Resources for Speech Language Pathologists


This topical guide will introduce you to important books, videos, and information resources available from the EI Clearinghouse and other sources.

Contact us via online form or by phone (1-877-275-3227) to request a resource listed below (or ask your local public librarian). Note that some videos may be viewed online, and journal titles will take you to the publisher’s homepage.

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Autism Spectrum Disorders and AAC
Pat Mirenda and Teresa Iacono (Eds.)
Brookes Publishing, 2009
This book examines the effect of augmentative and alternative communication strategies on the communication, social skills, and behavior of individuals with autism.
Call#: WM 203.5 .A939mi 2009

Becoming Verbal with Childhood Apraxia
Pam Marshalla
Marshalla Speech and Language, 2007
This book helps therapists and parents learn how to help children become more vocal, verbal, communicative, imitative and interactive.
Call#: WL 340 .M369b 2001

Clinical Workbook for Speech-Language Pathology Assistants
Robert Kraemer
Plural Publishing Inc, 2018
This workbook is designed for speech language pathology assistants and includes speech sound disorders, language disorder, literacy, voice, and fluency disorders, among many other topics.
Call#: WL 340.2 .K8551 2018  

Curriculum-based Speech Therapy Activities, Volume 1
Scott Prath
Bilinguistics Inc, 2016
This book is full of activities to enhance children’s speech. It is designed for teachers and speech language pathologists.
Call#: LB 3454 .P8874 2016 Vol. 1  

Curriculum-based Speech Therapy Activities, Volume 2
Scott Prath
Bilinguistics Inc, 2016
This is a part 2 to the book listed above. It contains more activities for speech language pathologists to use with their patients.
Call#: LB 3454 .P8874 2016 Vol. 2  

Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Children with Speech Disorder
Barbara Dodd (Ed.)
Whurr, 2005
This book for pediatric speech and language therapists discusses norms of speech development as well as intervention programs for subgroups of speech disorders.
Call#: WM 475 .D569 2005

Exemplary Practices for Beginning Communicators: Implications for AAC
Joe Reichle, et al. (Eds.)
Brookes Publishing, 2002
This text for speech-language pathologists and other professionals discusses how augmentative and alternative communication can help establish beginning communication skills among children and other individuals who experience significant communication challenges.
Call#: WL 340.2 .E96 2002  

Interventions for Speech Sound Disorders in Children
A. Lynn Williams, et al. (Eds.)
Brookes Publishing, 2010
This book provides in-depth examinations of 23 evidence-based phonological and articulatory interventions for young children with functional or motor-based speech disorders. This textbook also includes a DVD with footage demonstrating evidence-based practice.
Call#: WL 340.2 .I612 2010
Also available as an eBook 

Let’s Talk About Talking: Ways to Strengthen the 11 Skills All Toddlers Master Before Words Emerge
Laura Mize, 2017
This book is for parents and professionals like speech language pathologists. It provides activities for professionals when working with children, shows how to identify the 11 major skills that encompass communication.
Call#: WL 340.2 .M6996 2017

Phonological Awareness Training Program: A Speech Language Pathologist’s Tool for Training Teachers
Jayne E. Jaskolski
ASHA Press, 2017
This book is for speech language pathologists providing professional development skills for teachers related to speech, phonological awareness, and literacy.
Call#: P 118.15 .J38 2017

Speech-Language Pathologists in Early Childhood Intervention: Working with Infants, Toddlers, Families, and Other Care Providers
Kathleen D. Ross
Plural Publishing, 2018
This book provides the skills needed for evidence-based services for children and their families. This book starts with informing about what early intervention is and ends with guidelines and making connections. Many topics are covered in this book that will benefit speech language pathologists.
Call#: WL 340.2 .R7331 2018  

The Speech-language Pathologist’s Handbook for Inclusive School Practices
Julie Causton
Brookes Publishing Co, 2014
This book is specifically for speech language pathologists trying to be more inclusive in their teaching. Some topics covered are collaborating with others, rethinking students, providing social supports, and more.
Call#: WL 340.3 .C312 2014
Also available as an eBook 

Teach Me to Talk: Building Verbal Imitation in Toddlers
Laura Mize, 2012
This book shows how to model and elicit language in toddlers. There are techniques for speech therapists to use in everyday life. This book is best designed for speech language pathologists, early intervention specialists, or other professionals.
Call#: WL 340.2 .M6995bu 2012  

Yoga for Speech-Language Development
Susan E Longtin, Jessica A. Fitzpatrick
Singing Dragon, 2017
This book explains how yoga can help children develop language skills. There are various yoga strategies for multiple levels of speech development. Speech therapists and parents can use this resource.
Call#: WL 340.3 .L866 2017  


Early Intervention for Social-Emotional Development: Successful Sensory-Based Strategies for Birth to 5 years
5hr 56 min; DVD
PESI, 2017
This DVD has many strategies for professionals relating to speech and language, behavior, sensory disorders, and many more topics.
Call#: LC 4019.3 Ea761 2015

Integrated Therapies and Teamwork Equals Success
30 min; DVD
STARnet Regions I & III, 2011
This DVD shows how to put physical, occupation, and speech therapies in daily routines in classrooms. This video is intended for teachers, administrators, and therapists.
Call#: LC 3965 I351 2011

Using Sign Language with Pediatric Patients
5 hr 10 min; DVD
PESI, 2017
In this recording, you will learn to recognize and demonstrate 100 basic signs, the manual alphabet, and numbers from 1-20 as well as how to incorporate them into your practice immediately.
Call#: HV 2474 .U854 2017


Illinois Hands & Voices
This parent-driven, non-profit organization supports families with children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing without a bias around communication modes or methodologies.

American Speech-Language Hearing Association
This website has many resources about certifications, publications, events, advocacy, continuing education, and more. It is intended for speech-language pathologists.


Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 63(6),823-842
Re-Evaluating Evidence for Best Practice in Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology
Dodd (2020)
This article shows what is best for children in speech therapy in order for them to respond well to the treatment.

International Journal of Telerehabilitation, 9,55-70
The Efficacy of Telehealth-Delivered Speech and Language Intervention for Primary School-Age Children: A Systematic Review
Wales et al. (2017)
This article studies if telehealth services are better or worse than in person services in children.

Web Resources

American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology
This website contains information about conferences for speech pathologists and audiologists. There are also other resources about speech pathology available on this site.

Speech Pathology
This website has information on continuing education for speech-language pathologists that could be useful.