Links for Speech Language Pathology

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Richmond Public Library Speech Checklist:

Links to information on speech and language development and various disorder areas:
Cerebral Palsy Guide

The Hardin M.D. directory of Speech Pathology Links:

The Hanen Early Language Program – for parent training in early language development:

Speech Language Pathology Links:

Speech Language Pathology Links:

Information and facts about Aphasia

Augmentative Communication:

Information and resources from the organization Augmentative Communication Community Partnerships Canada


Autism Awareness Centre (Edmonton, Alberta) provides information about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and lists of upcoming conferences related to ASD
Provincial Autism Centre website provides information about Autism Spectrum Disorders and available programs, support, and upcoming events in Nova Scotia

Register with Autism Speaks to learn more about the features of Autism Spectrum Disorders through hundreds of video clips Free software package designed specifically for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Information and Facts about Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)

Canadian Stuttering Association

Hearing Impairment:A free online video dictionary of thousands of words in American Sign Language

CASPLA – Position Paper on Cochlear Implants in Children 2006

Canadian Association of the Deaf


Provides information on larynx cancer treatments, surgery, recovery, and what life is like after laryngectomy surgery.

Nova Scotia Department of Health:

Speech and Language:

A compilation of other websites which provide materials and activities for speech/language therapy, organized by disorder area (e.g., stuttering, apraxia, swallowing, speech sound disorders); it also highlights interactive websites, bulletin boards, and commercial sites.

Created by an Australian Speech-Language Pathologist, and includes links, FAQ’s, discussion groups, and articles on diverse topics, (e.g., speech-language development milestones, phonological disorders, tongue-tie, and word-retrieval difficulties), mostly written for the general public.

A ‘fact sheet’ titled “Info. about Speech and Language Disorders”, produced by the National Information Centre for Children and Youth with Disabilities (US); it includes definitions, characteristics, educational implications and links.

University of Victoria website, describing “an ongoing program of community-university research contributing to knowledge about conditions affecting the health and development of indigenous children in Canada and around the world”; includes some projects in the areas of language development and facilitation with First Nations children

Website for The Hanen Centre, a non-profit organization based in Toronto; Hanen trains Speech-Language Pathologists to run several different parent/caregiver programs for families of children with speech-language delays; also offers “Helpful Hints for Parents”

A free online video dictionary of thousands of words in American Sign Language

A commercial website offering products and classes to help parents teach sign language to their young children

A website designed as a resource for phonological awareness for parents, teachers, and speech pathologists; includes development charts, descriptions, and activities for various skills, (e.g., rhyme awareness, segmenting, blending)