Links to Other Web Sites
Autism, Asperger's, PDD
- A Parent’s Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Facts About ASD
- National Autistic Society
We champion the rights and interests of all people with autism and aim to provide individuals with autism and their families with help, support and services that they can access, trust and rely upon and which can make a positive difference to their lives.
Our website includes information about autism and Asperger syndrome, the NAS and its services and activities.
- Autism Science Foundation
The Autism Science Foundation's mission is to support autism research by providing funding and other assistance to scientists and organizations conducting, facilitating, publicizing and disseminating autism research. The organization also provides information about autism to the general public and serves to increase awareness of autism spectrum disorders and the needs of individuals and families affected by autism.
- Simons Foundation
The mission of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of autism and related developmental disorders. SFARI explores neuroscience from multiple directions, including molecular, cellular, systems, immunological, cognitive, behavioral, genetic, theoretical and computational perspectives.
Funding for innovative scientific research is available through a peer-reviewed proposal process at regular intervals. Research projects are reviewed by a scientific advisory board and managed by the scientific director and a highly qualified staff. Proposals in multiple research areas are sought, to reflect the complex nature of autism.
- Nancy Lurie Marks Family Foundation
The primary mission of the Nancy Lurie Marks (NLM) Family Foundation is to help people with autism lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. The Foundation is committed to understanding autism from a scientific perspective, increasing opportunities and services available to the autism community and educating the public about autism.
In pursuit of its mission, the Foundation develops and provides grants to programs in research, clinical care, policy, advocacy and education. Founded by Nancy Lurie Marks over 25 years ago, the NLM Family Foundation is one of the largest supporters of initiatives in these area
- The Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism
The Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism (the website and the book) exists to help people with autism and their families make sense of the bewildering array of available autism treatments and options, and determine which are worth their time, money, and energy. We also want to encourage respectful attitudes towards autistics and people with autism.
- The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Apraxia Kids
Information about apraxia of speech in children or developmental verbal dyspraxia.
- Guide to Language Delays
Baylor University: Parents’ Guide to Language Delays and Speech Disorders in Children
- The Center for Speech and Language Disorders
- Word Finding
The Word Finding Web site provides information about Word Finding for professionals, parents, and learners with word finding difficulties.
- Judith Kuster's Speech Site
A comprehensive listing of speech information available over the web. It includes addresses for sites, listserves, commercial products, and courses.
Nonverbal learning disorders (NLD) is a neurological syndrome consisting of specific assets and deficits. The assets include early speech and vocabulary development, remarkable rote memory skills, attention to detail, early reading skills development and excellent spelling skills. NLDline has been developed by dedicated volunteers in hopes of increasing the awareness among the parents and professionals about NLD.
- If Only I had Super Powers
The experiences of a school-based SLP. Lots of good ideas and links to free materials.
Traumatic Brain Injury
- American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Family Plays Critical Role in Stroke Recovery
- Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center
Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury: What Happens During Injury and Recovery
- Brain Injury Association, Inc
- Centre for Neuroskills
The Centre provides care for clients and also has a comprehensive collection of articles on TBI.