Internet Resources

CU Student at computer, Photo by Casey Cass  
Internet Resources, Photo by Casey Cass


ASHA Youtube Channel provides a variety of videos on diverse topics.

PediCases, a case teaching-based teaching site that provides "over 25 case-based educational modules [that] were written, pilot-tested, and evaluated. Each module consists of a case abstract, statement of goals and objectives, a facilitator's guide to leading the discussion, a 2-3 part case narrative, annotated bibliography, teaching handouts, and evaluation forms. The materials have been tested in numerous pediatric training programs and highly rated." A search engine containing all MedLine documents, plus additional journals and a collection of theses and dissertations that are not available elsewhere for free. BioMedSearch claims that it is more comprehensive than any other free site.

Speech Therapy gifts at Zazzle. Looking for gifts with speech pathology logos? This site include t-shirts, hats, mugs, tote bags, mouse pads, etc.

The Child Development Institute provides "information on child development, parenting, family life, teenagers, learning, health & safety, child psychology and mental health". This particular link goes to a handy language/communication development chart on their webpage.

According to the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology website, "AAPPSPA Members are active and connected. You can count on us for leadership, professional support, resources and solutions. The environment of private practice has changed considerably since the organization's founding in 1964, but the goals of AAPPSPA have remained focused on the functions and concerns that impact private practitioners". They invite private practitioners to join them in their mission to: * Foster the highest ideals and principles of private practice in speech pathology and audiology. * Provide interaction and communication among those in private practice. * Create and elevate professional standards among those in private practice. * Provide ongoing interaction relevant to the private practitioner. 

ECLISS is a United Kingdom website that "aims to enhance language and communication in secondary school students. It provides training to teaching staff on different ways of supporting the learning and accessing of the curriculum of students in secondary schools." Interesting to see how other countries view programs.

ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists" is a weekly publication, reporting on up-to-the-minute developments, the latest technology, and current trends in audiology and speech-language pathology...Issues covered range from practical tips and strategies for every setting and patient population to ground-breaking developments in treatment and technology." "Special features include business news, research findings, new technology, campus coverage, book reviews, convention coverage, facility profiles, and an extensive listing of continuing education opportunities. We offer annual issues on Autism, New Technology, Infant Hearing Screening, Computers in the Clinic, Cochlear Implant Technology, Tinnitus, Stuttering, Hearing Conservation, Home Care, Assistive Technology, Pediatrics, Private Practice, AAC, School-Based Therapy, Aural Rehabilitation, Dysphagia, Stroke, Geriatrics and Early Intervention."

HANEN'S mission is "to provide the important people in a young child's life with the knowledge and training they need to help the child develop the best possible language, social, and literacy skills." The site has a special resource section for speech language pathologists. According to Barry Prizant, PhD, Director of Childhood Communication Services, Cranston, RI and Adjunct Professor, Brown University Center for the Study of Human Development, "the Hanen Centre has always been a leader and innovator in providing training and support materials for speech-language pathologists involving families in language intervention. The Hanen approach has had a tremendous influence on my work with children and families."

EDFIND, ASHA's online, on-demand, academic program search engine. "No matter where you are in your journey, EDFIND will help you search for an academic program that meets your needs within the communication science disorders (CSD) discipline"...including master's programs with a distance education component, doctoral programs in audiology with available funding/grant, and institutions offering a combined degree program.

SPEECHPATHOLOGY.COM'S mission is to be the first choice of Speech-Language Pathologists for continuing education, professional news and information and career opportunities throughout the world. They offer job listings, live e-seminars and a wide range of information for SLPs.

Net Connection for Communication Disorders and Speech Science, an Internet Guide by Judith Maginnis Kuster who is an American Speech-Language and Hearing Association certified speech-language pathologist, an associate professor in the Department of Speech, Hearing and Rehabilitation Services and Communication Disorders Internship Coordinator at Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Childhood Apraxia of Speech. It is a wonderful resource for families, as it provides family friendly definition about what CAS is, and what the journey may be for families. It also allows SLPs with clinical expertise in CAS to register, allowing families to locate appropriate professionals. There is also a link to ASHA’s recently published position statement on CAS.

AUTISM posts interesting articles from an autistic self-advocate and another from a parent of a child with autism. The fastest growing online resource for the global Autism Community. AUTISMSPOT, uses streaming video to provide the latest in education, information, expert advice, and support the Autism Community so desperately needs. In the first 90 days, AutismSpot has changed lives in more than 20 countries and is growing daily. This is the first unbiased, complete online resource providing expert videos,blogs, forums and the latest news dedicated to the Autism Community. WEBMD's Autism Guide offers many resources including overview, recent news on autisme, videos, message board, blogs, and clinical guidelines according to the medical community. Some opinions may not represent current SLP positions. National Public Radio audio file on mainstreaming autistic children and the public responses to it.


Play on Words is an award winning resource nicely designed by Sherry Y. Artemenko M.A., C.C.C. Sherry worked with children for more than 30 years as a speech language pathologist in public and private school systems and private practice. Sherry also "helped to develop programs for teaching language through literature.." On the site Sherry reviews children's books and posts articles and blogs on intervention.

FIRST SIGNS is dedicated to the early identification and intervention of children with developmental delays and disorders. The First Signs Web site provides a wealth of vital resources, covering a range of issues: from healthy development, to concerns about a child; from the screening and referral process, to treatments for autism spectrum disorders. They invite you to explore their site in your search for answers.

ASHAs resource for diagnosing and treating language based learning disabilities. It is concise and would be a good resource to share with families and teachers about what a language based learning disability is.

STARFALL provides free computer programs to support early and emerging literacy skills. Programs include games to assist children in learning letters, letter sounds, as well as early phonetically based decodable books. It would be an excellent resource to share with families.  

Children's Poetry can be found at This is a classic collection of poems. There are a number of them designed to be printed for use.

Evidence-Based Practice A resource developed by ASHA providing an introduction to evidence-based practice in communication disorders.

National Association of Special Education Teachers provides a selection of general resources for special educators.



Chelmsford Library: Children's Page 

Educational Internet Resources for Kids 

Eso's Internet Resources for Kids 

Tech and Young Children