Speech Development and the Child with Cleft Palate
June 29, 2002

Many thanks to our featured speaker!
Keri Wiseman, MS, CCC-SLP

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Ms. Wiseman covered issues of normal speech development from ages 0-4, articulation norms, as well as normal articulation patterns in children born with a cleft.  She also addressed normal difficulties presented by children with cleft palate.

Keri Wiseman is the founder and president of
FOCUS, Inc.,
a cleft support group in the state of Nebraska.

Resource List

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Information about communication disorders

Examples of Materials That Can Be Adapted For Therapy
A collection of resources that can be adapted to speech/language therapy

Normal Speech Development
The Gradual Acquisition of the Speech Sound System

Merriam-Webster On-Line
Use the search box for any word and hear the audio clip!

Speech and Language : Causes, Milestones and Suggestions
By Kimberly A. Powell, Ph.D.

Late Blooming or Language Problem?

Speech and Language Considerations for the Child with Cleft Palate
by Lenore Daniels Miller, Sc.D., CCC-SLP

Just For Kids
Kids address teasing issues related to their speech

ASL Sign Language Browser
Learn sign language on the internet!

Information and resources on various speech/language disorders

Simplified Signs
For hearing, but non-speaking, persons and their caregivers

Innovative Therapists International
Articles, seminar information for parents and professionals, and product catalog

Super Duper Publications
Educational materials for use by SLPs, parents and teachers.
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