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National Stuttering Association
The National Stuttering Project
The National Stuttering Project (NSA) was founded over 20 years ago (1977) and is the largest support organization for people who stutter in the U.S. Their comprehensive Web site features information on NSA support groups across the U.S., information on forming and running a chapter, a complete illustrated list of NSP publications and videos, and a growing archive of articles on the technical and personal aspects of stuttering from the pages of Letting GO, the NSP's monthly newsletter, among a whole lot else.

National Cued Speech Association
National Cued Speech Association
Cued Speech is a visual communication system that uses eight handshapes in four different placements near the face in combination with the mouth movements of speech to make the sounds of spoken language look different from each other. The National Cued Speech Association encourages and supports the effective use of cued speech for communication, language development, and literacy. They offer opportunities for networking and advocacy, and provide information, literature and referrals, phone support, networking, conferences, and family camps.

ASHA Hearing and Speech Helpline
ASHA Hearing and Speech Helpline
This site provides information on speech, hearing and language disabilities. The organization offers referrals to ASHA certified clinics and providers. Sponsored by American Speech Language and Hearing Association.  While a great deal of the site is directed toward clinicians, there is a large public section that includes overviews of hearing and speech, advocacy and insurance related information.

International Stuttering Association
International Stuttering Association
An international network made up of national self-help organizations for people who stutter. Dedicated mainly to providing information on the organization(s). Small site, but it may help you to get involved with the organization.




Contact Information

Sarah Dinklage, LICSW
Executive Director

sdinklage@risas.org

Charles Cudworth, MA
Director, SAS

ccudworth@risas.org

Leigh Reposa, MSW, LICSW
Program Manager
lreposa@risas.org

Colleen Judge, LMHC                  Manager, SAS
cjudge@risas.org 

Kathleen Sullivan
Manager, Community Prevention
ksullivan@risas.org


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