Parent Fact Sheets

OAFCCD Fact Sheets are developed on a regular basis
with contributions from our professional members who work in the
schools, public or private clinics, or in universities.

Augmentative
Communication
(Jan 2002)
Article based on materials
developed by Geraldine Schram, SLP, for Hamilton Wentworth
Communication Collective

Communication
and Learning Challenges Assistive Technology
Can Help!
by Julie-Mazzuca-Peter, SLP (March 2007)

Helping
Kids Learn Words

How
Parents Can Help Children Learn to Read

Listening and Following Directions – Strategies to Help (Jan
2001)

Learning WhilePlaying prepared by Bernadette Robertson, SLP (Sept 2000)

Games for Kids with Communication Disorders (Jan 1997)

Candyland Article adapted from The Language of Toys, Sue
Shwartz and Joan E. Miller (1988)

Fisher Price – Airport Article adapted from The Language of
Toys, Sue Shwartz and Joan E. Miller (1988)

Helping
Children Make Friends
(Oct 2002)

Rhyming Activity (Feb 2003) 

Music – A
Great Way to Encourage Language Development

From
Talking to Learning – Building Language Skills for Reading
 

Growing
Up – Social-Emotional Development and Communication Disorders

SpeakingClearly

Words
and Feelings

Small
Group or Individual Pragmatics Training Program

Imagination
and Language
reprinted with permission from “The Purple Giraffe
Newsletter” by Dr. Karen Halpern, Ed.D (May 1997)

Preschool
Language Development – An Overview

Phone
Calls – Calling
for Help

Making effective phone calls about your child based on an article
by Lynn Ziraldo in Parents as Partners (Jan 1997)

Advocacy
Tips

“Just a
Parent” –
I Think NOT!!
by Rhonda Jacobson (May 2008)

Learning to Communicate with Children with Autism, A Mother’s Story
by
Rose Russo (spring 2006)

Opening
the Door into Speech, A Parent’s Story
by Judy Wright (Sept
2004)

A Mother asks
“Will
our son ever talk?”
by  Genette Brest (May 1998)

A Mother
asks “Please Don’t cut Services”

Opening the Door to Speech – A Parent’s Story

Position
Statement on Speech and Language Services for School Age Children

Spring 2005 (pdf format)

Education
Equality
Task Force Presentation by OAFCCD,

September 25, 2002

OAFCCD
Position Papers

History of the
development of the Ontario Association for Families of Children with
Communication Disorders,
September 2000

History of
Speech and
Language Services in Ontario Schools,
December 1999

Provincial
Model of
Speech and Language Service Delivery for Children,
Revised November
1999

Provincial
Model of
Speech and Language Service Delivery for Children,
April 1996

A Continuum of
Speech
and Language Services Will Enhance Educational Outcomes,
April 1998

OAFCCD Service
Delivery Model Analysis on School Speech-Language Pathology Ratios and
Costs,
April 1998

Support for
Speech
and Language Services in Educational Settings
by Genese
Warr-Leeper, Professor, University of Western Ontario, 1994

Gaps,
Duplications
and Issues Regarding Speech and Language Services,
OAFCCD
submission to PPM 81 Review, November 1999

Transition
Planning
Resource Guide for Students with Speech and Language Impairments,
Ministry of Education and Training
(DRAFT June 1999)

Best
Practices/ What’s Working Well and Challenges/ Issues related to
provision of Speech and Language Services in Ontario Schools,

Submission by OAFCCD to the Minister’s Advisory Council n Special
Education, Communication: Collaborating with the Community
Consultation, May 1999

The Case for
Management of Language Disorders in the Schools

The Social
Consequences of Failure in Communication

Please contact OAFCCD to receive
the following documents

Did You Know That …….  Saviez-Vous Que
…….

Language
Development in Preschool Children – an
Overview – Development
du langage chez les enfants d’age prescolaire – Un apercu

A Mother Asks:
Will my son ever speak? by
Genette Brest – Une Mere se
pose la question suivante: Mon fils parlera – t- il un jour?

Imagination and
Language – L’imagination
et le langage

Language
and Adolescents – Le langage et l’adolescent

Preparing
for School: Enrolling in J.K or S.K. – Preparation a l’ecole –
Inscription a la maternelle ou au jardin d’enfants

Trust
Your Instincts!!! – Fiez-vous a vos instincts!!!

Speaking
Clearly – Expression Claire

My Baby
is Talking –  Mon bebe parle!!!

The
Reluctant Talker – L’interlocuteur Reticent

WINTER
ALERT!!   Ear Infections and
Speech and Language
Development –
Avertissement Hivernal!!  Les Otites et le déevelopment de
la parole et
du langage

Helping
Children Learn to Read  – Aider les enfants à apprendre
à lire