Consumer Resources

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

 

Hearing and Balance, Health Insurance, Speech, Language and Swallowing, Additional Resources

  

Autism Speaks Home Page

Autism Speaks is dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders, to funding research into the causes, prevention and treatments for autism.  www.autismspeaks.org

 

Hearing Loss Association of America - The Nation's Voice for People with Hearing Loss

Financial Assistance: Programs and Foundations


How's Your Hearing? Ask An Audiologist

Did you know? Untreated hearing loss can affect your ability to understand speech and can negatively impact your social and emotional well-being – hearing impairment can decrease your quality of life!

 

Kansas Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver

http://www.srs.ks.gov/agency/css/Pages/TBIwaiver/BrainInjury.aspx

 

National Stuttering Association 

The largest self-help support organization in the United States for people who stutter. Offering free online resources and support for those who stutter and their families. www.westutter.org

 

Scottish Rite of Kansas

Newsletter - March 2014

 

Stuttering Foundation of America

Stuttering Foundation of America provides free online resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families.  www.stuttersfa.org/

  

Typical Speech and Language Development

Great articles from ASHA, our national organization   http://www.asha.org/public/speech/development/

 

Interactive Checklists for Normal Speech and Language Development

What is normal speech and language development? This site offers interactive checklists from birth to age 5.   http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/voice/speechandlanguage.as

 

Activities to Promote Speech-Language Development
ASHA site which provides suggestions for activities to promote speech/language development at various ages, from birth to age 6. 

 http://www.asha.org/public/speech/development/parent-stim-activities.htm


Resource for Parents on Developmental Delays
A good resource for parents on speech delays, developmental delays, special ed acronyms, etc.  
 http://edchapman.tripod.com/ParentLinks.html