Other Places To Get Help
|American Speech-Language-Hearing Association|
|2200 Research Boulevard|
|Rockville, MD 20850-3289|
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) promotes the interests of and provides services for professionals in audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech and hearing science. ASHA also advocates for people who have communication disabilities. The website has information on related health topics, self-help groups, and finding a professional in your area.
|National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication DisordersNational Institutes of Health|
|31 Center Drive, MSC 2320|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-2320|
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, advances research in all aspects of human communication and helps people who have communication disorders. The website has information about hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language.
|National Stuttering Association|
|119 West 40th Street, 14th Floor|
|New York, NY 10018|
|Phone:||1-800-WE STUTTER (1-800-937-8888)
The National Stuttering Association (NSA) has resources for children and adults who stutter and for their families. NSA has a large network of self-help support groups. Its website has newsletters, brochures, and local chapter information. You can email specific questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Stuttering Foundation of America|
|P.O. Box 11749|
|Memphis, TN 38111-0749|
The Stuttering Foundation provides resources, services, and support to people who stutter. Information also is available for families, friends, teachers, coworkers, and employers of someone who stutters. In addition, the foundation promotes research related to stuttering, as well as educational programs.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference August 7, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics