free trial. Also free if your SLP has access.


Videolearningsquad.com – free right now only

Model Me Going Places 2- free social stories app

https://videolearningsquad.com/courses/free-access-social-skills-squad/. –  free social stories

Ms. Lane’s SLP materials


Short wordless videos


Free use of Social Express Interactive Software through April 15th


Rhyming, blending


Tons of resources and visual supports:



The Stuttering Foundation – https://www.stutteringhelp.org/

Teachers Pay Teachers, Free Handout – https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/FreeDownload/4-Incredible-Stuttering-Treatment-Techniques-for-Preschool-Children-Who-Stutter-4291149

Various Learning Resources

Speakingofspeech.com – all areas of speech therapy


http://www.amazingeducationalresources.com/ – all areas of speech therapy


Cloze Technique activities, incorporating music; SLP in the Middle: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Slp-In-The-Middle

Or therapy ideas for older students on her FB page: SLP in the Middle Diary of the Speech Lady


https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KCFnWreu4v7VoO3NbgP-Qcq2LyE1FvliYSoiTLRY7Qg/htmlview?usp=sharing&fbclid=IwAR3onqbR_gzaUGUEivWH2EQUoAG43UdvLSrEr55BfKhvnmYwi-ppFKHnpcU&sle=true# – all areas of speech therapy


Teacherspayteachers.com – search “free speech therapy”


Superduperinc.com – https://www.superduperinc.com/Handouts/Handout.aspx


Speech & Language Kids – https://www.speechandlanguagekids.com


Mmmm Starfall – www.starfall.com


Games for speech and language development: http://www.playingwithwords365.com/15-best-games-for-speech-language-social-skills-development/





Jill Kuzma

Modelmekids app  – community based social stories


Free reading sources





PBS Learning Media

  • What It Is: This site uses curated PBS videos along with lesson plans, interactive materials, and more to cover lots of subjects in an engaging fashion.
  • What They’re Offering: PBS Learning Media is always free for teachers. Sign up here.



What It Is: Missing storytime already? Vooks is a kid-safe online streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks.

What They’re Offering: Vooks is offering a free one-year membership to all teachers. Find out more here.



  • What It Is: Scholastic created the Scholastic Learn at Home website to provide students with approximately 20 days worth of learning journeys that span various content areas. Students get approximately three hours of learning opportunities per day, including projects based on articles and stories, virtual field trips, reading and geography challenges, and more.
  • What They’re Offering: This service is free and limits printing materials for those who don’t have adequate access. Learn more here.



  • What It Is: ReadingIQ is a comprehensive digital library offering books, magazines, comics, and more for kids from ages 2-12. It’s a smart replacement for library time right now and makes it possible for teachers to monitor what and how much their students are reading.
  • What They’re Offering: Age of Learning is offering ReadingIQ free to schools closed due to the outbreak. Contact them here for more information.



  • What It Is: These online learning resources for younger students are easily differentiated for students of different ability levels. 
  • What They’re Offering: Adaptive math and ELA courses are always available for free for teachers and students. Sign up here.



  • What It Is: BrainPop offers in-depth learning on topics across the curriculum for upper elementary and middle school students. Each topic includes videos, quizzes, related reading, and even coding activities. Teachers have access to planning and tracking resources too. They also offer BrainPop Jr., specially designed for younger kids.
  • What They’re Offering: All schools get free access to their COVID-19/coronavirus online learning resources for talking to students about the topic. Any school closed due to the outbreak can receive free unlimited use of BrainPOP during their closure. Contact them here.


ABCmouse Early Learning Academy 


123 Homeschool 4 Me

Over 200,000+ free homeschool printables on all school subjects for FREE


30 Great Educational Netflix Shows for K-5

Happy streaming!

 Hannah Hudson on March 13, 2020

What are the best educational Netflix shows? We’ve gathered the top 30! Whether you’re showcasing these to students or using them as part of a distance learning curriculum, these are the best options currently streaming.

Note to teachers: Some schools block Netflix, which requires you to use Netflix’s offline feature to download preferred shows and use them during class. When it comes to the legality of streaming Netflix in the classroom, the company notes which media are available for educational screenings

Best educational Netflix shows for elementary school

The Magic School Bus

When a science concept just isn’t clicking for your students … Ms. Frizzle to the rescue! Stream episodes on the human body, gardening, weather, and more.


If you teach about the ocean, chances are there’s an Octonauts episode related to your unit.


This science-based show answers all sorts of questions kids tend to ask.

Ask the Storybots

The only thing more curious than the bots are kids. Celebrity appearances and a music video at the end of each episode only add to the fun.

The Who Was? Show

Based on the popular book series, this live-action sketch-comedy show brings important historical figures, like King Tut, Marie Antoinette, and Pablo Picasso, to life in an entertaining and hilarious way. 

Dino Hunt

Top scientists examine fossils found in Canada while looking for an elusive, new species!

If I Were an Animal

Observe different animals as they age from babies to adults.

Disney Nature: Oceans

This documentary explores the ocean depths and the creatures who live within.

White Fang

Have students compare the film version to the classic novel of the same name.

Growing Up Wild

Five baby animals in different parts of the world grow up learning to survive the wild.

Dream Big

This compelling documentary showcases some of the world’s biggest engineering achievements.





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