Resources


Speech Therapy Resources


ana_working_02 fixed

WHAT IS SPEECH THERAPY?

Many people think that speech therapists only work with people who have trouble making certain sounds, difficulty speaking in sentences or who stutter; they also help kids with other kinds of difficulties with spoken and written language, such as dyslexia, apraxia and auditory processing disorder.

ASHA

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.

BILINGUAL LANGUAGE GUIDE

Many bilingual children are diagnosed as having speech/language issues that they do not have or have a real speech issue that is overlooked. This guide takes parents through some of the normal characteristics of bilingual speech acquisition as well as signs of speech disorders.

AUTISM SPEAKS

Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support.

MAPS Clinician directory

Parents are searching for qualified practitioners who can help their children reach their full potential. Clinicians are searching for solid, evidence-based education that will best prepare them to help their special needs patients. When searching through the complexities of these neuro-developmental disorders, MAPS helps provide direction.

BILINGUISTICS

Bilinguistics is a site dedicated to providing bilingual speech therapy resources for parents, clinicians and individuals seeking more information on speech and language development.

childhood apraxia of speech

Apraxia Kids is the leading nonprofit whose mission is to strengthen the support systems in the lives of children with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) so that each child is afforded their best opportunity to develop speech and optimal communication skills.

KIDS Health

KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.

The stuttering foundation

The Stuttering Foundation’s goal is to provide the best and most up-to-date information and help available for the prevention of stuttering in young children and the most effective treatment available for teenagers and adults.

Autism support network

Join this free support community and connect with thousands of other families and individuals touched by ASD. Find out what’s working for others, coping strategies, and life guides from others living what you’re going through now.

Wonder Moms

Wonder Moms is a project by three moms to share real talk, helpful information, and practical advice with parents of kids who have intellectual disabilities, Down syndrome, autism, language and speech delays, deafness, chronic illness, and traumatic brain injury.

PARENTS GUIDE TO HEALTHY SLEEP

In this guide, parents and caregivers can learn more about helping children sleep healthy. We share common sleep challenges for young children, school age children, and teens, along with helpful tips and resources for making the most of sleep at each stage.

SLEEP DISORDERS

In this article, a variety of sleep disorders and their consequences are discussed, highlighting the importance of quality sleep in children for a healthy development.