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Nancy Kaufman

Nancy R. Kaufman, M.A., CCC/SLP, is the Director of the Kaufman Children's Center and has specialized in children with communication challenges since 1979. She is regarded as a national expert in her field, a respected author and lectures locally, nationally and internationally on the subject of apraxia of speech in children.

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Kaufman Speech Praxis Materials
 

Kaufman K-SLP Instructional DVD

For over 25 years, children who struggle to speak have been benefiting from the innovative methods of the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol, K-SLP. In this 4-hour DVD, Nancy Kaufman will teach viewers how to successfully employ the K-SLP strategies that help children who struggle to speak. Viewers will watch over 30 examples of children of different ages and abilities interact with Nancy Kaufman as she teaches the skills of combining consonants and vowels into words, and words into functional expressive language.

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Kaufman Speech Praxis Kit 1

A best seller for over a decade! The KSPT Kit 1 (Basic Level) uses a systematic treatment program of simplifying word pronunciation patterns based on the least physiological effort for target words. This highly effective approach allows children with apraxia of speech to become effective vocal communicators. Kit 1 contains over 200 visual referent cards targeting the syllable shapes that children with apraxia of speech need to master to become effective vocal/verbal communicators. The accompanying 52-page manual explains the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol (K-SLP) methods and how to get children started on the road to combining consonants and vowels to form words.

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Kaufman Speech Praxis Kit 2

Once a child has mastered the sounds /p, b, m, t, d, n, h/, the KSPT Kit 2 (Advanced Level) works to refine intelligibility and build higher motor-speech coordination for children with apraxia of speech (CAS). Kit 2 uses familiar 2 & 3 syllable words to target more complicated motor-speech movements and synthesis into initial and final word positions. Kit 2 contains over 250 visual referent cards and employs the same "word shell" simplification approach found in the popular KSPT Kit 1. The accompanying 52-page manual explains the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol (K-SLP) methods and how to quickly and effectively utilize this approach.

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Kaufman Speech Praxis Workout Book

Designed to move children into expressive language, this workout book includes 16 fun, engaging exercises to stabilize the pronunciation of consonant-vowel combinations and leads to rapid development of functional vocal communication. Each workout explains what skill is being targeted, how to perform the exercise, and specific help that is to be offered to the child. The straightforward style of this book allows parents/caregivers to reinforce the work Ally - Kaufman Bookdone by the SLP.

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K&K Sign to Talk NOUNS

Amazing real-life photos! This kit was specifically designed to shape vocal language skills for children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Includes a variety of everyday objects (nouns) that children frequently request and that double as excellent reinforcers. Kit contains 150 noun cards and the accompanying 37-page manual fully explains this approach. A must-have tool for any verbal behavior program!

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K&K Sign to Talk VERBS

Amazing real-life photos! This kit was specifically designed to shape vocal language skills for children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Includes a variety of everyday actions (verbs) that children frequently request and that double as excellent reinforcers. This kit contains 80 verb cards, and the accompanying 37-page manual fully explains this approach. A must-have tool for any verbal behavior program!

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Kaufman K-SLP Practice Puzzle

This magnetic, interactive puzzle is designed to treat Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), other sever speech sound disorders (SSD), and expressive language challenges. Practice simple syllable shapes, use simple word combinations, and teach present progressives, pronoun possessive agreement, third-person singular, and past tense formulations. Also includes receptive language and early literacy practice. Actual puzzle size: 21"x30"

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