Auditory Processing Disorders

Occurs when the brain has difficulty interpreting auditory information. The individual may have normal hearing, however, the brain has difficulty recognizing and interpreting sounds.

Articulation Disorders

Involves difficultly producing sounds. Various speech sounds may be substituted, omitted, added or changed. For instance, a child may have difficulty producing the ?s? sound.

Communication Partners: Helping Parents Help Children

Website developed by Dr. James MacDonald to provide parents with information and tools to help their special needs children communicate and socialize. Specifically provides advice geared towards children with Down?s Syndrome, Autism, and Behavioral issues. The Communicating Partners Center is guided by one major belief: that parents are in the best position to make sure […]

The Stuttering Foundation

We provide free online resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering.

The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America

Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a motor speech disorder that makes it difficult for children to speak. Children with the diagnosis of apraxia of speech generally have a good understanding of language and know what they want to say. Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a motor speech disorder that makes it difficult for […]

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

Article published by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association explaining the difference between ?Speech? and ?Language?. What Is Speech? What Is Language? Speech and language are different. A person can have problems with one or both. Learn about the difference here. See a speech-language pathologist, or SLP, if you have concerns.