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Comeunity: Speech and Language Dysfunction in Children
www.comeunity.com/disability/speech/
Great selection of articles and overrview of resources for parents of children with speech or language dysfunction.

Apraxia Kids
www.apraxia-kids.org
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.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
www.asha.org
Professional society for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing specialists. Factsheet topics include communication disorders and stuttering.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
www.nidcd.nih.gov
Factsheets on voice, speech and language.

Communicating Partners
www.jamesdmacdonald.com/
Dr. James MacDonald's website provides experienced advice on ways to encourage your child with special needs to communicate. Conclusions and case studies from his 25 years of theraputic research experience as a speech therapist cover a variety of communication issues for children with Down's Syndrome, Autism, and Behavioral issues. You can order his book Communicate with Your Child via the website as well.

Questions and Answers About Phonological Disorders, Articulation Disorders, Developmental Dyspraxia, and the Dysarthrias
members.tripod.com/Caroline_Bowen/home.html
Caroline Bowen, Speech Pathologist, explains phonological speech disorders in this comprehensive site. See her new discussion on lisping.

Semantic Pragmatic Disorder
www.hyperlexia.org/sp1.html
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.

Building on Language Skills
Emory Developmental Continuity Program
www.emory.edu/PEDS/NEONATOLOGY/DCP/3yrlang.htm

Practical suggestions for helping your preschooler with communication and language skills.

Premature Infants & Speech-Language Skills
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), on Health Touch
www.healthtouch.com/bin/EContent_HT/showAllLfts.asp?lftname=ASLHA062&cid=HT
Higher incidence of speech and language problems in children born premature.

Speech Pathology Associaion of Austrialia
avoca.vicnet.net.au/~sppathau/
FAQS include Helping Your Baby to Talk., The Sound of Speech, The Sound of Speech

From Illegible to Understandable: How Word Prediction and Speech Synthesis Can Help
www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/technology/word_prediction.html
Article by Charles A. MacArthur describes a multi-modal reading instruction program including phonics, reading, book discussion, story retelling and computers. On LD-Online.

Late Blooming or Language Problem?
www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/speech-language/asha_lateblooming.html
Clues to differentiate between a language delay and a language disorder.

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