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or are recommendations that have come to me via feedback from this
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Speech Therapy | Stuttering
/ Stammering |Special needs education |
Parent's sites | General
educational |Teaching reading | Other Links
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Stuttering / Stammering
Comment - The stuttering foundation
provides free online resources, services and support to those
who stutter and their families as well as support for research
into the causes of stuttering.
Comment - The Association for Research
into Stammering in childhood. Practical help for stammering children.
Stammering is a complicated problem which can be distressing for
children and their families. ARSC is a charity which was set up
to help, our main aim is to support the specialist speech and
language service which is offered at the Michael Palin centre
for stammering in London.
Comment - The website of the British
Stammering Association, dealing with the condition known in the
UK as stammering and elsewhere as stuttering.
- http://www.doncasterstammeringassociation.org/ NEW
Comment - Docaster web-site devoted to all aspects of stammering its causes, its problems and its humour
- http://www.journalofstuttering.com/ NEW
Comment - JSTAR is a free online publication that offers practical therapy ideas as well as information on the latest developments in stuttering advocacy and research
Special Needs Education
Comment - Autism support forum
- http://www.climb-uk.info/ NEW
Comment - the Behavioural Management Helpsite
- http://www.commtap.org NEW
Comment - Targets and Activities Project (TAP) for sharing activities to work on children's communication
Comment - Use SenseToys' range of toys, activities and Montessori materials to make learning fun and rewarding for all children but especially those with special educational needs
- http://www.abaresources.com/ NEW
Canadian Based website for parents/caregivers/professionals
involved in an educational program for children with autism spectrum disorder. Free resources!
- http://www.spdsupport.org.uk NEW
provides basic information about the type of support you can expect to receive
from professionals in the community in the UK and provides information for
teachers looking to support children with semantic and pragmatic difficulties.
Comment - Campaign to Increase Dedicated Autism Units
Comment - Learning difficulties online.
Has information on many different learning difficulties, including
a useful speech and language section.
The National Autistic Society
Comment - offer a nationwide (UK) service, providing nannies, carers and enablers for children and young adults who may have a range of special needs from a mild learning disability to profound and multiple disabilities.
Comment - Special education exchange.
Comment - Special education links
and lesson plans.
Comment - Special education resources
on the internet. Links to lots of areas of special education including
sections on speech problems.
Comment - links to information on
a huge range of disabilities. Includes a section on speech impaired/disorders
and speech therapy.
Comment - Useful links. Commercially
Comment - e-bility's web site aims
to provide easy access and links to a range of resources, services
and products of interest to people with disability, their families
and carers, as well as health professionals and other service
providers in the disability sector.
Comment - Simon's raising achievement
web site. Lots of useful information and links to a variety of
resources including websites and books amongst others. Worth
a careful look!
Comment - Special education resource,
tools for teachers of individuals with autistic spectrum disorders,
related developmental disabilities and young children with special
Comment - .......see, do and learn
online. A web site providing learning activities to promote independence
in children and adults with special learning needs. PRINTABLE
This is a really useful site!
Comment - An extensive list
of links to resources for people with learning disabilities.
Comment - Esmerel's collection
of disability resources. Includes a speech therapy links section.
Comment - A place for folks who care
for young children or children with special needs. Lots of useful
worksheets and craft ideas. PRINTABLE
Comment -We are the Autism Treatment
Center of America, helping children with Autism and Autism Spectrum
Comment - Excellent printable number
work resources. Also an interesting page of freeware windows downloads.PRINTABLE
Comment - A comprehensive site covering
the whys and hows of educating dyslexic children at home. Includes
extensive guidance on teaching reading.
Comment - NE Regional SEN Mediation
Service representing 12 LEa's. Facilitating Agreement in the North
Comment - NE Regional SEN Partnership
representing 12 LEA's. Facilitating Inclusion in the North East.
Comment - A new site that offers
a whole new approach to bringing the deaf and hearing worlds closer
together. The site has a number of interactive features including
an interactive discussion forum, e-mail subscription list, BSL
samples section, myth buster and resources for schools.
Comment - This site promotes awareness
of Attention deficit/Hyperactivity disorder.
Comment - A UK charity which exists
to help people to understand and cope with dyspraxia. We are a
resource for parents, for teenagers and adults who have the condition
and for professionals who help them all.
Comment - Living with an Invisible
Disability - The main aim os this site is to provide the best
links available on the internet for most of the Invisible Disabilities.
