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Sound Builders, from Elklan

Sound Builders, from Elklan

Individualised, four-stage programmes to help parents and school staff support children with unclear speech

A new product from Elklan for those supporting children with speech sound difficulties.

How it works

Assessment

Before using a Sound Builders programme, a child with unclear speech should have an assessment carried out by a qualified Speech and Language Therapist registered with the Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC) within the past 6 months to check that Sound Builders is appropriate. (See terms and conditions)

If you would like an assessment carried out remotely by Elklan, click here.

Terms and Conditions

Use of Sound Builders is subject to our terms and conditions which must be read by all users of Sound Builders.

Sound Builders Programmes

Each programme is made up of four stages, which will be downloaded as separate PDF files. Parents, TAs and teachers can use the programme and picture resources straight away. Speech and Language Therapist, please use the programme yourself or give/email each stage separately to the school or parent, and not all at once unless this is appropriate.

Full details on using Sound Builders can be found found in the terms and conditions.

Purchasers (including parents and schools) who don’t have access to a Speech and Language Therapist to determine which sounds to start working on, please request an assessment from Elklan.

Stage 1: Listening to and Articulaing Speech Sounds. Stage 2: Thinking about Speech Sounds in Words. Stage 3: Using Speech Sounds in Words. Stage 4: Using Speech Sounds when Talking in Sentences.

Features

  • Emphasis on listening to sounds
  • Clear guidance indicating readiness for the next stage
  • Colour photos included, graded from simple to multi-syllabic words
  • Child's own name inserted
  • Print off and / or email to parents and schools
  • Programmes can be purchased individually, or subscribe and save up to 72% per programme per child
  • Supported by the new e-learning course Supporting Children with Unclear Speech

Free sample programme!

Download a free sample copy of the complete Sound Builders s  d programme, stages 1-4.

Download a sample programme

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Programmes available

Speech sounds are categorised in different groups e.g. plosive or fricative sounds:

Plosives
Frictives
Glides
Affricates
s blends
l blends

e.g. p b = Child is using a ‘b’ instead of a ‘p’ sound at the beginning of their words


Subscribe

Lite

10

monthly credits
£30/mo*

Choose from all the available Sound Builders programmes

£3 per complete programme

Suitable if just a few children need support

Medium

40

monthly credits
£80/mo*

Choose from all the available Sound Builders programmes

ONLY £2 per complete programme

Suitable if 40 programmes a month are needed

High

80

monthly credits
£120/mo*

Choose from all the available Sound Builders programmes

ONLY £1.50 per complete programme

Suitable for small SaLT Depts

Heavy

120

monthly credits
£132/mo*

Choose from all the available Sound Builders programmes

ONLY £1.10 per complete programme

Suitable for large SaLT Depts

* Prices shown above are exlusive of VAT

1 complete programme (all four stages) for use with one named child only = 1 credit

Automatically renews monthly - cancel any time

Credits must be used within the billing period


Purchase programmes

Individual, complete programmes are available for purchase at £4.00 plus VAT. No subscription required.
Choose from all the available Sound Builders programmes

Downloading one complete programme (all four stages) for use one named child only = £4.00 plus VAT


Use of Elklan Sound Builders is subject to our Terms and Conditions.