Speech and Language Dysfunction in Children
Great selection of articles and overrview of resources for parents of
children with speech or language dysfunction.
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.
Professional society for audiologists, speech-language pathologists,
and speech, language, and hearing specialists. Factsheet topics include
communication disorders and stuttering.
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. 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.
and Answers About Phonological Disorders, Articulation Disorders, Developmental
Dyspraxia, and the Dysarthrias
Caroline Bowen, Speech Pathologist, explains phonological speech disorders
in this comprehensive site. See her new discussion
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.
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.
Pathology Associaion of Austrialia
FAQS include Helping
Your Baby to Talk., The
Sound of Speech, The
Sound of Speech
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.
Blooming or Language Problem?
Clues to differentiate between a language delay and a language disorder.