Speech Therapy for All

$2,686 of $6,000 goal

Raised by 64 people in 30 months
Speech Therapy for All aims to raise funds for the speech therapy of autistic children from lower-income families in the Bay Area. Therapy is not currently available to every child who needs it because of the high cost and a lack of insurance coverage. Therefore, many children with speech-language disorders do not receive the individualized attention and care that they need from speech therapy professionals.

Group therapy sessions, when attended even for a short amount of time, can have truly transformative effects on a child's ability to interact with others. Playing with other autistic kids while under the supervision of a teacher greatly aids the development of social skills and acts as a stepping stone for learning to engage in more difficult situations.

Donating money towards providing speech therapy for a child whose family is otherwise unable to afford it would change the lives of both the child and the family. Autistic children become autistic adults, and face a world that is not always accepting of them. By helping children from lower-income families receive therapy, you are ultimately helping to change this unfortunate reality and providing better futures for individuals who truly deserve them. 

With the support of Innovative Therapy Services, a Bay Area speech clinic, we are working to provide sessions for children near Santa Clara, CA. Our goal is to raise $6000 by August 2016, with the intention of enrolling up to three children in speech/group therapy sessions in Fall 2016. 

Check out our website for more information!

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Kannan Srinivasan
28 months ago

Good job Sana! well done...

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$2,686 of $6,000 goal

Raised by 64 people in 30 months
Created June 11, 2016
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26 months ago
Padma Ramaswamy
27 months ago

Good job, Sana!

M. V. Ramana
27 months ago

Great effort!

Cristin Boyd
27 months ago

Linked from Udi's newsletter. Good luck.

Mir & Hyderi Hasan
28 months ago

Nannu & Naana are so proud of your initiative Sana!

Zafar & Zayn Khan
28 months ago

So proud of you Sana!

Trina Oettinger
28 months ago

Good initiative Sana! Keep up the good work!

Kannan Srinivasan
28 months ago

Good job Sana! well done...

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