Speech Impairments

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  • Aphasia Hope Foundation
    Aphasia Hope Foundation Aphasia Hope Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation that has a two-fold mission: (1) to promote research into the prevention and cure of aphasia and (2) to ensure that all survivors of aphasia and their caregivers are aware of and have access to the best possible treatments available. For more information please visit www.aphasiahope.org.
  • Authentic Voices of America
    The Authentic Voices of America is a week- long residential camp which provides young people who have severe speech impairments the opportunity to enhance their community participation by developing communication skills using augmentative devices. For more information please visit http://www.uww.edu/ce/camps/other-camps-events/authentic-voices.
  • National Aphasia Association (NAA)
    The National Aphasia Associationis a nonprofit organization that promotes public education, research, rehabilitation and support services to assist people with aphasia and their families. For more information please visit www.aphasia.org or call (800) 922-4622.
  • National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
    The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) is one of the Institutes that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability. For more information please visit www.nidcd.nih.gov or call (301) 496-7243 (Voice) or (301) 402-0252 (TTY).
  • Speech to Speech
    Speech Communication Assistance by Telephone, Inc. (SCAT) provides community training and outreach relative to Speech to Speech (STS) services. The site includes state level contact information for available STS programs. For more information please visit www.speechtospeech.org.