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Adler’s Voice, Inc.
PO Box 6344
Bend, Oregon 97708

Business Notice

Adler’s Voice is a registered tax-exempt organization as described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, TIN 81-1114771.

Privacy Policy

Adler’s Voice is committed to safeguarding your privacy. Our Privacy Policy applies to personal information, which is any information that could be used to identify, locate, or contact the individual to whom it relates: name, address, email address, telephone number, or any other identifying information. Personal information does not include information that is collected anonymously or information about groups of people rather than individuals. Please read the following paragraphs to understand how the personal information you may choose to share with us will be treated as you make full use of the offerings of our organization. Should you have any questions or concerns about our privacy rules or would you like to make a complaint about a possible breach of local privacy laws, please contact us. By using our services, you are confirming that you have read, understand, and agree to our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with our Privacy Policy, please do not use our services.

Service Providers

In order to operate our website and the mailing system for our newsletters and email campaigns, we rely on third-party services that provide the technical infrastructure for the services we offer. When you browse our website or subscribe to our mailing list, you will share information with us that is processed by these services on our behalf. Our website ( is based on the content management system of Squarespace (, while our training videos are hosted by Vimeo ( and embedded on our website. Our mailing lists for newsletters and email campaigns are managed by Squarespace. Donations to our organization are processed by Stripe ( or Paypal ( The operation of these third-party services is not entirely under our control. Please consult their Terms of Service and their Privacy Policies, available on their websites, in order to understand how your information is handled when you interact with our services through the data processors we use.

Collection of Personal Information

We collect personal information whenever you contact us, make a donation on behalf of the children we serve, register for one of our events, apply for a grant offered through our grant program, or subscribe to our newsletters and email campaigns. We collect and maintain the following types of information, when provided voluntarily:

1. Contact information, such as name, address, telephone number, and email address
2. Donation information
3. Information on events attended, publications received, and special requests for program information
4. Financial information and personal medical information as required by participation in the Adler’s Voice Grant Program
5. Information provided by individuals in the form of comments and suggestions

Use of Personal Information

The information you provide is used to give you access to information and services that fit your interests and needs, and to have a way of contacting you in the future regarding our activities. Donor information is kept on file for IRS purposes. It is also used to analyze overall giving patterns in order to make more accurate budget projections, as well as to understand donors’ interests in our mission and to update them on our plans and activities. Any information you provide is shared with staff, board members, volunteers, and consultants only on a strictly confidential and need-to-know basis.

Protection of Personal Information

We make every reasonable effort to ensure that personal information is accurate and complete. We rely on individuals to notify us if there is a change to their personal information that may affect their relationship with our organization. We protect personal information in a manner appropriate for the sensitivity of the information. We use appropriate security measures when destroying personal information, including shredding paper records and permanently deleting electronic records. We make every reasonable effort to prevent any loss, misuse, disclosure, or modification of personal information, as well as any unauthorized access to personal information. With respect to any use of your credit card on this site, such information will be covered by our software protection program and its use will be strictly limited to completing the specific transaction with the credit card company.

Disclosure to Third Parties

Except as otherwise stated in this policy, we will keep your personal information private and will not share it with third parties unless such disclosure is necessary and permitted by applicable law to (a) comply with legal process, such as a court order, or other legal requirements of any governmental authority; (b) protect our rights or property; (c) enforce any terms and conditions of use or agreements applicable to our website and to services that incorporate this Privacy Policy by reference; (d) protect the interests of users of our website, other than you, or any other person; or (e) operate or conduct maintenance and repair of our services or equipment, as authorized by law.

Access to Personal Information

If after providing personal information to us, you decide at some point that you no longer wish to be contacted regarding the services we provide, you can simply contact us and stop the use of your personal information in this manner. In order to access and amend your personal information or have your personal information deleted from our records, please send us an email, using the contact information provided above. To help protect your privacy and the security of your personal information, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access.

Children and Education

We understand the importance of taking extra precautions to protect the privacy and safety of children using our services. If you are under the age of 18, be sure to ask your parents for permission before you send any information about yourself to this site or to anyone over the internet. We recommend as a general matter that parents accompany children under the age of 18 when using content on the internet and that they carefully review this Privacy Policy before they provide any personal information about their children to us.

