Additional Resource Links
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center :: Parent Support Groups, Sibling Support Groups
Jewish Child and Family Services – Chicago :: Parent Support Groups, Sibling Groups and other services for children with special needs and their families.
Word Finding Difficulties :: This web site, by Diane German (well-known for her research in this area) is THE source for whatever you want to know about word finding.
Quia, Language Games :: This web site has some fun memory and jeopardy type games for children that address word-finding, various sounds, grammar (for mid to upper elementary), vocabulary, etc. I especially like the “Name the Category,” “What’s my Name,” and “Super Synonyms” games.
ASHA :: The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: A definitive site for an overview of the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology. This site offers information about typical speech-language and hearing development as well as disorders, other resources, what certification means (that is the “CCC” after my name) and more.
Apraxia Kids :: A support system and website that was constructed for parents, children and Speech Language Pathologists to learn and acquire highly relevant information regarding Childhood Apraxia of Speech.