Communication Sciences & Disorders: Web Resources

Web Resources

Resources selected by the UU Communication Sciences & Disorders Department
 

Government Information

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/
NIDCD is mandated to conduct and support biomedical and behavioral research and research training in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/
Information on biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system. Search by broad topics such as autism or by keyword.

Deafness and Deaf Culture

The Deaf Resource Library
http://www.deaflibrary.org/
"An online collection of reference material and links intended to educate and inform people about Deaf cultures in Japan and the United States; as well as deaf and hard of hearing related topics." Created by Karen Nakamura, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Macalester College.

Sound and Fury (Film is also available on Reserve PN1997 .S647 2002)
The PBS film  site explores "deaf culture, its roots, its language, and what deaf people have to say about living in a world without sound." Includes timelines of deaf history and hearing aid history, information on American Sign Language (ASL) and cochlear impleants, an interactive Fingerspelling Player, lesson plans, and recommended resources. Online companion to the documentary film of the same title.-From The Librarians' Index to the Internet http://lii.org.

Sound and Fury Six Years Later (Film is also available on Reserve PN1997 .S647 2006)

American Sign Language

Handspeak
http://www.handspeak.com/
"[An] introduction to get "taste" of the sign languages online. It is also beneficial for self-tutoring and fun learning, too!"

Atlases

The Whole Brain Atlas
http://www.med.harvard.edu/AANLIB/
This is an information resource for central nervous system imaging which integrates clinical information with magnetic resonance (MR), x-ray computed tomography (CT), and nuclear medicine images...The Atlas project is made possible in part by the Departments of Radiology and Neurology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, the Countway Library of Medicine, and the American Academy of Neurology

Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Behavioral and Brain Sciences Archive (BBS)
http://www.bbsonline.org/
Provided by Cambridge University Press, Behavioral & Brain Sciences (BBS) is an international, interdisciplinary journal of "open peer commentary." This interesting Website highlights "open science" in a way that many practitioners will find inspiring. Specifically, the Website offers full-text of important and controversial interdisciplinary "target articles" in psychology, neuroscience, behavioral biology, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, linguistics, and philosophy. These "target articles" are"unedited penultimate drafts of BBS target articles that have been accepted for publication" or are already published (since 1993), accompanied by 1,000-word commentaries (analytical critiques) that are co-published with each article, along with the author's response to each. Users may [browse through a "subject hierarchy" or search by keyword] and browse full-text of all returns. Final published versions of target articles and their accompanying commentaries and author responses are available through Cambridge University Press.--Copyright Internet Scout Project, 1994-2000. http://scout.cs.wisc.edu/

Linguistics

Lexicon of Linguistics
http://www2.let.uu.nl/Uil-OTS/Lexicon/

Linguistic Resources on the Internet
http://www.sil.org/linguistics/topical.html
"A topically organized list of resources elsewhere on the Internet that may be of interest to the linguist." Created by the International Linguistics Center for the Summer Institute of Linguistics.

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