Overview of Speech and Language Disorders
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) - Definitions of a range of speech, language, medical and developmental disorders.
Washington Speech & Hearing Association - Advocates for the communicatively impaired.
Apraxia and Dyspraxia Resources
Apraxia-KIDS - Website for The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA).
Bridges4Kids - Information on disabilities and speech & language impairments including apraxia and dyspraxia.
The Cherab Foundation - Providing communication help, education and research.
Autism Books For Parents - A list of autism books for parents.
Autism Project - Washington State Department of Health - They strive to increase early screening and referral services, help families access resources, and improve systems of care.
Autism Speaks - Autism Speaks' goal is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders.
Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) of Washington - Provides families with hope and guidance to help their children with autism reach their full potential.
UW Autism Center - A nonprofit organization devoted to supporting families affected by autism spectrum disorders through exceptional clinical services, innovative scientific research and high-quality training.
Washington Autism Advocacy - Grass roots state-wide coalition of families with children affected by an autism spectrum disorder.
Auditory Processing Disorders
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) - Understanding auditory processing disorders in children.
My Child with Cerebral Palsy - The ultimate resource for everything Cerebral Palsy.
Cerebral Palsy Network - The Washington State Cerebral Palsy Network.
United Cerebral Palsy - Website for United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon and Southwest Washington.
The Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association - An approach used for management and treatment of individuals with central nervous system (CNS) pathophysiology.
Down Syndrome Education Online - Offers comprehensive information about Down syndrome, including articles, books and scientific papers.
Integrated Listening Systems
Integrated Listening Systems - Building the foundation for sensory processing and learning.
Research - Integrated Listening Systems - This section of the website contains links to various iLs research efforts.
Sensory Processing Disorder
Sensory Processing Disorder - A helpful resource for parents and their picky eaters.
Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation - Expanding knowledge, fostering awareness and promoting recognition of Sensory Processing Disorders.
Other Neurological Communication Disorders
Neurological Disorders Explained in Plain English - Providing an explanation of aphasia in children.
e-How Health - An article on neurological diseases in children.
Community Resources for Animal Assisted Therapy
Little Bit - A therapeutic riding center.
Puppy Manners - A family friendly dog school.
Reading with Rover - A literacy program designed for children while working with Reading with Rover dogs.
Fun Home Program Ideas
Pinterest - Fun sensory activities you can do at home.
Playdough Recipe - A helpful website offering many types of homemade playdough recipes.
Camps and Social Groups
Basic Beginnings - Our mission is to provide children with autism and other special needs the opportunity to gain the necessary basic social and life skills to build confidence and independence for his or her future.