Resources: Speech Therapy

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Resources for Speech Therapy in Ethiopia (Amharic & Afaan Ormo)

SLT training video materials available in two of the widely spoken languages in Ethiopia (Amharic & Afaan Oromo) developed by Dr. Cate Crowley, Yekatit 12 Hospital and Transforming Faces (and featuring SLPs, Berhane Abera and Hirut Mengistu).

Recommended minimum procedures for assessing speech outcomes during COVID-19

Developed by: Melissa Zattoni Antoneli & Tim Bressmann

Caregivers Perception of SLP in CLP Children & Planning Community-based Intervention for CLP Speech

Published by: B. Subramaniyan, Roopa Nagarajan, R. Vaidyanathana, B. Rajashekharb, B.W.C. Sathiyasekaran

– Caregivers Perception of SLP Children

Planning Community-based Speech Therapy

Speech At Home

Speech at Home is a research-based method that facilitates parents of children with cleft palate to deliver speech therapy at home, under the supervision of their speech and language therapist.

Cleft Palate Articulation Illustration: Mitty the Clown

Developed by: Dr. Catherine Crowley & Tina Yeung

Smile Train Speech App for Children

Published by: Smile Train

Smile Train developed a free, interactive speech services App with stories, games, and songs specially designed for children born with cleft palate. This fun App encourages children to practice more often for better speech outcomes from the comfort of their own home.

It is available for phones and tablets in English on the Google Play Store and Apple Store, and in Spanish on the Google Play Store.

Intelligibility in Context Scale

This 7-item questionnaire allows parents and speech pathologists to rate the degree to which children’s speech is understood by different communication partners.

Published by: Charles Sturt University