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Student Links, A-F

Useful web links provided by City students, City staff and Clinical Tutors. Links are on a range of topics ranging from clinical resources to useful information.

AAC & ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

http://www.symbolworld.org/eLive/2005/nov05/index.htm
Has the news and recipes in symbols.

http://www.hsj.com/demos.html
Free switch games.

http://www.rjcooper.com
Disability resources and switch games.

ACQUIRED LANGUAGE & SPEECH IMPAIRMENTS
(Aphasia, Brain Injury, Dysarthria and Acquired Dyspraxia)

Aphasia

http://www.edhelper.com/monthlythemes.htm
Free worksheets on a variety of themes.  Useful for semantic therapy and literacy.
 
http://www.ncatp.org/Resources/Freeware.html
Freely downloadable assistive technology and software.
 
http://www.puzzlemaker.com
Free puzzle maker.  Useful for semantic therapy and literacy.

http://ww.bungalowsoftware.com/products.htm
Free downloadable therapy programs for adult clients.

http://www.aphasianow.org
The aphasia friendly webpage for people with aphasia.

http://www.speakability.org.uk
Speakability.  National charity for people with aphasia and others in the UK. Grew out of the organisation that was known as Dysphasic Adults.

http://www.stroke.org.uk/applications/discussion
Discussion forum for people to share experiences of stroke.

http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/FamilyAdjustmentAphasia.htm
Family adjustment to aphasia.

http://www.shrs.uq.edu.au/cdaru/aphasiagroups/Stories/Stories.html
Personal stories of people who've had a stroke and have aphasia

http://www.aphasia.ca/training/index.html
Sells useful booklets about aphasia for all different health professionals

You Tube Videos of People with Aphasia

You Tube Video of People who have experienced a brain injury

Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust

Activities for Adults- linked with adult education

Download or order free software for activities for people with aphasia

Aphasia fact sheets

http://www.aphasia.org/NAAfactsheet.html
http://www.mossresourcenet.org/aphasia.htm
http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/voice/adultaphasia.asp

Aphasia Fact Sheet.  Well respected fact sheet from the National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders. Would be appropriate for family members. Good overview of all important areas.

http://www.aphasia.ca/training/tips.html
Tips from clinicians at the Aphasia Institute about helping people communicate with people with aphasia, both in terms of comprehension and expression.

Examples of aphasia friendly information

http://www.aphasia.ca/programs/reference.pdf
Aphasia friendly information sheet about the Aphasia Institute, Toronto, CA.

http://www.aphasia.ca/training/pictographs.pdf
Sample pictographic resources. This is a 2 page sample of the Institute?s pictographic resources.

http://www.shrs.uq.edu.au/cdaru/aphasiagroups/Aphasia_Friendly.html
What is aphasia friendly?

http://www.aphasia.asn.au/aphasiafriendly/index.htm
Talkback.  An association in South Australia which is aphasia friendly.

http://www.aphasiahelp.org
Aphasia Help This website is aphasia friendly, and contains information for people with aphasia. It is the product of a research project, and you can read more information here: http://www.york.ac.uk/res/iht/projects/l218252051.htm

http://osiris.sunderland.ac.uk/~pset/ICCHP.html
Making information accessible.  Software that may be used to simplify text for people with language difficulties. 

Dysphagia

The dysphagia resource center.  Has a searchable discussion list.

Some useful links and information on dysphagia

General Neurology Dysphagia Article with VFSS clips

Winstock's Practical Management of  Eating & Drinking Difficulties  is now available as an e-book via
netlibrary

ANATOMY- NEUROLOGY and HEAD & NECK   

This website is helpful for learning neurology anatomy.  Has a series of useful neuro-images.
 
Free online books by William Calvin to help you learn your neurology.  You will read one of these books with interest and not even realise you have been studying neurology.

Dr. Eric H. Chudler explains complex neurology in simple terms

A page that helps you learn your head and neck anatomy.

Neuroanatomy.(neuroland)

Neuroanatomy.(brainconnection)

Brain images and aphasia from Harvard.  The Whole Brain Atlas has a section devoted to cerebrovascular disease with lesion sites marked on brain scans and corresponding different types of aphasia. Useful to help you consolidate your knowledge and understanding, particular if working in hospitals. Site has top 100 brain structures, brain tumours, and degenerative diseases also included.

Pinky and the Brain- Cartoon to help you learn Neurology

Learning Neurology 80's style (remember Tiffany) with "I think with my Brain Now"

BILINGUALISM   

The London SIG Bilingualism website.
The website is for Speech and Language Therapists Working with Children and Families from a Diverse Communities. They are also developing a "useful links" page.

CHILD-LANGUAGE  

http://www.computerizedprofiling.org/index.html
Free program for language analyses.  Analyses orthographically and phonetically transcribed text files also analyses SALT & CLAN files.

http://www.elr.com.au 
Comprehensive on-line treatmet worksheets/practice for children for all areas of child language and speech.

http://members.tripod.com/Caroline_Bowen/home.html
Over 200 pages of information, assessment, therapy activities etc for children.

http://www.hanen.org/
Information on the Hanen Program.

http://home.iprimus.com.au/rboon/Remediation.htm
Language Comprehension. Visualising and verbalising links.  Nice overview of reading and comprehension strategies, include Lindamood information.

Talking Point

CHILD-LITERACY   

http://www.dltk-teach.com
Alphabuddies link is useful. Also has online resources for sentence sequencing and story sequencing.  Has fun printable letter puppets.

CHILD-PHONOLOGY & DEVELOPMENTAL DYSPRAXIA   

http://www.speechtx.com 
This is a great online paediatric artic. & language website.  Useful reources includ pictures for articulation & phonological awareness games.  There are also free downloadable wordless books.  Also downloadable parent handouts, home practice sheets, norms, online games, instructions on using technology for Tx - e.g., recording sound onto computer using powerpoint as an educational tool.

http://www.speechteach.co.uk
Free downloadable activities for therapy.  Useful therapy ideas.  Also handy links to other therapy resource websites.

http://www.quia.com/pages/speechersclass.html
Free downloads of phonology games.

http://www.apraxia-kids.org/
Useful articles and information on developmental dyspraxia.