Including: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Regional Chapter Coordinator:
Jeff Fett – (517) 648-4530 / jfett@enchantedweb.com

Family Chapters:
Annemarie Whitesel – annemariew@westutter.org

Illinois

City of Chicago Chapter: Adults – Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month from 7:00 – 8:30PM at 73 W Monroe (5th floor conference room) Chicago, IL 60603. For more information, please contact Chapter Leaders Courtney Luckman (courtney.luckman@gmail.com / 757-880-3698) or Natalie Belling (nataliebelling@gmail.com / 779-875-5754), or visit the City of Chicago Facebook page.

Chicago South: Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30 Saint Xavier University – Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders Pacelli Hall Lower Level (3700 West 103rd Street, Chicago IL, 60655). For more information contact Chapter Leaders Karen (773-298-3562 / czarnik@sxu.edu) or Jim (708-691-9841 / jim_z24@msn.com).

Chicago West: (Adult and Family Chapter) – Meetings are held monthly on Mondays from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the Naperville 95th Street Public Library (3015 Cedar Glade Road, Naperville IL 60564). For more information, including dates and room number, please contact Chapter Leader Paul Roumeliotis – pauljr92@comcast.net

University Park/Governors State University: Adults – Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:15PM at Governors State University – Communication Disorders Department (1 University Parkway University Park, IL 60484).  For more information please contact Chapter Leader Eileen Brann at EBrann@govst.edu.

Normal/Illinois State University: Adults – Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month from 7:00-8:30 at Illinois State University Fairchild Hall – Room 315 (508 Dry Grove Street, Normal IL 61761).  For more information contact Chapter Leaders Jean (309-438-2631) or Anna (awirth@ilstu.edu), or visit the Illinois State NSA Chapter Facebook page.

Indiana

Indianapolis: Adults– Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of each month at 6:30PM at 8550 Naab Road Suite #100 Indianapolis, IN 46260.  For more information, contact Chapter Leaders Christine Dits (NSAIndianapolisAdult@gmail.com) and Anita Bayler (ADBayler@ascension.org).

Indianapolis: Family Chapter (kids ages 7-17, their families, and SLPs) – Meetings are held quarterly on the 3rd Wednesday of each January, April, July, and October at 6:30PM at St. Vincent Pediatric Therapy Center – 8220 Naab Road Suite #300 Indianapolis, IN 46260.  For more information contact Chapter Leaders DiAnn Donahue at DFDonahu@StVincent.org or Dana Stewart at DSStewar@StVincent.org.

Warsaw: Adults – Meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:30PM at Martin’s Supermarket – ‘Side Door Deli’ (1150 Husky Trail, Warsaw, IN 46582). For more information, contact Chapter Leader Greg Miller at studentofbusiness84@gmail.com or visit the Warsaw Chapter NSA Group Facebook page.

Michigan

Ann Arbor: Adults – Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7:00-8:30PM at Songbird Cafe – 2707 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.  For more information, contact Chapter Leader Youssef Makki at YMakki01@hotmail.com.

Detroit/Royal Oak: Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month from 6:30-8:30PM at Beaumont Hospital – Administration Building, Royal Oak, MI. For more information contact Tanya Banks(tbanks7917@sbcglobal.net/ (734)425-9565) or Bernie Weiner (berniewin@aol.com / (248) 561-6139).

Grand Rapids: Adults – Meetings are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 10:00-11:00AM at Calvin College Devos – Communications Building – Speech and Hearing Clinic Lobby – 2nd Floor (1810 E Beltline Ave SE Grand Rapids, MI 49546).  For more information contact Chapter Leader Kristen Thornton at thorntonkris50@yahoo.com / 616-481-6569 or visit the Grand Rapids Adult NSA Chapter Facebook page.

Kalamazoo-WMU: Adults – Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month* from 6:30-8:00PM at Western Michigan University – College of Health and Human Services (Room 1016). For more information contact Chapter Leader Stephen Tasko at 269-387-8049 or wmu.kalamazooNSA@gmail.com. *The chapter does not meet in July or August; there will be a special holiday meeting time in December to better accommodate students. 

Lansing: Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7:00-8:30PM at Oyer Speech and Hearing Clinic – Room 107 (101 Wilson Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824). For more information contact Chapter Leader Jeff Fett at jfett@enchantedweb.com.

