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Patient/Family Resources

Kid's Creek is committed to providing resources and educational information for parents and families of children with special needs. We have compiled several online resources, book and article recommendations, and catalog information for therapy products and equipment. The therapists and parents of Kid's Creek have provided many of the recommendations below. If you have a valuable resource you would like to share, please contact us at

Online Resources

Speech Therapy/Speech Language Pathology
  • American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA)
    Mail: 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852
    Phone: (301) 897-5700 or (800) 638-TALK
    Fax: (301) 571-0457

  • Nancy Kaufman

  • Apraxia-Kids Website

  • The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America

Occupational Therapy
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA)
    Location: 4720 Montgomery Lane, Bethesda, MD
    Mail: P.O. Box 31220, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220
    Phone: (301) 652-AOTA or (800) 668-8255
    Fax: (301) 652-7711

Physical Therapy
.: Diagnosis-Based Sites :.

Down Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Developmental Delay Autism

Books & Articles

  • The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping With
    Sensory Integration Dysfunction

    Author: Carol Stock Kranowitz

  • The Out of Sync Child has Fun!
    Author: Carol Stock Kranowitz

  • The Late Talker: What to Do If Your Child Isn't Talking Yet
    Authors: Marilyn Agin, Lisa Geng, and Malcolm Nicholl

  • Making Sense of Sensory Integration (Audio Cassette & Booklet)
    Authors: Jane Koomar, Stacy Szklut, and Sharon Cermak

  • Does My Child Have a Speech Problem?
    Author: Katherine Martin

  • Beyond Baby Talk: From Sounds to Sentences, A Parent's Complete Guide to Language Development
    Authors: Julie J. Masterson Phd, Kenn Apel Phd, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

  • The Parent to Parent Handbook, Connecting Families of Children with Special Needs
    Authors: Betsy Santelli, Florene Stewart Poyadue and Jane Leora Young

  • The Child with Special Needs; Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth
    Authors: Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D and Serena Weider, PhD.

  • Gross Motor Skills in Children With Down Syndrome : A Guide for Parents and Professionals
    Author: Patricia C. Winders

  • Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Parents Guide
    Author: Elaine Gerlais

  • A Parent's Guide to Autism
    Author: Charles A. Hart