Useful Internet Resources

ND State Board of Examiners on Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Website
Applications for new professionals and renewal of state licensure in North Dakota; Continuing Education opportunities; SLP and Audiology Law and Rules Book:

ND Family Support Organizations

Rural North Dakota (ND) families that have children with special health care needs or disabilities and providers are invited to access a new informational portal created by members of ND FamNet. The portal may be found at http://www.ndcpd.org/ndfamnet.
ND FamNet is a rural health network with targeted outcomes in collaboration, training, system navigation, leadership, and sustainability to strengthen its capacity to help rural families of children with special health care needs or disabilities. A list of participating agencies are included within the site.

Stroke Patients [StrokeSurvivor.com]
Resources to motivate and empower Stroke survivors and families:

IDEA
ASHA’s side-by-side comparison analysis of IDEA Part B Final Regulations:

OSEP Clarifies IDEA Issues for School-based SLPs

National Stuttering Association website [www.WeStutter.org]

Stuttering Foundation provides resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering. It provides education, training, and information to professionals, children and adults who stutter, parents, teachers and all those concerned about stuttering and is a valuable resource for speech pathologists working in the schools with children of all ages. www.StutteringHelp.org

Assessment: ASHA offers free online member benefit! The Directory of Speech-Language Pathology Assessment Instruments [PDF] was developed in response to frequent requests from ASHA members for information on assessments related to speech-language pathology. The directory includes assessment instruments that are categorized according to area of practice in speech-language pathology. For more information, contact Ann-Mari Pierotti at apierotti@asha.org.

Interview with author of Expressive Vocabulary Test, Second Ed., Dr. Kathleen Williams

Evidenced Based Practice
Evidence Based Practice Journal (EBP Briefs) now available:

Speech and Language Discussion Center

An interesting look at Diversity [raisingsmallsouls.com]

Strategizing Solutions to Personnel Shortages Forum

Free on demand professional support for SLPs who work with linguistically diverse learners

Speech-Language Therapy Ideas:

iPad Apps for Speech, Language, Fluency, Voice, etc.


Examples of Materials that can be adapted for speech-language therapy from Judith Kuster:
- Language
- Articulation
- Sequencing

Genetics:
Genetics in the Practice of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology - a web-based tutorial program

Birth-Age 5 speech, language, and hearing milestones:
New DVD with speech, language and hearing milestones from birth to age 5
sample clips

Speech Language Pathology Books:

Pathology Books from Elsevier Health http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com/Medicine/Pathology/