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Speech Problems: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 4 to 8

  • Ben Has Something To Say: A Story About Stuttering; by Laurie Lears; Albert Whitman, 2000
  • Hooway for Wodney Wat; by Helen Lester; Houghton Mifflin, 2003
  • Mary Marony, Mummy Girl; by Suzy Kline; Penguin, 1994
  • The Boy Who Ate Words; by Thierry Dedieu; Harry N Abrams, 1997

Ages 9 to 12

  • Coping with Stuttering; by Melanie Ann Apel; Rosen, 2000
  • The Only Outcast; by Julie Johnston; Tundra Books of Northern New York, 1999
  • The Silent Spillbills; by Tor Seidler; Harper Trophy, 2003

Young Adult

  • Do You Stutter? A Guide for Teens; Jane Fraser; Speech Foundation of America, 1997

Books for Adults

  • Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems: What Every Parent Should Know; by Patricia Hamaguchi; 2nd ed.; Chichester, 2001
  • Does My Child Have a Speech Problem?; by Katherine L. Martin; Chicago Review Press, 1997
  • Keys to Dealing with Stuttering; by Patricia M. Treiber; Barron's Educational Series, 1993
  • Trouble Talking: A Guide for the Parents of Children with Speech and Language Difficulties; by James Law; Jessica Kingsley, 1996
  • The Late Talker: What To Do If Your Child Isn't Talking Yet; by Marilyn Agin; St. Martins, 2003
  • Understanding Stuttering; by Nathan Lavid; University Press of Mississippi, 2004

Other Resources

The Stuttering Foundation of America
5139 Klingle Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20016-2654
1-800-992-9392
http://www.stutteringhelp.org

National Library of Medicine- MedlinePlus - Speech & Communication Disorders
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/speechcommunicationdisorders.html

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
800-638-8255
e-mail: actioncenter@asha.org
http://www.asha.org/

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive, MSC 2320
Bethesda, MD USA 20892-2320
http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/

Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by McKesson Provider Technologies.
Last modified: 2006-09-25
Last reviewed: 2006-09-07
This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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