Marianjoy Library

Speech Therapy

Below is a listing of  Web sites selected by the library staff. They are listed in alphabetical, NOT ranked, order.  Clicking on any of the links below will open the professional site in a new window.

Academy of Aphasia
The Academy is devoted to the study the language problems of people with neurological diseases.  Although this web site is primarily for the service of members, there are links containing general information for people with aphasia.  Also included are a membership application and a list of aphasia treatment clinics.

  

Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders & Sciences (ANCDS)
The ANCDS is a group of professionals interested in encouraging the highest quality of life for adults and children with neurologic communication disorders.  This site includes: membership application; online access to ANCDS Newsletter; Evidence Based Practice Guidelines technical reports, and links to other related sites.

  

American Academy of Audiology
The Academy is the world's largest organization of audiologists.  This site includes; Directory of audiologist; E-store of audiology products; past editions of The Academy and Audiologists in Academia Newsletter; Academy membership application.  There is also information specifically for consumers and audiology students.
 

 

The American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)
AAO-HNS is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck.  The Web site includes special sections: For Members; Patient Health Info; Links; Kids E.N.T.
 

 

American Laryngological Association (ALA)
The ALA is a scholarly organization of physicians and scientists who have made significant contributions to the care of patients with disorders of the larynx and upper respiratory tract.  This web site includes: information on upcoming and past meetings; directory of fellows and officers; comprehensive list of links to Otolaryngology organizations under the ALA Information section.
 

 

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA is the professional association for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.  This site has special sections for members & professionals, students, and the general public.  Included are: ASHA membership info, credentialing and accreditation; audiologist search; career tips; access to all four ASHA journals for members only.
 

 

Dysphagia Research Society
The Dysphagia Research Society is organized exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes.  Its purpose is to enhance and promote research and knowledge of swallowing disorders and related functions. This site also includes: membership application; E-store of dysphagia books (thru Amazon.com); current and past issues of the journal Dysphagia.
 

 

Dysphagia Resource Center
Dysphagia Resource Center provides links to web sites containing information on swallowing and swallowing disorders.
 

 

National Aphasia Association (NAA)
The NAA is a nonprofit organization that promotes public education, research, rehabilitation and support services to assist people with aphasia and their families. This web site includes: aphasia news and events; subscription to AphasiaNews email bulletin; list of support groups and State Representatives Network; list of NAA publications with order form.

  

National Center for Voice & Speech (NCVS)
The NCVS is a division of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and a center at the University of Iowa. It is an interdisciplinary, multi-site team of investigators dedicated to studying the powers, limitations and enhancement of human voice and speech. This site contains: presentations given by NCVS; on-line conference proceedings; technical briefs prepared by NCVS researchers; special sections for singers and vocologists; fun section for children.

  

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
The NIDCD is one of the Institutes that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIDCD supports a wide range of research approaches and more than two dozen strategies.  This site includes: research conducted at, and sponsored by NIDCD; clinical trials; training opportunities; research news and events calendar
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Speech Language Pathology World
Located at RehabWorld.com, this site covers the PT, OT, and mental health aspects of speech language pathology. It also includes an online resume post, job search, and employer job post.

 

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