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Resources to support hearing impairment

Blank Poster

Blank Poster

£3.00 plus VAT

An A3 blank poster. The four levels represented clearly and visually.

The four levels represented clearly and visually.

A3 size to fit any wall.

CUBIC Word Pack

CUBIC Word Pack

£35.00

Helping schools incorporate the valuable principle of Information Carrying Words into the curriculum, making the learning relevant and at an appropriate level for the child.

Curriculum Based Information Word Pack is a rich resource of beautiful pictures and interesting activities and is designed to help children aged 5-7 understand more fully what is said to them.

Curriculum Based Information Carrying Word Pack is a rich resource of beautiful pictures and interesting activities which incorporates the ICW principle with the Key Stage 1 History, Geography and Science Units of the National Curriculum for England and Wales. it also has value for schools in other countries in the UK as similar themes are part of the curricula.

For those unfamiliar with Information Carrying Words the concept provides a structured framework which facilitates the control of the number of words in a sentence that a child has to understand in order to carry out an instruction. CuBIC Word Pack will help children increase the amount of information they can remember in a sentence whilst at the same time supporting and developing their understanding of the curriculum.

The activities can be implemented with individual children or small groups.

The CuBIC Word Pack will help to improve:

  • Understanding of spoken language
  • Listening and attention skills
  • Auditory sequential memory
  • Vocabulary development
  • Expressive language
  • Social communication skills


CuBIC Word Pack provides over 40 pages of clear and delightful illustrations. A thorough explanation about how to apply Information Carrying Words is given in the introduction. The National Curriculum based activities are carefully described so that the ideas can be implemented easily and tasks differentiated to meet the needs of individual children.This resource can be used by all school staff and parents as well as speech and language therapists.

Cued Articulation

Cued Articulation

£26.50

Paperback covering consonants and vowels with colourful demonstrative images, by Jane Passy.

By Jane Passy.

ISBN 978-0-86431-846-6

This paperback book of 88 pages, published by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) combines and updates both the original Cued Articulation and Cued Vowel books and covers consonants and vowels with colourful demonstrative images and full colour coding throughout.

49 hand signs represent the manner, placing and voicing of consonants which are colour coded to give and extra visual clue in written work. 23 signs show the length, fronting and lip-rounding of vowels, diphthongs and triphthongs. The signs are logical and are based on linguistic theory.

Cued Articulation Cards

Cued Articulation Cards

£29.95 plus VAT

45 laminated cards illustrating both consonants and vowels, by Jane Passy.

By Jane Passy.

ISBN 978-0-864319-918-0

45 laminated cards illustrate both consonants and vowels as used in the English Language. An invaluable resource for the growing number of parents and teachers who find Cued Articulation such a practical resource for people with a wide range of communication difficulties.

Cued Articulation Chart

Cued Articulation Chart

£34.50 plus VAT

A2 laminated charts illustrating the hand signs for all the consonants, by Jane Passy.

By Jane Passy.

ISBN 978-0-86431-934-0

Each poster consists of two A2 laminated charts illustrating the hand signs for all the consonants. These greatly facilitate the teaching of this popular system and it is recommended that these are used in conjunction with the Cued Articulation book.

Cued Articulation DVD

Cued Articulation DVD

£52.50 plus VAT

Interactive DVD covering consonants and vowels, by Jane Passy.

By Jane Passy.

ISBN 978-0-86431-918-0

This new interactive DVD, produced by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), allows users to gain first-hand experience of each of the hand cues used in Cued Articulation.The clips are suitable for use with whiteboards as well as personal computers (both MAC and PC).

Cued Vowel Chart

Cued Vowel Chart

£34.50 plus VAT

A2 laminated charts illustrating the hand signs for all the vowels, by Jane Passy.

By Jane Passy.

ISBN 980-0-86431-942-5

Each poster consists of two A2 laminated charts illustrating the hand signs of all the vowels. These greatly facilitate the teaching of this popular system and it is recommended that these are used in conjunction with the Cued Articulation book.

EYBIC Word Pack

EYBIC Word Pack

£35.00

A resource which will help pre-school settings to develop everyday vocabulary and support the understanding of spoken language.

Early Years Based Information Carrying Word Pack is a rich resource of beautiful pictures and interesting activities to promote the vocabulary, speaking and listening of a wide range of children through the principle of Information Carrying Words.

For those unfamiliar with Information Carrying Words, the concept provides a structured framework which helps children increase the amount of information they can remember. At the same time EYBIC will develop their knowledge and language of everyday topics including:

  • Ourselves
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Toys
  • Animals
  • Home


The resource includes:

  • Careful explanations about Information Carrying Words and how to use the resource
  • Illustrations to print in black and white or colour
  • Home Activities
  • Vocabulary checklists to monitor progress
  • A two and a half hour training session for parents and early years practitioners, which includes teaching notes, a PowerPoint presentation and handouts.


EYBIC Word Pack will help to improve:

  • Understanding of spoken language
  • Listening and attention
  • Auditory sequential memory
  • Vocabulary development
  • Expressive language
  • Social communication skills

EYBIC Word Pack supports Early Learning Goals.

