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Organization receives $1K for using the arts to help local youth suffering from language disabilities

Since 2001, SAY has been working with children and teens who stutter, using the arts to unlock expression, confidence, and personal growth.

WASHINGTON — SAY: DC is dedicated to providing a safe, inspiring space for young people who stutter to be deeply heard and supported. It's a free resource for young people who stutter and their families.

The group creates an environment of creativity, empathy, and inspiration that gives room for the expansion of possibility.

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Say.org builds confidence, communication and community

They come with something to SAY and we give our participants the time, tools, space, and encouragement to become master storytellers.

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SAY believes that every voice matters. We offer a broad range of programs and this year alone, SAY will underwrite more than $1 million in programmatic costs (almost $3 million to date), so that all families have access to these important programs. When you support SAY, you make anything possible in the life of a child who stutters.

Camp SAY is a life-changing summer camp for kids & teens who stutter.

Camp SAY combines the highest-quality, traditional summer camp experience, with activities that empower young people who stutter.

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Camp SAY is an American Camp Association (ACA)-accredited program, so you can be confident that our camp program meets exceptional quality & safety standards.

You can support Say.org here

Get Up DC wants to thank Easterns Automotive Group for partnering with us and sponsoring the segment.

Get Up DC also wants to thank Duke Ellington School of the Arts for helping with this story.

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Reese Waters, Host, Get Up DC

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