American Speech-Hearing Association

ASHA is the governing body of Speech-Language Pathologists in the United States. This website provides articles, links and resources for families and professionals.


Hoarseness and Vocal Abuse in Children

Does your child have a 'raspy' voice? Does he/she lose his voice easily? These are signs of vocal abuse. This article explains what vocal abuse is, what vocal nodules are, and how they are treated.


If you think your child is stuttering.

Have you ever wondered if your child is stuttering? This article can help you learn the signs of normal disfluencies and atypical disfluencies.


Language and Development

This web site provides a description of typical ranges of language development for elementary school-aged children.


Speech Sound Development

This chart illustrates typical acquisition or speech sounds by age.