Southeast Michigan: NSAKids/TWST Chapter (ages 7-19*) – Meetings are held at the Troy Public Library 510 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084.  For meeting dates and more information contact Chapter Leader Mark Piepsney at mpiepsne@dmc.org*Parents must remain at the meeting with their children under the age of 18.

Minnesota

Duluth: Adults – Meetings are held September through May on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7:30 at UMD–Chester Park building (31 West College Street Duluth, MN – Woodland & Clover) Room 102.  For more information, please contact Chapter Leaders Kay or Derrick at duluthstutters@gmail.com.

Minneapolis/St. Paul: Adults – Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church – 720 13th Ave. South, Minneapolis. Room numbers will be posted at the church each month. For more information and to confirm monthly meeting details, please contact Chapter Leader Linda Hinderscheit at hinde001@umn.edu. Co-leaders are Dave Lindberg, Taylor Owens, and Josh Anderson.

Minneapolis/St. Paul: TWST chapter for teens ages 13-18 – Meetings are held monthly on a Sunday afternoon from 1:00PM-2:15PM at the Dept. of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences – 115 Shevlin Hall, 164 Pillsbury Dr. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. For more information contact Chapter Leader Linda R. Hinderscheit at hinde001@umn.edu.  Co-leaders are Joel Korte, Josh Anderson and Taylor Owens. First time attendees must contact Chapter Leader prior to attending.

Minneapolis/St. Paul: College chapter for college students – Meetings are held monthly on a Sunday afternoon from 2:30-3:45PM at the Dept. of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences – 115 Shevlin Hall, 164 Pillsbury Dr. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. For more information contact Chapter Leader Linda R. Hinderscheit at hinde001@umn.edu.  Co-leaders are Joel Korte, Josh Anderson and Taylor Owens. First time attendees must contact Chapter Leader prior to attending.

Moorhead: Adults – Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 6:30PM – 8:30PM on the Minnesota State University Moorhead Campus Murray Hall -1104 7th Avenue S., Moorhead, MN 56563. For more information contact Chapter Leader Bruce Hanson at 218-477-4641/hansonbr@mnstate.edu.

South-Central MN: Adults – Meetings are held monthly at Mankato State University.  For address and meeting dates, contact Chapter Leaders Todd Marten at 507-625-7543 / tcmarten@charter.net or Jeff Glessing at 507-272-2752 / jeffreyglessing@midwestfluencyservices.com.

North Dakota

Minot: Adults – Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 4:30-5:30PM at Minot State University – 136 Memorial Hall (500 University Avenue West, Minot ND 58707).  For more information contact Chapter Leader Eileen Savelkoul at 701-858-3595/eileen.savelkoul@minotstateu.edu.

Ohio

Akron: Adults – Meetings are held 3rd Monday of each month at 6PM at Language Learning Associates – 150 N Miller Rd, Bldg 150A. For more information contact Chapter Leader Carrie at cravine@llatherapy.org.

Akron: Families (ages 7-17) – Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of each month  from 5:00-6:00PM at 2449 Wedgewood Drive Akron, OH 44312.  For more information contact Chapter Leaders Scott Palasik (SPalasik@uakron.edu / 847-445-1668), Heather (HSalvo@kent.edu / 262-995-8187), or Alison LaJuett (AEL58@zips.uakron.edu / 315-955-9525).

Columbus: Adults – Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:00PM at Columbus Speech & Hearing Center (510 E. N. Broadway Columbus, OH 43214). For more information contact Chapter Leaders Jaime Habing (JMHabing@yahoo.com/ 614-746-0975) or Anna Lichtenstein (ALichtenstein@ColumbusSpeech.org/ 614-261-5476).

Cincinnati: TWST (Teens ages 13-18) – Meetings are held every Sunday at 12:00NOON at  Essex Studios – 2511 Essex Place Cincinnati, OH 45206. Building’s entrance door has keypad security, so please call/text Tom to enter.  For more information contact Chapter Leader Tom Scharstein at (513) 265.5017 / TomS@westutter.org.

