Discover the importance of early language, listening, and speaking on literacy development.
Autism Speaks is an autism advocacy organization in the United States that sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, governments, and the public. Autism Speaks aims to bring the autism community together as one strong voice to urge the government and private sector to listen to our concerns and take action to address this urgent global health crisis. It is Autism Speaks firm belief that, working together, we will find the missing pieces of the puzzle.
American Speech–Language–Hearing Association (ASHA)
The mission of the American Speech–Language–Hearing Association is to promote the interests of and provide the highest quality services for professionals in audiology, speech–language pathology, and speech and hearing science, and to advocate for people with communication disabilities.
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association
The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association is a nonprofit publicly funded charity whose mission is to strengthen the support systems in the lives of children with apraxia so that each child is afforded their best opportunity to develop speech and communication. They are the ONLY national nonprofit dedicated exclusively to children with apraxia and their families.
KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.