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AAC

The best AAC apps for iPad per the Utah LEND, via Utah Technology Assistance Program
http://www.uab.edu/medicine/circ/ - UAB/Sparks Appointment page
https://www.tobiidynavox.com/en-us/
http://www.PrentRom.com
http://minspeak.com/
https://aaclanguagelab.com/resources/news-2-you
https://www.ctdinstitute.org/
https://www.unitedability.org/

FaceBook groups:
AAC for the SLP
AAC- Alternative Awesome Communicators
AAC Through Motivate, Model, Move Out Of The Way
AAC Language Lab
PrAACtical AAC
Discover AAC
Tami’s AAC Tidbits

AAC Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for a table of AAC resources in Alabama

Autism

CDC Links to Autism Spectrum Disorder:  
https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/links.html
July 2015, Please share: ASHA and the US Department of Education clarify best practice for providing services for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders ("not ABA only"). This PDF file (click here) includes an official letter, an ASHA press release, guidelines based on setting, and talking points for advocating for SLP services. 

Early Intervention

Free ASHA Toolkit, Communicating With Baby: Tips and Milestones From Birth to Age 5, developed in cooperation with the group Read Aloud 15 MINUTES. Handouts can be used following an early intervention visit, as reference materials in waiting rooms, resources at conferences, and more.

Intervention for Children with Disabilities

Web resource from Penn State University on early intervention with children with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and other disabilities: aackids.psu.edu
https://cerebralpalsygroup.com/cerebral-palsy/
https://www.specialeducationguide.com/ - Lots of info and resources about Special Education

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Deaf/Hard of Hearing Resources 

https://www.aidb.org/ - Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind
https://www.mightycause.com/organization/Alabama-Ear-Institute - A non-profit organization in Birmingham with a wonderful collection of links to resources for hearing loss
http://www.rehab.state.al.us/ - Information regarding the different services available through the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation, including Early Intervention, Children's Rehabilitation Service and Adult Rehabilitation Service
https://www.healthyhearing.com/
http://www.hearinglossweb.com/
https://www.hear-it.org/
https://www.hearnet.com/
https://www.hearingloss.org/

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Resources for School-Based Clinicians

Super Duper offers some great FREE handouts for teachers and parents! http://www.superduperinc.com/handouts.asp

You will appreciate this age calculator for all of your assessments! http://www.superduperinc.com/agecalc/

Some great websites for therapy!

http://www.quia.com/pages/havefun.html
http://www.quia.com/pages/havemorefun.html
http://www.sesamestreet.org/games-landing
http://www.speechtx.com/
http://www.puzzle-maker.com/WS/index.htm
http://www.janbrett.com/
http://www.nickjr.com/
http://www.learningplanet.com/index.asp
http://www.enchantedlearning.com  
http://www.starfall.com
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/month2month.htm
http://www.handyhandouts.com/
http://sayitright.org/
www.SightWords.com - For parents and educators. Sponsored by the GA Preschool Association


Extensive listing of directories of support services, resources about disorders, links to many organizations, etc.: http://www.k12academics.com/

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Health Care 

ASHA’s Rehabilitation Advocacy Guide 

ICD 10 Info

ICD 10 Codes (PDF Format)

Sites (Recommended by ASHA)

The Joint Commission: https://www.jointcommission.org/
Commission on Accreditation of Rehab Facilities (CARF): http://www.carf.org/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): http://www.cdc.gov/
The American Hospital Association: http://www.aha.org/aha/about/
The American Health Care Association: http://www.ahca.org/
The Health Resources and Services Administration: http://www.hrsa.gov/
Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center: http://ectacenter.org/Default.asp

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Voice

Voice Problems in Teachers? Tell your colleagues! https://www.nidcd.nih.gov/directory/voice-academy A free website for teachers. A free ready-to-go, in-service education program can be downloaded and used as an in-service tool. Includes a Communicators Media Kit for promoting this project. [Funded by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).] 

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Stuttering

National Stuttering Association, a New York-based organization dedicated wholly to education, empowerment, and support for children, teens, and adults who stutter, https://westutter.org/
The Stuttering Foundation: English https://www.stutteringhelp.org/ | Spanish https://www.tartamudez.org/
Internet Resources for SLPs who work with Preschoolers and School-Age Children who Stutter:  http://www.mnsu.edu/comdis/kuster/schools/SID4page2.html
Stuttering in Other Cultures/Stuttering and Bilingualism:  
http://www.mnsu.edu/comdis/kuster/cultures.html

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How To Learn English

http://www.howtolearnenglish.co.uk/ Contains articles about phonics, dyslexia, reading silently, grammar, body language, and more!

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Multicultural Phonemics

Information on the phonemic systems for the following languages: Arabic, Cantonese, English, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
Audiologists can use this information to identify and modify materials and procedures during speech audiometry assessment.
SLPs can use this information to identify a client's phonological system for languages other than English. https://www.asha.org/practice/multicultural/phono/

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