Cincinnati South: Adults – Meetings are the third Thursday of each month at 7:30pm at Tri-County Assembly of God – 7350 Dixie Highway Fairfield, OH 45014. For more information contact Chris Mancini at 513-207-6490 or Tom Scharstein at 513-265-5017/TomS@westutter.org.

Cleveland (East): Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at 7PM at Hillcrest Hospital, 6870 Mayfield Road, Ross Board Room, Lower Level Atrium Building. For more information contact Chapter Leader Glenn Schafer at 216-299-5498schafer.glenn@gmail.com.

Columbus/Annie Glenn Chapter: Adults – Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of each month at 6:30PM at OSU – 1070 Carmack Road (Pressey Hall – Suite 120) Columbus, OH 43210.For more information contact Chapter Leaders Alli Burke at (614) 738-1663/Burke.631@osu.edu and Rebecca McCauley (802)999-3128/McCauley.90@osu.edu.

Dayton: Family Chapter – Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00PM at Xenia Community Center (1265 W. 2nd Street Xenia, OH 45385). For more information, contact Chapter Leaders Lydia Webb, Gary Webb, or Ronda Webb (281-220-9626 / nsadaytonoh@gmail.com).

Kent: Families (ages 7-17) – Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month  from 5:00-6:00PM at 312 W. Main Street Kent, OH 44240.  For more information contact Chapter Leaders Scott Palasik (SPalasik@uakron.edu / 847-445-1668), Heather (HSalvo@kent.edu / 262-995-8187), or Alison LaJuett (AEL58@zips.uakron.edu / 315-955-9525).

Northeast Ohio: NSAKids (ages 7-12) – Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM at at the Wadsworth Public Library – Meeting Room B.  For more information, contact Chapter Leader Christina M. Horak, M.A. CCC-SLP at 330-618-4800CHorak@outsounding.com.

Toledo: Adults – Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:30PM at the University of Toledo Speech & Hearing Clinic – 1240 Health Science and Human Service Building (2801 Bancroft Street Toledo, OH 43606).  For more information contact Chapter Leader Rodney Gabel at Rodney.Gabel@UToledo.edu/(419) 575-2855.

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base: Military Support Group (adults 18+; current & retired military) – Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at Wright-Patterson AFB USO – Building 1222 (2221 Birch Street WPAFB, OH 45433).  For more information contact Chapter Leaders Gary Webb (WebbUSAF46n@gmail.com / 281-220-9627) and Landrus Burress (LandrusBurress@gmail.com / 901-581-9696).

South Dakota

Rapid City: Adults – Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of each month at 6:00PM at Rapid City Public Library – 610 Quincy Street Rapid City, SD 57701.  For more information contact Chapter Leader Oscar Carcamo at OscarCarcamo5@gmail.com / (937) 470-4314.

Sioux Falls: Families (ages 7-18) – Meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 11:00AM at Falls Speech Therapy – 3130 W. 57th Street #109 Sioux Falls, SD 57108 .  For more information contact Chapter Leader Amanda Oster at Amanda@FallsSpeech.com / (605) 254-0090.

Wisconsin

Madison:  Adults – Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Meriter Hospital – Tower Room C, in the cafeteria. For more information contact Chapter Leader Matt Hagen at mhagen815@gmail.com.

Milwaukee: Family Chapter (ages 5-17, families, SLPs) – Meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10-11:30AM at the United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay – 819 E. Silver Spring Drive (Rooms 208/221 and 222) Milwaukee, WI 53217. For more information and to RSVP, contact Chapter Leaders Carol Seery (cseery@uwm.edu) or Barbara Wimpee (414-248-7264bwimpee@gmail.com), or visit the Milwaukee Family NSA Chapter Website. *Parents must remain at the meeting with their child. Children 5-12 years cannot attend meetings unless the parent is with them.

Salem: Families (ages 7-17) – Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month* at 6:30PM at Pillar Interventions – 28611 75th Street Salem, WI 53168.  For more information contact Chapter Leader Sarah Singleton at Sarah@PillarInterventions.com / (262) 812-6977. *beginning January 2018

Stevens Point: Adults – Meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of each month from 6:00PM – 7:00PM at the Univeristy of WI-Stevens Point, Center for Communicative Disorders – 1901 4th Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481. For more information contact Chapter Leader Charlie Osborne at cosborne@uwsp.edu or 715-346-4960.