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Latest News and Articles

CSA Mini-Conference October 25: an informative event for people who stutter

Toward Fluency, Acceptance and Understanding

The latest research, therapies and support for the 1 in 100 Canadians who stutter

The Canadian Stuttering Association, in conjunction with the Speech and Stuttering Institute and the University of Toronto, presents a thought provoking and informative event for stutterers and their supporters. Researchers will discuss up-to-date scientific studies. People who stutter will share their stories and show some of the options available for day to day management of stuttering. This event will take place October 25 the same week as Stuttering Awareness Day. Check out the Website!

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Friends of ISTAR (the Institute of Stuttering Treatment and Research) sponsor event


A small group of volunteers wants to unleash a hailstorm of orange hockey pucks at Rexall Place in Edmonton — all in the name of advancing stuttering treatment and research at the University of Alberta.

The fledgling volunteer group, working under the name Friends of ISTAR, is partnering with the Edmonton Oil Kings and the Sherwood Park Elks to hold Chuck-a-Puck at the Oil Kings game on Oct. 15. Proceeds from Chuck-a-Puck—which sees fans hurl foam pucks on the ice during intermission—will go toward the U of A’s Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research (ISTAR).

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Walkathon 2014 a Success

The annual Walkathon to raise money for the Speech and Stuttering Institute and raise awareness of stuttering in the general public was a success once again Sept 22. Although the rain threatened to dampen the event early in the morning, the sun came out just before the walk began giving the walkers a beautiful day to walk and then enjoy a barbecue. Entertainment followed as well with musical acts and some improv comedy with Brian Woo and his fellow improv actors. It was a beautiful day, and money was raised to help people who stutter get therapy.

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CSA looking for e-Newsletter designer


As part of our redevelopment including a new revitalized web presence, the Canadian Stuttering Association is seeking a e-Newsletter designer/administrator. Are you familiar with Mail Chimp or any popular mass e-mail program? Does stuttering affect your life, or the life of someone you know? Are you looking for a way to contribute to a good cause? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. The CSA is an entirely volunteer organization, so payment is in the form of good karma.

Ontario summer camp for kids who stutter: parent's info session

Meet the Laughter’s Voice team! Find out what our dream is for children who stutter. Learn about Camp Mansfield and what kids can expect. Ask questions and meet other parents whose kids stutter!

Saturday, March 15th, 2014.

11am-12pm, Richmond Hill Central Library, Room A, 1 Atkinson St, Richmond Hill, Ontario

Sunday, March 16th, 2014.

3-4pm, Eatonville Library, 430 Burnhamthorpe Rd., Toronto (Etobicoke), Ontario


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National Stuttering Association Conference 2014


The National Stuttering Association annual conference will be in Washington, DC this year!

Come to America’s beautiful and historic capital city, Washington, DC for the 31st Annual Conference to be held July 2-6, 2014!  It will take place at the  Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown HotelBook your hotel reservations as soon as possible because this property WILL sell out quickly. Once again, the NSA will be able to offer you a generously discounted rates at both the hotel and on SuperShuttle Airport Transportation.

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