When I came across this website for the first time I was delighted to find a resource that was well organized, interesting and the information is presented in a way that is easy to understand (user-friendly). It was easy to find information quickly and the topics are versatile as well as they provide information in a format where anyone can learn more about the various speech and language related topics. I explored this website and here are some of the categories that I viewed:
► Blog: keeps users updated on the latest information that is added to the site
► Communication: great communication tips and a simplified version of the types of communication disorders and a quick overview about the components that make up speech and language.
► Speech and Language Screener: this will be coming soon, so be sure to keep checking back or there is also an option to subscribe to the RSS feed to stay updated
► Home Speech Kits: there are some great step-by-step e-books for teaching different sounds
► Speech Only: speech developmental chart and phonological process development chart, there are categories for different age groups with information pertaining to what a child is expected to do at different ages.
► Child and Adult Disorders: easy to read information regarding child and adult disorders
► SLP Facts: All about the role of a speech language pathologist
► And many other resources
**Get your FREE Chronological Age Calculator iPhone Application which is now available in iTunes!
**Click here to access “Speech Helpers” e-book that is for SLPs and parents.
An article was written in ADVANCE magazine in March of this year about
Sally Helton, MS CCC-SLP, she used the Speech Helpers to assist one of her client’s with a cleft palate. They were used to provide a model for the client to understand sound placement in the mouth.
View the article here to read more about the benefits of Speech Helpers.
This site was very interesting and fun to explore, in addition it is a significant contribution to the field of speech language pathology. You can follow Home Speech on Twitter and why not become a fan on Facebook too.
Special Thanks to the creators of this website, Luke and Hollie, for making a versatile website that provides so much good information!