Resources: Developmental Disorders

Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders
http://asha.org/public/speech/disorders/OMD.htm
Information regarding orofacial myofunctional disorders, a.k.a. tongue thrust

Speech Sound Disorders
http://asha.org/public/speech/disorders/SpeechSoundDisorders.htm
Information for parents regarding articulation disorder (problems making sounds) and phonological processes disorder (patterns of sound errors)

Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
http://asha.org/public/speech/swallowing/FeedSwallowChildren.htm
Information for parents regarding feeding and swallowing disorders, including signs and symptoms, evaluation methods, and treatment options

Language-Based Learning Disabilities
http://asha.org/public/speech/disorders/LBLD.htm
Helpful information for parents including signs and symptoms, how language-based learning disabilities are diagnosed, and treatment

Selective Mutism
http://asha.org/public/speech/disorders/SelectiveMutism.htm
General information on selective mutism (when a child chooses not to speak)

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
http://asha.org/public/speech/disorders/ADHD.htm
Information for parents regarding ADHD, including definition, signs and symptoms, and speech and language therapy for the child with ADHD

Autism/Pervasive Developmental Disorders
http://asha.org/public/speech/disorders/Autism.htmSensory
Information about Autistic Spectrum Disorders, including signs and symptoms

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