Communication Disorder Resources for Parents

Looking for communication resources for parents and professionals?  You are in the right place!

Today, we know a  lot about specific disorders.  We also know a lot about communication.

However, what is lacking is information on how specific disorders affect communication.

This information below is the remedy for the two

 1.  Click on any of the disorders below

Find resources for parents, definitions, and evaluation and therapy considerations. Each Communication Disorder Resources for Parents can be viewed online or downloaded as a pdf.

Communication Disorder E-book

Communication Disorder E-book

2.  Find

  • Definitions
  • Descriptions
  • Characteristics
  • Causes
  • Implication for treatment
  • Links to support groups and resources

3. Share the benefits of intervention and introduce your parents to the process of speech therapy

Learning that your child has an impairment is a very stressful event.  Provide your parents and teachers with the resources to learn how they can support their child’s communication disorder.

Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum (ACC) Speech Implications and Resources

Aphasia Causes, Characteristics, and Resources

          (Childhood) Apraxia Causes, Characteristics, and Resources

Articulation and Phonological Disorders Causes, Characteristics, and Resources

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Speech Implications and Resources

Auditory Processing Disorder Causes, Characteristics, and Resources

Autism Speech Implications and Resources

Cerebral Palsy

Cleft Lip/Palate Speech Implications and Resources

Cluttering Characteristics, and Resources

DiGeorge Syndrome Characteristics, Speech Implications, and Treatment Options

Down Syndrome Speech Implications and Resources

Dyslexia Speech Implications and Resources

Epilepsy Speech Implications and Resources

Expressive Language Disorder Causes, Characteristics, and Resources

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Speech Implications, Treatment Options, and Resources

Intellectual Disability Speech Implications and Resources

Prematurity Speech Implications and Resources

Receptive Language Disorder Causes, Treatment Options, and Resources

Selective Mutism Treatment Options and Resources

Sensory Processing Disorder Speech Implications and Resources

Specific Language Impairment Causes and Characteristics

Stuttering/Disfluency Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment Options, and Resources

 

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