With a little help, K-12 students with speech and language disorders can find support and success in classroom settings. This guide includes organizations, support groups, articles and tools for middle school and high school students with speech disorders, as well as their parents and educators. These resources offer information for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), students who stutter, students with aphasia, students with apraxia and students with other communication disorders.
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The Stuttering Foundation: For Teachers This foundation serves people who stutter and their families and supports research into the causes of stuttering. Free resources for teachers include FAQs, handbooks and brochures to help students who stutter.
Speech Buddies This paid speech therapy service offers resources for patients of different ages, from 0-3, 4-7, 8-17 and 18 and older. Speech Buddies helps connect parents to speech therapists and offers speech tools for use at home or in therapy. Articles specific to parents include:
Apraxia Kids This nonprofit organization works on education, community engagement, advocacy and research around apraxia. It offers a range of services for families and children with apraxia, including: