- #SLPeeps on Twitter! - Check out Twitter and the SLPeeps -- they shoot questions back and forth as well as share resources. Great group of people.
- ASLPro.com - http://www.aslpro.com/cgi-bin/aslpro/aslpro.cgi = American Sign Language website with videos for hundreds of signs. (They literally have a video for "lion tamer"... can you beat that??)
- Autism Internet Modules - http://www.autisminternetmodules.org/index.php =This is a neat free educational resource. You do have to sign up to use it, but it has 35 free training courses of sorts on topics like ABI therapy, PECS, sensory differences, social narratives, and speech generating devices
- CARD at the University of Florida - http://card.ufl.edu - Center for Autism and Related Disabilities -- this particular branch of CARD does a fabulous job of providing resources and training to parents and professionals. Check out their site for some training resources and information about ASD and related disabilities
- Cranial Nerves - Introduction - http://www.gwc.maricopa.edu/class/bio201/cn/cranial.html - Okay grads and undergrads -- time to get studying. You know you gotta learn those cranial nerves. Get to it.
- DynaVox - http://www.dynavoxtech.com/ - Augmentative alternative communication devices. DynaVox is one of the largest companies for AAC devices. Lots of information on different conditions and funding/training resources available
- ESL-Kids.com - http://www.esl-kids.com/flashcards/flashcards.html - Free flashcards for a variety of language topics available. There are some, well... odd ones, or pictures that may be confusing, as an FYI
- FunFonix - http://www.funfonix.com/worksheets/ - Worksheets, workbooks, and online games -- all related to phonics (reading, writing, spelling)
- Mad Glibs - http://www.madglibs.com/ - Mad "Glibs" offers free fill-in-the-blank story creators -- you can do it on the website directly or they have printer friendly versions available. I used them in the past for a voice client I had seen to work on paragraphs/phrases (and not just read magazines!), but it would also be good for children who you are working on writing and identification of parts of speech
- MES-English.com - http://www.mes-english.com/flashcards.php - Compilation of over 100 free flashcards that are on a variety of topics -- vocabulary, pronouns, plural nouns, prepositions, etc. Available as PDFs
- Mommy Speech Therapy - http://mommyspeechtherapy.com/ - This blog has a fabulous collection of simple sound worksheets. They were created with Boardmaker, but uploaded as PDFs, organized by sound. I love the way these are put together and use them frequently as homework for my clients!
- Paul Meier Dialect Services - http://www.paulmeier.com/ipa/charts.html - Speechie students - this site is a lifesaver! If you are an undergrad or graduate student studying in this field, you really will have to get a good grasp on the IPA transcription system. This website has a nice IPA chart with samples of the sounds. Loved this one as a linguistics nerd-o!
- Pearson - Chronological Age Calculator - http://www.pearsonassessments.com/hai/images/ageCalculator/agecalculator.htm - When doing standardized assessments, SLPs need to calculate the child's chronological age for comparison to other same-aged peers. For those of us who are "math-impaired," this is a good checker for when you are learning to see if you have calculated the ages correctly.
- Preparing your child for Preschool - http://www.preparingyourchildforpreschool.com/Free-Preschool-Worksheets.html - Nice free worksheets on a few different topics (reading, colors, some language concepts). Scroll down past the AdChoices links (!)
- Region 2 - Digital Boardmaker Lending Library - http://region2library.org/boardmaker.htm - A great resource with links to free pre-made Boardmaker materials.
- SEN Teacher - http://www.senteacher.org/Home/ - I cannot stress enough how much you need to go check out this site. This is a site with tons of free teaching resources for special education. TONS! Printables AND freeware programs. Awesome site!
- SpeakingofSpeech.com - (Materials Exchange !) http://www.speakingofspeech.com/Materials_Exchange.html - Fabulous site, fabulous resources. 'Nough said.
- Special Education Technology - British Columbia - http://setbc.org/pictureset/Default.aspx - Go to this site. Right now. Click open a new tab. Heck, leave my blog, and go to this site. This is a incredible resource for speech therapists and parents. Pre-made Boardmaker materials -- some are saved as Boardmaker files (to warn you), but many are saved as PDFs. That means even if you don't have the program, you will be able to print and utilize these pre-made therapy and visual supports.
- SpeechDelay.com - http://www.speechdelay.com/milestones - This site has a nice concise list of childhood milestones for language understanding and use. The link I listed here is the link to the milestones, but explore the site for some other neat goodies.
- Speech-Language-Therapy.com - http://speech-language-therapy.com/txresources.html - Free picture and word worksheets made in Microsoft Word -- available as PDFs. Phonology and Articulation worksheets. Organized by sound and place as well as processes
- SuperDuperInc. Handy Handouts - http://www.superduperinc.com/Handouts/Handouts.aspx - Super area of SuperDuper that has free pre-made handouts you can print out to give to your parents on a variety of topics
- Teacher Space - (blog) http://room13teachersspace.blogspot.com/ - Another blogger who simply has a great compilation of materials gathered. Lots of video resources linked
- TLSBooks.com - http://www.tlsbooks.com/preschoolconcepts.htm - Free preschool concept worksheets are linked on this particular page. They have a lot more on the site available as well, so explore!
- UsingEnglish.com - http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/ - One of many fabulous sites on the internet that has compiled a list of idioms that you can use for your older language-delayed children. Very useful when you just don't have the materials (or the materials budget) -- create your own!
- W. R. Zemlin Memorial Website - http://zemlin.shs.uiuc.edu/default.htmhttp://zemlin.shs.uiuc.edu/default.htm = This is a super site for graduate students studying the anatomy of speech. It has pictures and diagrams of a dissected larynx!
- WaveSurfer - http://www.speech.kth.se/wavesurfer/download.html - WaveSurfer is a Open Source free program you can download that allows you to see visualizations of the sound files. (Yes spectograms, too!)
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