Especially Auditory Processing Disorder.
Comment - APDUK is a new voluntary
organisation, seeking registered charity status, our aim is to
promote greater understanding of Auditory Processing Disorder
in the UK.
Comment - An exciting online resource
for the disabled
Comment - offers family fun and
special needs resources to enhance the quality and fun of family
life for families with disabilities.
Comment - Our mission is to unite
parents, families, friends and professionals by creating a strong,
supportive community worldwide. Sharing first hand knowledge,
information, news and research about Autistic Spectrum Disorders.
Comment - Lots of useful ideas,
information and resources for teaching children with special needs
in more than one area. Commercial products, software reviews and
many useful links.
Comment - An early years home education
Comment - This site looks at all
the life changing elements of parenthood, even the grim bits!
Through sharing of personal experiences, parents offer support,
reassurance, information, ideas and practical solutions.
Comment - A dedicated website for
local mums. netmums has sections on every day topics such as:
finding a nursery, what to do on a rainy day, coping, local support,
meeting other local mums, exchanging information and much, much
Comment - lots of useful downloadable
- http://www.asklisaanne.com NEW
Comment - Dedicated to improving and enriching children's lives through education.
- http://www.funpaperairplanes.com NEW
Comment - free printable paper airplane templates and educational information about flight
- http://www.toybugs.com NEW
Wooden educational toys to purchase on-line
- http://www.littlesheep-learning.co.uk NEW
Comment - Fun educational resources for everyone - books, games, flashcards and lots more!
- http://www.funtomake.com NEW
Comment - Educational toys for pre-schoolers and educational kid toys and kids crafts
- http://www.homeschool-curriculum-4u.com NEW
Comment - A good source of homeschool teaching articles, ideas, resources, and curriculum information.
- http://www.oxbridgebaby.com NEW
Comment - Oxbridge Baby creates DVDs and developmental media for babies, toddlers and preschool children that entertain and stimulate in order to enhance the learning experience.
- http://www.talkingdice.co.uk NEW
Comment - A fun exciting way to help with speaking, and communication skills.
Every roll of the dice will give you something different to talk about. Nice resource!
- http://www2.xlibris.com/talkmeintoit NEW
A book by Susan L. Pike, Ph.D. A practical "how-to" guide for fostering speech and language development in children from birth through age six
- http://www.pleasemiss.co.uk NEW
Comment - Need information about education, kids and schools in the UK? It's all here. Curriculum, homework, bullying, nits, school dinners, maths, literacy, early years
- http://www.silkysteps.com/ NEW
Comment - early years resources, free colouring pictures, activity sheets, ideas and suggestions. Online forum covers themes and topics for planning the curriculum
Comment - TeacherNet: the UK government's
teaching information gateway. The site includes an overview of
the country's education system, government policy and careers
advice. An invaluable resource for all teaching professionals
considering teaching in Britain.
Comment - Berit's best sites for
children. Links to lots of sites suitable for children some educational
others just for fun.
Comment - This is a fantastic resource
for parents and teachers of children of all ages.
Comment - Brilliant fonts for making
your own worksheets. Including two trace over fonts and a colour
Comment - A web site selling excellent
word games and educational resources.
Comment - We have about 500 lesson
plans and 2000 worksheets free to download for primary teachers,
parents and pupils. PRINTABLE
Comment - Questique is a strategy
crossword game that can be used in educational or recreational
environment. It can be played by adults, families and children
from elementary to advanced levels.
Comment - Online intractive activities,
worksheets and projects for students K-10 in all key learning
Comment - WORLD'S LARGEST and most complete collection of printable, often-used classroom forms, checklists, worksheets, award certificates, passes, report card comments, masters, units, and other downloadable timesaving ideas for busy teachers. Available for you to buy.
Comment - Learn how to use Baby Sign
language to boost your infant's speech development.
Comment - Unusual visual puzzle
Comment - Educational resources,
books and lesson plans on sale for SLPs and teachers.
Comment - Delightful UK programme
(for sale on video) teaching simple keyword signing for babies
Comment - An add on for the Monopoly
board game available for you to buy. It makes Monoploy more fun
while teaching the concepts of economic cycles and the need to
save against hard times.
Comment - Publishers of colorful,
high quality materials for speech-language pathologists, special
educators, teachers, parents, and caregivers in educational, home
and health care settings.
Comment - Baby sign language classes
& workshops in North London.
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