As parents in the information age, we often run straight to Google when we need to know something. Unfortunately, many websites do not provide accurate information. PST has taken the time to review some websites that offer information regarding speech, language, and listening. Below are listed the ones we have found to be most helpful and reliable.
This website is sponsored by the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA). It is packed with vital information about childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) for parents and professionals from new research to resources in your area.
The American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) is the organization that provides speech-language pathologists with their certificates of clinical competence. In many ways, they govern the speech-language pathology and audiology professions. Their website offers basic information about various speech/language/hearing disorders, research, treatment options, ethical information, and much more.
Wright’s Law provides a website to keep you informed about special education laws. As a parent, it is your responsibility to know your rights. This website makes it easy. They provide blogs, answer questions, and even give you other websites to increase your knowledge. It is a wonderful website for parents and speech-language pathologists alike.
An interesting blog with support for families of children with CAS. Look to this blog for information, encouragement, and inspiration.
An article written by Sarah Gee, MS, CCC-SLP and published by PediaStaff sharing a few techniques for improving prosody (melody of speech) in children with childhood apraxia of speech.
PediaStaff offers a variety of resources for SLPs.
This website offers free therapy materials created by SLPs.