Parent Resources

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School District Phone Numbers

Alma, Maple, Maple Hill, McFarland, and Paxico District; Mill Creek Valley: (785) 765-3394
Auburn/Washburn USD Early Childhood Education Center: (785) 339-4675
Blue Valley: (913) 239-4000
Desoto: (913) 667-6200
Eudora: (785) 542-4910
Gardner/Edgerton: (913) 856-2000
Kansas City, MO: (816) 418-7000
Lawrence (785) 832-5000, ext.2221
Leavenworth County Special Ed. Coop. Tonganoxie Services: (913) 727-1755
Olathe: (913) 780-7000
Ottawa: (785) 229-8010
Shawnee Mission/Prairie Village: (913) 993-6200
Tecumseh/Berryton District; Shawnee Heights: (785) 3379-5800
Topeka: (785) 295-3089

Links to Parent Related Sites

Clinical Services

Requesting services at Schiefelbusch Clinic at University of Kansas
Speech services at Schiefelbusch Clinic at University of Kansas


American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Douglas County Child Development Association 
The National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders
Kansas Community Developmental Disability Organization (CDDO)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Self-Help Groups related to speech and language issues

Typical Development and Activities

Typical Speech and Language Development                                                                                                                                                                                                            Phonological Awareness for Parents Homepage
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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