The service providers we rely on will automatically collect some information about the users of our online services and store it in log files. This information includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, referring and exit websites, operating systems, as well as time- and location-related data, and it may be partly or entirely disclosed to us in the form of analytics data.

In addition, we use first-party cookies to understand which of our services are particularly relevant to our visitors. Cookies are retrievable text files containing strings of letters and numbers that are downloaded to the device which is used for accessing our online services. Learning about the needs and interests of our visitors by the use of such text files will enable us to reassess the focus of our activities on a regular basis and adjust the direction of our programs, as may be necessary. Apart from collecting statistical information, we use cookies for payment-related authentication purposes when you make a donation to support our programs.

While we do not recommend that you block cookies on our websites, we take the law seriously and want to ensure that your privacy concerns are addressed. If you want to stop cookies being stored on your device, you will have to change the settings of your internet browser. These settings will affect all websites that use cookies. Please be aware that you will not be able to make a donation when cookies are blocked on your system.

Newsletter Subscription

As mentioned above, we use Squarespace to manage our newsletter and other mailing lists. There is no third-party tracking in messages we send through Squarespace besides Squarespace’s own analytics, which may allow us to determine how many subscribers open a message or click a link inside. Subscriptions to our newsletter and our email campaigns require a double opt-in process. After submitting your contact information to our newsletter subscription form, you will receive an email that will ask you to confirm your subscription. Unless you follow the steps described in this email, your contact information will not be added to our mailing list. Furthermore, every newsletter or campaign email you receive from Adler’s Voice will contain a link that allows you to unsubscribe from our mailing list.

Third-Party Web Sites

This website may contain links to third-party websites that are independent from Adler’s Voice, such as sites of funders or donors of our organization. These sites are not under our control, and we are not responsible for or endorse their contents, including any information or materials contained on them. Please understand that any links to third-party sites are provided solely as a convenience to you. You will have to make your own judgment regarding your interaction with these sites.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Adler’s Voice reserves the right to amend or alter its Privacy Policy and its Terms of Use at any time without notice by posting such change to this page. If you use our services after any such modification or update, you consent to those modifications or updates. Modifications will not be applied retroactively.


Unless otherwise indicated, all statistical information published on this site is taken from the following sources: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: Identify the Signs of Com­mu­nication Disorders, Online Campaign, 2013 – 2017; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine: Speech and language disorders in children. Implications for the Social Security Administration’s Supplemental Security Income Program. Washington D.C., 2016.

Photo Credits

The header images on the Home page, Team page, the Stories page, and the Donations page were taken by Jill Rosell Photography, Bend, Oregon. All other photographs were taken by Kimberly Teichrow Photography, Bend, Oregon.

Copyright Notice

All contents published on this website are copyright by Adler’s Voice, Inc., 2018, except for certain contents, such as trademarks and logos, provided by third parties. All rights reserved.

Did you know?

In the state of Oregon alone, no less than
22,500 children
experience severe speech and lan­guage disorders.

Did you know?

Children with dis­abilities are up to
3 times
more likely to experience sexual abuse, violence, or maltreat­ment.


Help us help these children! Your do­na­tion will change the life of a child and their fami­ly. Thank you very much for sup­port­ing our mission!

We are always looking for vol­un­teers, so if time is your gift, don’t hesi­tate to con­tact us!


Kelsey was born with a mito­chon­drial dis­order and was di­ag­nos­ed with Apra­xia of Speech. We pro­vided her with an AAC de­vice, and it is amaz­ing to see how her lan­guage skills have blossom­ed since then. She con­tinues to ex­pand her ex­pres­sive vo­cabu­lary, gain­ing new words and fluency each year.

June 15, 2019

Our new Resource Guides for victims of sexual abuse and parents of abuse victims are available now.

May 15, 2019

We received $10,000 in grants for bringing our abuse prevention and awareness program to five more Oregon counties.


Adler’s Voice pro­vides rele­vant train­ings to all in­di­vid­uals that use or sup­port a per­son who uses Aug­men­tati­ve and Al­ter­na­tive Com­mu­ni­ca­tion. Our on­line cours­es are avail­able for free to fa­mi­lies, care­giv­ers and pro­fes­sion­als work­ing in the field of AAC.