Helpful Links

We have provided information on various health topics and conditions that are commonly treated in our clinics.


Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior, and hyperactivity (over-activity). For more information, visit Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder , Attention Deficit Disorder Association



Children with apraxia of speech have great difficulty planning and producing the precise, highly refined and specific series of movements of the tongue, lips, jaw and palate that are necessary for intelligible speech. For information and support visit The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America



Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a group of complex neurodevelopment disorders characterized by repetitive and characteristic patterns of behavior and difficulties with social communication and interaction. The symptoms are present from early childhood and affect daily functioning. The term “spectrum” refers to the wide range of symptoms, skills, and levels of disability in functioning that can occur in people with ASD. For more information, visit National Institute of Health: Autism Fact Sheet , Autism Society of America,  Autism Speaks , Autism Society of Minnesota  and Autism Resource Network


Cerebral Palsy

For information and support for individuals with cerebral palsy and their families visit United Cerebral Palsy


Cleft Palate

For more information and support for individuals with cleft lip and/or palate and their families visit American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association


Down Syndrome

For information and support for individuals with Down Syndrome and their families visit

National Down Syndrome Society and Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota


Mental Health

For more information, to help in the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses visit the federal agency National Institute of Mental Health


Parent Resources/Advocacy

For information and resources for individuals and families to help you make decisions about education and other services for your child or young adult with disabilities. Pacer Center, ARC or National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities


Professional Sites

The American Speech-Language Hearing Association is committed to ensuring that all people with speech, language, and hearing disorders receive services to help them communicate effectively.  Here you will find resources to help you understand communication and communication disorders as well as what is a speech-language pathologist and audiologist.


The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the national professional association established in 1917 to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioner and students of occupation therapy to improve the quality of occupational therapy services.


Local associations with helpful information for speech Minnesota Speech Language Hearing Association (MSHA) and for OT Minnesota Occupational Therapy Association (MOTA)


Sensory Integration

Sensory integration refers to how people use the information provided by all the sensations coming from within the body and from the external environment. For some, sensory integration does not develop smoothly. Because they can’t rely on their senses to give them an accurate picture of the world, they don’t know how to behave in response, and they may have trouble learning and behaving appropriately. For more information on what sensory integration and sensory processing disorders are visit Sensory Integration Issues or Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation



For the most up to date information and help available for the prevention of stuttering in young child and the most effective treatment available for teenagers and adults visit The Stuttering Foundation and National Stuttering Foundation


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We are so happy that we found Kidspeak!  After talking to the owner, Amy, I knew I wanted to work with her and her staff.    After meeting our therapist Marlene for the first time, I knew we struck the jackpot.  She is not only wonderful with my daughter, but terrific with our whole family.  She is kind, compassionate, caring, and truly loves what she does.  She celebrates with every accomplishment my daughter makes.  She makes things fun and exciting.  My daughter LOVES the days that  Marlene comes to our home.  She is truly like part of our family and we feel blessed that she has come in our lives!

Wendy B.

St. Louis Park

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