Our Mission

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Our Mission

Giving a voice to all.

Often times children with speech and language disorders are unable to use their voice to communicate their most basic wants and needs. They can't tell their mom, "I love you". They can't ask Santa for a toy at Christmas. They are unable to say "I wanted apple juice, not orange." They are not able to shout "Tag! You're it!" on the playground with their friends. Our organization seeks to provide equiment to these children.

As a non-profit organization, it is our goal to be able to purchase light tech AAC devices for families to use for an extended period of time to provide access to communication. These types of devices can cost hundreds of dollars and are often not covered by insurance companies. We plan to act as a bridge for families to provide access to communication devices that are recommended by their treating speech language pathologist. We hope to serve as a resource for families to assist in obtaining the appropriate communication system for their child as their communication needs grow and change.

Our Team

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About Us

You're in Great Hands!

 

We are four speech and language pathologists working in the field of pediatrics. We have a very diverse portfolio of working with a variety of complex communication needs. One thing we found to be consistent across all of our experiences with working with individuals with augmentative and alternative communication- is the lack of funding and support provided by insurance and any other outside agencies for families and individuals to obtain the necessary devices to communicate.

In March of 2016 we decided to do something about the great need for bridging the funding gap and began Talk With Me Tennessee. We are a 501 (c) (3) organized to raise money and donate low technology augmentative and alternative communication devices for individuals in need.

 

As a non-profit organization, it is our goal to be able to purchase light tech AAC devices for families to use for an extended period of time to provide access to communication. These types of devices can cost hundreds of dollars and are often not covered by insurance companies. We plan to act as a bridge for families to provide access to communication devices that are recommended by their treating speech language pathologist. We hope to serve as a resource for families to assist in obtaining the appropriate communication system for their child as their communication needs grow and change.

We are always accepting donations to help with continual funding to run our non-profit organization.

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