Speech and Communication Resources
and Communication Resources
Websites for Speech and Language
Professional society for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and
speech, language, and hearing specialists. Factsheet topics include communication
disorders and stuttering. Use the directory to locate a speech pathologist
in your area.
Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
This professional society provides facts, certification and other resources.
Speech and Language Dysfunction
Articles and resources for parents of children with speech or language
dysfunction on Children's Disability Information website.
on the Impact of Prematurity on Speech and Language
Research summary on prematurity and speech.
A great selection of articles, news, and resources.
Exceptional collection of original articles from experts on speech and
language disorders. Also FAQs, things to do at home and the website for
very active Apraxia Kids email support list.
on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
Factsheets on voice, speech and language.
Dr. James MacDonald's website provides experienced advice on ways to encourage
your child with special needs to communicate. Covers a variety of communication
issues for children with Down's Syndrome, Autism, and Behavioral issues.
Bowen's Web Site
Caroline Bowen, an Australian Speech-Language Pathologist, explains speech
disorders and provides advice on therapy in this comprehensive site.
Children with difficulties related to language comprehension and conversation.
Although the primary focus is on children with autism, this detailed article
is useful for any child whose speech and comprehension difficulties interfere
with personal interactions.
Foundation of America
Articles, referrals, and resources for parents of children who stutter.
Treating Stuttering in Children and Adults
The Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter Posted 10/17/2002
Good summary of stuttering in children, on Medscape.
on Language Skills
Emory Developmental Continuity Program
Practical suggestions for helping your preschooler with communication
and language skills.
Infants & Speech-Language Skills
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), on Health Touch
Higher incidence of speech and language problems in children born premature.
Illegible to Understandable: How Word Prediction and Speech Synthesis
Article by Charles A. MacArthur describes a multi-modal reading instruction
program including phonics, reading, book discussion, story retelling and
computers. On LD-Online.
SKF Books, Inc.
Publishes Teach Me Language by Sabrina Freeman., an excellent resource
books for communication.