Communication & Language Special Education Resources

The links on this page share helpful special education resources for children with special needs to improve their communication and language skills. Whether they are learning English as a second language or working to improve their phonics and communication skills, your child can utilize the worksheets and activities to achieve their goals!

*Please note: listed products and websites do not represent an endorsement by the Watson Institute. The Watson Institute does not receive financial or other recognition from developing the suggested list below.

SET-BC – includes visuals, social stories, and curriculum materials. PictureSet is a collection of downloadable visual supports that can be used by students for both expressive and receptive communication.

ESL – Kids – flashcards, worksheets, song sheets, and classroom games. Worksheets have a multitude of formats and can be generated with words, etc.

Kids’ Pages – ESL flashcards, worksheets, coloring, riddles and jokes, stories, alphabet, games, animal rhymes, etc. Materials are free to download.

MES English – ESL worksheets, flashcards, phonics, videos, games, curriculum, certificates, projects, coloring, etc.

Overcoming Obstacles – free curriculum for middle and high school to teach communication, decision making, and goal setting. Lesson plans, time estimates, and worksheets are all included.

Speech & Language Kids – information and materials in many areas of speech and language.

The Transporters – DVD for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to help them identify and communicate feelings and emotions.