Speech, language, and hearing

February 4, 2016

Teachers get ready to contribute in your own way to the literacy festivities ahead. Join the Defined and Caption Media Program's (DCMP) 11th annual Read Captions Across America (RCAA) event!

NEA Partner

DCMP partners with the ...

November 24, 2015

NaNoWriMo is a marathon writing event that challenges participants to write the first draft of a 50,000­ word novel in November. There are local chapters in more than 600 regions around the world that organize in-­person workshops and write­-ins throughout the month. 

Struggling Writers

Special education...

February 21, 2011

Stuttering is getting a fair amount of attention right now, thanks to the Oscar-nominated film, The King's Speech — the true story of how one speech therapist helped King George VI of Britain and his nervous stammer.

Preschoolers sometimes exhibit periods of stuttering and stammering as well. As young children learn to talk and are eager to put together longer sentences with more ideas...

July 1, 2010

MT: I'm so glad Ian is finally really talking, but gosh; he never takes a breath now. It's exhausting!

AB: Our doctor brought up speech therapy by the end of the summer if MEB doesn't have some more words. She just turned two. How old is Ian?

MT: Ian turned two in April, and I swear, in the last month or so something just clicked...

"Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift." — Kate DiCamillo