Research and Resources of Interest to Parents and Teachers

Research on Literacy

The research section of the LindaMood-Bell® website contains articles, research results, and presentations regarding their programs:

Resources of Interest

This is a basic fact sheet about speech and language disorders in children:

This website is a resource of information for families who have children with learning disabilities.  They also have an area just for kids.

The Texas Speech Hearing and Language Association, has good basic information about speech and language in Texas:

The American Speech-Language Hearing Association sets the standards for speech-language pathologists, and grants Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) status to therapists:

This site has a wealth of basic information and articles about speech and language topics, a searchable database of professionals, and is a good resource for SLPs and families:

This site is a how-to for parents who want Medicaid for their children:

The Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology allows people to find out what the requirements are to be an SLP, and to check the license status of an SLP:

Visit the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services for Texas to report child abuse, learn about licensed child care facilities, and to learn about adoption in Texas:
Child writing in speech and language therapy

The Downlow on Dyslexia

What is dyslexia? According to the International Dyslexia Association, dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is …

Speech therapy sight words

Sight Words and the 4 Alphabetical Phases

Sight words have been used to help young learners begin reading simple words. It is an easy yet effective form of helping …

Family Reading

Children’s books celebrating diversity

“These days, it seems more important than ever for books to show young people how to act with thoughtfulness, civility, …