Useful Internet Resources
Below you will find some great websites and resources for digging deeper into Speech Language Pathology, Stuttering, Voice, Assessment, Continuing Education, Research and more.
Learn more from these helpful websites:
Applications for new professionals and renewal of state licensure in North Dakota, Continuing Education opportunities, SLP and Audiology Law and Rules Book, and more.
Family Voices of North Dakota aims to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities. Through this national network, Family Voices provides families tools to make informed decisions, advocates for improved public and private policies, builds partnerships among professionals and families, and serves as a trusted resource on health care
This link provides informaiton and tools for SLPs working with school aged children.
Resources to motivate and empower Stroke survivors and families.
ASHA’s side-by-side comparison analysis of IDEA Part B Final Regulations.
ASHA’s resources on Common Core issues related to advocacy, basic resources, and specific disability areas.
This website is a guidebook containing a variety of key elements to help high school students understand the resources available to them as they prepare to transition to college including the following:
- a comprehensive overview of the various cognitive, physical, or other types of disabilities students face while attending school
- Reviews of several technologies and advocate groups available to students who face various disabilities, such as apraxia, dysarthia, and other speech disorders
- Tips and resources to help students transition from college to career.
This guide highlights scholarships, available resources, and expert insight for studens with disabilities who are pursuing an advanced degree.
National Stuttering Association website
The Stuttering Foundation provides resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering. It provides education, training, and information to professionals, children and adults who stutter, parents, teachers and all those concerned about stuttering and is a valuable resource for speech pathologists working in the schools with children of all ages. www.StutteringHelp.org
Support Group Services
- Parents of Children Who Stutter Support Group
This group will meet once per month to provide support to parents of children who stutter, which may include sharing information, resources, ideas, and a forum in which parents can talk about their concerns, challenges, and joys of parenting a child who either stutters, or has a fluency disorder, with the hope of enhancing the lives of children who stutter.
- School-Aged Children and Adolescents Who Stutter Support Group
This support group will meet once per month to address unique challenges faced by school-aged children and adolescents who stutter. Those challenges may include bullying which is happening at school or speaking in front of the class. Perhaps this group will help make connections with others who are facing similar issues.
- Adults Who Stutter Support Group
This support group will meet once per month to provide support to adults who stutter. This may include sharing information and resources, but it may also simply provide a forum in which adults who stutter can meet to discuss their experiences with stuttering.
The mission of The Voice Foundation is to enhance knowledge, care and training of the voice through educational programs and publications for voice care professionals, the public and professional voice users, and through supporting and funding research.
The National Center for Voice and Speech conducts research, educates vocologists, disseminates information about voice and speech, and provides referral services in order to help people around the world enjoy healthy and effective vocal communications. In carrying forth its mission, the National Center for Voice and Speech strives to cultivate and develop positive and effective relationships; it provides leadership in making a compelling case for support and research on the human voice.
ASHA offers free online member benefit! The Directory of Speech-Language Pathology Assessment Instruments [PDF] was developed in response to frequent requests from ASHA members for information on assessments related to speech-language pathology. The directory includes assessment instruments that are categorized according to area of practice in speech-language pathology. If an assessment instrument is not included, please contact the National Office of Speech-Language Pathology: Clinical Issues Team at email@example.com. ASHA will post updates to this directory periodically and will include new assessments as they become available.
ASHA’s guide for speech-language pathologists including information about Evidence Maps to help guide decision making, Client and Patient Handouts, Templates and Tools to help increase the effectiveness and efficiency of your practice, and Topics and Issues information to keep your practice current.
Evidence Based Practice Journal (EBP Briefs) now available to help guide your decision making.
An interesting look at Diversity [raisingsmallsouls.com]
Speech-Language Therapy Ideas
Genetics in the Practice of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology – a web-based tutorial program
New DVD with speech, language and hearing milestones from birth to age 5
Continuing Education Resources
is an ASHA-approved, IACET-accredited, provider of online continuing education courses for speech-langauge pathologists and audiologists that provides a wide variety of continuing education options for a small annual fee. Check out the link to see the course options.
is an ASHA-approved, IACET-accredited, provider of online continuing education courses for audiologists and speech-langauge pathologists that provides a wide variety of continuing education options for a small annual fee. Check out the link to see the course options.
The Informed SLP is a website dedicated to connecting speech–language clinicians and scientists with each other’s work. TISLP’s commencement project includes the release of a monthly Research Newsletter for Speech–Language Pathologistswhich aims to help SLPs easily digest the latest research into manageble pieces of information to aid in providing high quality intervention and assessment services.