EYBIC Word Pack is very useful for children learning additional languages.

EYBIC Word Pack helps parents, early years practitioners and speech and language therapists to work together to promote children’s language and communication skills.

Hear Say Pack

Hear Say Pack

£80.00

A resource book plus 6 coloured story books by Kathryn Gander.

By Kathryn Gander, first published in 1998.

ISBN: 978-1-874534-10-5

This pack consists of a Language Programme and the Hear-Say Listening Profile which are designed for the very earliest stages of language development. 

The stories and language programme will benefit many different groups of children with restricted language skills e.g. those with a Learning Disability, Language Disorder, Hearing Impairment or Delayed Development. 

The Language Programme offers structured activities up to the 3 word level, based on the Hear-Say Books, using 40 nouns, 8 verbs and over 12 adjectives. Photocopiable Record Sheets can be used to measure Clinical Effectiveness and to plan Individual Targets, thus simplifying record keeping. 

The Listening Profile provides an informal assessment for young severely and profoundly deaf children. 

This assessment, based on the principle of speech features is designed for pre-lingual children or those with only very limited language from the age of about 3 years. 

Photocopiable pictures are provided for all the activities in both the Language Programme and the Listening Profile.

Language Builders for Hearing Difficulties

Language Builders for Hearing Difficulties

£15.00

Detailed advice and practical activities to support the communication skills of children with any degree of hearing loss ranging from mild to severe

This resource provides detailed advice and practical activities to support the communication skills of children with any degree of hearing loss ranging from mild to severe. Language Builders for Hearing Difficulties is relevant to many speech and language therapists, learning support assistants and teachers who work in pre-schools, schools or units and parents and carers who are helping their child at home.

It is the core reading material for the specialist accredited course 'Supporting Children with Hearing Difficulties'. It addresses many areas, including:

  • Types of hearing loss.
  • Things to look out for if you are concerned about a hearing loss.
  • Hearing assessment.
  • The impact hearing difficulties can have on communication.
  • Changing the interaction and environment to support the child.
  • Supporting language and social skills.
  • Supporting listening and phonological development.


As with all Elklan materials having purchased the book you are free to photocopy any relevant pages so equipping others who work within your school or health provision.

Pecyn Geiriau EYBIC (Welsh Edition)

Pecyn Geiriau EYBIC (Welsh Edition)

£35.00

A resource which will help pre-school settings to develop everyday vocabulary and support the understanding of spoken language.

Pecyn Geiriau EYBIC is a rich resource of beautiful pictures and interesting activities to promote the vocabulary, speaking and listening of a wide range of children through the principle of Information Carrying Words.

For those unfamiliar with Information Carrying Words, the concept provides a structured framework which helps children increase the amount of information they can remember. At the same time EYBIC will develop their knowledge and language of everyday topics including:

  • Ourselves
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Toys
  • Animals
  • Home


The resource includes:

  • Careful explanations about Information Carrying Words and how to use the resource
  • Illustrations to print in black and white or colour
  • Home Activities
  • Vocabulary checklists to monitor progress
  • A two and a half hour training session for parents and early years practitioners, which includes teaching notes, a PowerPoint presentation and handouts.


EYBIC Word Pack will help to improve:

  • Understanding of spoken language
  • Listening and attention
  • Auditory sequential memory
  • Vocabulary development
  • Expressive language
  • Social communication skills

EYBIC Word Pack supports Early Learning Goals.

EYBIC Word Pack is very useful for children learning additional languages.

EYBIC Word Pack helps parents, early years practitioners and speech and language therapists to work together to promote children’s language and communication skills.

PORIC

PORIC

£55.00 plus VAT

A wealth of ideas to assess and develop the linguistic concepts (descriptive vocabulary) needed to access the Foundation and Key Stage 1 curricula, based on Ann Locke's 'Living Language' programme which underpins most of the Maths and Science curricula throughout the UK.

PORIC provides a wealth of ideas to assess and develop the linguistic concepts (descriptive vocabulary) needed to access the Foundation and Key Stage 1 curricula. It is based on the core vocabulary and linguistic concepts incorporated in Ann Locke's 'Living Language' programme which underpins most of the Maths and Science curriculai in all four countries of the UK. it is an invaluable resource for staff supporting children who need more help to learn these important words.

PORIC is a long established product that has been used by many teachers and Therapists, it was written by Glinette Woods and Deborah Acors in 1999. The publisher retired and the authors have worked with Henrietta to produce a brand new edition which is now published by Elklan.

The PORIC pack gives you:

  • A book of ideas to develop an understanding and use of each linguistic concept in alphabetical order.
  • A CD disc with all same ideas to develop the concepts but organised in the order in which children acquire the vocabulary.
  • A linguistic concept booklet with 16 coloured, laminated pictures to use for informal assessment and teaching.


The CD disc also contains:

  • Concept check lists and assessment forms in alphabetical and developmental order. All these forms can be printed as and when they are needed.
  • Four exercise books. These are called 'Concept Consolidation' books and contain worksheets ideal for reinforcement of the concepts at home.