- Basic Language and Development Information
- Parenting Information to Enhance Language Development
- Parenting Brochures and Information
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication contains products and services for parents, teachers, students, and others interested in such language arts topics as reading, writing, grammar, spelling, speech, journalism, family literature, and online distance education.
- Positive Parenting Homepage.
American Dialect Society
Slanguage: Talk Like the Locals
- The ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education for Cultural Diversity
contains information on functional language instruction for linguistically different students with moderate to severe disabilities communicating with culturally diverse parents, bilingual special education and more.
- ASHA brochure
Children and Bilingualism
- The Dictionary of American Regional English
- David Sperling's
ESL Cafe with LOTS of links to teaching vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation.
- Site of the American Dialect Society a scholarly association dedicated to the study of the English Language in North America.
Ethnologue Database containing information on some 6,500 languages spoken in the world, including alternate names, number of speakers, location, dialects, linguistic affiliation, and other sociolinguistic and demographic data.
- African American English and "Ebonics"
- Information and bibliographies on African American English
- Materials relevant to "the ebonics debate"
- PhonePass, a test of English speech by telephone, designed for non-native speakers of English. The 10 minute phone test includes measures of fluency, listening and pronunciation.
The Eclectic Company contains a long and well-organized list of Language and Linguistic links.
- The iLoveLanguages! is devoted to bringing together information about the languages of the world and includes dictionaries, language tutorials and spoken samples of languages.
- For those interested in some language differences in Computer Mediated Communication a good starting point is The Jargon File a comprehensive compendium of hacker slang.
- Purdue University's writing lab
with over 100 documents ranging from information for ESL learners to help for students writing research papers and resumes. Many exercises and handouts are available that may be adapted for some clients.
- Linquistics funland provides links to activities for ESL.
- Riggs Institute - a non-profit literacy training agency
- Teacher to Teacher from the Ohio Literacy Resource Center provides excellent ideas and activities.
History of Communication Disorders
A Bibliography Of Writings On The History Of Logopedics, Phoniatrics, Communication Disorders, And Allied Subjects by Jeffrey Wollock, D. Phil., New York and Jorge Perelló, M.D., Barcelona.
Getting Here: The First Hundred Years of Speech-Language Therapy in America by Judith Felson Duchan
The Development of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology in the United States by John J. O'Neill, past president of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Kuster, JM, How Soon We Forget. . . . , ASHA Leader, December 24, 2002, p. 10
Ten Authorities In Search Of An Agreement a skit where several authorities on stuttering, "spoof" themselves at the 1959 Bahamas conference.
The Jamaican Farewell a skit where several authorities on stuttering, "spoof" themselves at the 1963 Jamaican conference.
A Early History of ASHA by Charles Van Riper
A Short History of Audiology and Aural Rehabilitation by Leo Doerfler
- Phonetic Fonts
- General Acoustic / Speech Science Resources
- Synthesized speech
- Lab Equipment
- Speech Visualization
- Auditory Perception
last updated December 20, 2004