We are pleased to provide a letter from SAY for parents and caregivers to share with teachers, school administrators, activity leaders, coaches, and other important figures in the life of a child who stutters. It provides information about stuttering, listening tips, and other ways to support children who stutter in the classroom and in online learning platforms.
You can download a PDF of our letter below. If you’d like a customized version, we are glad to help. Drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, anytime!
SAY is always here!
Letter to Teachers, Administrators & Program Leaders
The American Institute for Stuttering offers treatment to people who stutter, and support to their families. Learn more at stutteringtreatment.org.
FRIENDS: The National Association of Young People Who Stutter is a national organization created to provide a network of support for children and teens who stutter, their families, and the professionals who work with them. Visit friendswhostutter.org.
International Fluency Association (IFA) is an international, interdisciplinary organization devoted to the understanding and management of fluency disorders, and to the improvement in the quality of life of people with fluency disorders. Visit theifa.org.
International Stuttering Association (ISA) is an international association comprised of national groups guided by a board of directors with the aim of helping others understand stuttering. Visit isastutter.org.
Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children is a UK-based organization that helps children, young people, and adults who stammer through individually-tailored therapy delivered by highly experienced specialists. They are supported by Whittington Health NHS Trust, Action for Stammering Children, and the Stuttering Foundation. Visit michaelpalincentreforstammering.org.
National Stuttering Association (NSA) is dedicated to bringing hope and empowerment to children and adults who stutter, their families, and professionals through support, education, advocacy, and research. Visit westutter.org.
Specialty Boards on Fluency Disorders (SBFD) is an organization that recognizes stuttering specialists, disseminates information about becoming a stuttering specialist, and provides a list of specialists organized alphabetically and by state. Visit stutteringspecialists.org.
StutterTalk is a weekly podcast where the hosts talk openly about stuttering and interview people who stutter who are leaders in the field. SAY has been featured on a broad range of podcast interviews. Visit stuttertalk.com.
Stuttering Foundation of America (SFA) Founded more than 65 years ago, the Stuttering Foundation provides free online resources, services, and support to those who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering. The SFA is a valuable resource for Speech-Language Pathologists working in schools, clinics, or privately with children of all ages, and provides a list, by state, of Speech-Language Pathologists that specialize in stuttering. Visit stutteringhelp.org.
Stuttering Home Page provides information about stuttering for people who stutter and professionals who work them. Visit stutteringhomepage.com.
Theravive is a network of licensed therapists and psychologists committed to helping people receive the best mental health care available. Through building bridges with others, they continually strive to lower mental health stigma. Visit www.theravive.com/