Department of Speech-Language Pathology Resources

For Parents and Caregivers

This resource will help you better understand your child’s language delay or disorder, which tasks are challenging for your child, and how you can help your child develop the skills needed to progress at home and school.

Talking takes time to develop and each child learns in his own time. This resource will help you know when most children make specific speech sounds and who to contact if you are concerned your child is not meeting developmental milestones.

The language development of internationally adopted children is different from the language development of other children. Learn how to support your child as she learns to speak English, risk factors for speech and language disorders, and when a speech-language evaluation may be needed.

This tool will help you understand typical milestones in a child’s speech development and when you should talk to your child’s doctor if you are concerned she is not on par with her peers.

Hearing Loss

ASHA is the national professional, scientific and credentialing association for audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language support personnel; and students.

Condition Management

Whether your child has just been diagnosed or you’ve hit an obstacle and are looking for new ideas and resources, the CAR Autism Roadmap™ offers customized resources and up-to-date information about autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Educational and Social Resources for Patients and Families

Provides resources for young people with a disability considering employment, and helps families find a Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) or a Community Parent Resource Center (CPRC) in their area that offer information about early intervention, school services, therapy, local policies, transportation, and much more.

Educational Materials

Innovative and creative stories are available in more than 40 languages to teach children new languages and to help them connect with other cultures and traditions.

Find free speech and articulation worksheets related to the articles found on Mommy Speech Therapy website, and use in your home or therapy setting to help children with speech disorders.

A program service of Starfall Education Foundation, is a a website for children from preschool to second grade to learn how to read with phonics.

Provides hundreds of creative, colorful educational and therapy materials, as well as materials for occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, special educators, general education teachers, and parents, to help children with special needs.

This pocket-size handbook provides information about the effects of clefts and non-cleft velopharyngeal inadequacy (VPI) on communication development in children. It covers the diagnosis and management of speech disorders related to cleft palate.

Provides proven techniques for managing the speech and voice disorders that result from cleft palate, velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) and related conditions. This book is helpful to clinicians and parents of children with cleft palate speech and voice disorders.

Winning Ways to Talk with Young Children shows by example how to begin talking and listening with feeling. It suggests ways to channel words and feelings that will be heard ... but not hurtful.


The AAP is committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

Autism Speaks provides information about autism, advocacy news, events, autism research, and support resources for families and patients.

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the country’s oldest and largest nationwide brain injury advocacy organization.

Offers equipment demonstration, short-term loan program, and AT Exchange program to help facilitate Delaware residents' access to assistive technology devices.

IAPS was established to facilitate collaboration among the many international pediatric stroke communities. The purpose is to provide a stronger, more united voice to effectively advocate for newborns, babies and children who have had a stroke.

A non-profit organization dedicated to advocating for persons with aphasia and their families. The NAA provides access to research, education, rehabilitation, therapeutic and advocacy services.

Find information about child development, social-emotional development, school readiness and early learning, challenging behaviors and more, to help you tune in to what makes your child tick and to guide you in thinking about the best way to meet your child’s individual needs.

A simple medical device used by tracheostomy and ventilator patients to redirect air flow through the vocal folds, mouth and nose enabling voice and improved communication.

New Jersey’s federally funded assistive technology, ATAC assists individuals in overcoming barriers in the system and making assistive technology more accessible to individuals with disabilities throughout the state of New Jersey.

Signing Time provides a wealth of DVDs, information, newsletters, blogs, coloring sheets and chore charts to support families who want to learn American Sign Language.

The first and largest interactive forum for speech/language pathologists and teachers to improve communication skills in schools.

Find information and resources about assistive technology (AT), including device demonstration to help you make an informed choice about what will work best for you or your child, and how you can get an AT device.

The Stuttering Foundation provides the best and most up-to-date information and help available for the prevention and treatment of stuttering.

Supports and funds research, and offers educational programs and publications for voice care professionals, the public and professional voice users to enhance knowledge, care and training of the voice.