Tuesday, 28 April 2009

Speech and Communication Cards

New publication from conductor Amanda Elliott

Challenge me! Speech and Communication Cards
Amanda Elliott

London, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009
ISBN 978-1-84310-946-4,
56pp, 2009
£17.01 + VAT

The Speech and Communication cards provide attractive auxiliary means for teaching speech/language to children aged 3-12 with any form of speech problem, whether related to a motor disability or a general delay in speech.

The cards provide a 32-page booklet with guidance for using the cards, background information about teaching speech and communication to children, and ways to use the cards most effectively, including a variety of activities with the intention to
  • improve breathing techniques and use of speech apparatus (mouth, tongue, nose)
  • control extra salivation
  • moderate volume, tempo, rhythm and intonation of speech
  • improve sound production and clarity of words and sentences.
There are also tips for improving speech and language in everyday life through user-friendly activities to speech training enjoyable for everyone concerned.


The materials are available now. They can be purchased internationally from Internet book suppliers, at a variety of prices. Or you can contact Amanda direct at:

Amanda’s first set of cards was published two years ago and remains available from booksellers and from the author direct:

Challenge me! Mobility Activity Cards
ISBN: 978-1-84310-497-1 48pp, £14.99, $24.95

Further information


  1. Kedves Amanda,
    Thank you for finding the time and determination for producing these cards.
    I hope that you will have lot more ideas to put on paper.
    Wishing you all the very best,

  2. Thank you for your kind words, your support means a lot.
    Best Wishes,