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CSD 291 Normal Language Development


Hearing Health Foundation
The mission of Hearing Health Foundation is to prevent and cure hearing loss through ground breaking research.

The Stuttering Foundation 

The Stuttering Foundation provides free online resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering.


speechBITE is a database of intervention studies across the scope of speech pathology practice. 

Associations, Organizations and Agencies

Academy of Aphasia
The Academy of Aphasia is an organization made up of researchers who study the language problems of people who have neurological diseases. Some of these researchers also provide clinical services to help people improve their language skills following strokes or other illnesses. Although this web site is primarily for the service of members, we have provided a few links containing general information for people with aphasia.

ANCDS (Academy of Neurological Communication Disorders and Sciences)
Promotes quality service to persons with neurologic communication disorders by developing training guidelines for preparation of speech-language pathologists for clinical practice with this population, to develop standards for clinical practice of speech-language pathologists with this population, and to develop the standards and provide the means to certify clinical specialists in this area of practice.

American Auditory Society
The mission of AAS is to promote the translation of scientific discovery to clinical practice in hearing and balance disorders through multi-disciplinary interaction among members in clinical care, research, engineering and industry. 

American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial  Association 
The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is an international non-profit medical society of health care professionals who treat and/or perform research on oral cleft and craniofacial conditions.

National Aphasia Association 
The Mission of the National Aphasia Association is to promote public awareness and understanding of aphasia and provide support to all persons with aphasia and their caregivers.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Established in 1988, NIDCD is mandated to conduct and support biomedical and behavioral research and research training in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language. 

National Stuttering Association