Parents and Families

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If your student experiences speech disfluency (or stuttering) or if you know of a student who does, please let them know that Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) has recently been given a financial gift to help. The purpose of this fund is to provide increased support and services for this community of students. Students who are eligible can use the funds to:

  • Participate in community activities
  • Receive speech therapy
  • Purchase adaptive technology aimed at improving conversational abilities
  • Help defray the cost involved with membership and participation in local, regional or national advocacy organizations (i.e. National Stutters Association)

To learn more about this award, visit the SSD website or contact the office at (734) 763-3000 or

And you may also be interested to know that Services for Students with Disabilities provides accommodations, other scholarships and awards, academic coaching, and mentoring support to UM students with many different kinds of disabilities, including: Learning DisabilitiesADHD, and Mental Health Conditions among others. 


To help Student Life continue making a difference in students’ lives, please consider making a gift

September 2014 Newsletter

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