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Signs and Symptoms Your Child May Have a Communication Impairment

Language Impairments
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/development/Pragmatics.htm           http://www.kidspeech.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=225&Itemid=517
http://www.pediatricspeech.net/parentInfo.php?id=6

Dementia
http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content_node.jsp?nodeid=391
http://www.dementiaguide.com/
http://www.fightdementia.org.au/understanding-dementia/help-sheets-and-update-sheets.aspx
 
Traumatic Brain Injury
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/traumatic-brain-injury/DS00552

Speech Impairments
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/SpeechSoundDisorders.htm

Fluency
www.stutteringhelp.org
www.stutteringhomepage.com

Voice
http://www.asha.org/SIG/03/Voice-Therapy-Frequently-Asked-Questions/

Types of voice disorders
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/NodulesPolyps.htm
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/vfparalysis.htm
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/PVFM.htm
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/spasmodicdysphonia.htm

Hearing Impaired
http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/Audiologic-Rehabilitation/
http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/Noise-and-Hearing-Loss-Prevention
http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/Effects-of-Hearing-Loss-on-Development/
http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/Adult-Aural-Rehabilitation/


Tips for Families

Language Impairments
http://www.asha.org/slp/Praglangdis/
http://www.speechdelay.com/frequentlyaskedquestions#1
http://www.speechtherapysolutions.com/pragmatic_social_language_disorders.htm
http://kidspeech.com/

Dementia
http://www.fightdementia.org.au/understanding-dementia/help-sheets-and-update-sheets.aspx
http://www.fightdementia.org.au/understanding-dementia/faq.aspx
http://www.fightdementia.org.au/services/i-care-for-someone-with-dementia.aspx
http://www.fightdementia.org.au/services/support-for-families-and-carers.aspx

Traumatic Brain Injury
http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content_node.jsp?nodeid=847
http://braininjuryeducation.com/

Speech Impairments
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/development/
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/SpeechSoundDisorders.htm
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/
http://www.asha.org/publications/literacy/

Fluency
www.stutteringhelp.org
www.stutteringhomepage.com
http://www.stutteringhelp.org/7-tips-talking-your-child

The Stuttering Foundation has the following information videos:

  • Stuttering and your child Help for Parents
  • If you Stutter Advice for Adults
  • Stuttering: Straight Talk for Teachers
  • Stuttering for Kids, By Kids
  • Stuttering: Straight Talk for Teens

http://www.stutteringhelp.org/videos

Voice
http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/tc/voice-problems-overview http://nichcy.org/disability/specific/speechlanguage
http://www.asha.org/uploadedFiles/public/speech/disorders/VoiceTherapyFAQs.pdf

Hearing Impairment
http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/Effects-of-Hearing-Loss-on-Development/
http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/Adult-Aural-Rehabilitation/
http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/Noise-and-Hearing-Loss-Prevention

Referral Sources

Resources to locate support for each area include

 http://www.asha.org/proserv/

Audiologist - http://www.showmemsha.org/resources/audiology-database.htm
Speech-Language Pathologist - http://www.showmemsha.org/resources/slp-database.htm

Local school districts
Local Speech-Language-Hearing Clinics
Local University Communication Disorders Departments

Additional Resources

For Traumatic Brain Injury
http://www.biausa.org/
http://www.biamo.org/

For Fluency
www.friendswhostutter.org (support group)
http://www.stutteringspecialists.org/

For Voice
http://www.asha.org/uploadedFiles/VoiceDisorders.pdf#search=%22voice%22http://search.asha.org/leader-default.aspx?sk=ASHALeader&q=voice
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/voicedisorders.html

For Hearing Impairment
http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/

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