Apraxia kids is a resource for parents of children who have apraxia of speech. You can find lots of resources here. Apraxia is also referred to as developmental apraxia of speech (DAS), childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) or dyspraxia
Firstsigns.org The First Signs website provides a wealth of vital resources, covering a range of issues: from monitoring development, to concerns about a child; from the screening and referral process, to sharing concerns. We invite you to explore our website in your search for answers.
Autism Speaks is a website dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders and to funding research into the causes of autism.
The MIND institute is a
The Hanen Centre is a Canadian based organization whose mission is to provide parents, caregivers, early childhood educators and speech-language pathologists with the knowledge and training they need to help all preschool children develop the best possible language, social and literacy skills, including those children with or at risk of language delays and those with developmental challenges such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, including Asperger Syndrome.
Social Thinking Michelle Garcia Winner is the founder of the “Social Thinking” program which focuses on social thinking as a treatment approach for students with social and communication challenges. There are many resources available on her site for speech therapists as well as parents and other related professionals who work with students who need help with social-emotional communication challenges.
The Stuttering Foundation offers great information for parents of children who stutter or think their child may stutter. There is information available to help parents distinguish between normal dysfluencies and a true stuttering problem.
Speech Related Products
Proloquotogo is an AAC app
Local Redding Resources
Far northern Regional Center (FNRC.org) provides services to infants and toddlers (from birth to three years old) who are showing a delay in their development or who are at substantially high risk for a developmental disability. Referral and contact number 530-222-4791
Rowell family empowerment RFENC.org – Rowell Family Empowerment offers support, education and advocacy for families of children with disabilities. Need help with an Individualized Education Program (IEP)? RFENC has a training that will assist! Interested in getting involved with children with disabilities? RFENC offers many opportunities! Looking to take on a leadership role? We provide information about such opportunities and more!