Who to Contact
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
ASHA's mission is to ensure that all people with speech, language, and hearing disorders have access to quality services to help them communicate effectively. On this site you will find information to help you understand communication and communication disorders as well as a referral service, so you can get
access to qualified professionals.
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive, MSC 2320
Bethesda, MD USA 20892-2320
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) is one of the Institutes that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH is the Federal government's focal point for the support of
biomedical research. NIH's mission is to uncover new knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone. Simply described, the goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Where to Go to Chat with Others
- Late Talkers
Child speech delays & speech disorders
Language Disorders & Delays
Our group is for teachers of language- delayed children; the hearing impaired;
those with other communication disabilities; parents; preschool teachers;
speech-language pathologists and assistants; audiologists; students studying
communication disorders or deaf education; interpretors for the deaf; and those
who want to learn more about communication disorders.
- CHERAB Message Boards
- Childrens Apraxia Net
The Cherab Foundation is a world-wide nonprofit organization working to improve the communication skills and education of all children with speech and language delays and disorders. While we outreach to any "late talker" our area of emphasis is verbal and oral apraxia, severe neurologically-based speech and language disorders that hinder children's ability to speak.
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