New Disability Guide for Canadians

laptopDisability Credit Canada has recently published a new, comprehensive guide about the Disability Tax Credit, the Child tax credit and the CPP that can take a lot of the anxiety and uncertainty from the process and help disabled Canadians receive a tax refund.

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New interview with Kim Block

Kim Block has been interviewed by the Canadian School Libraries Journal website. Kim is a CSA member and was the keynote speaker for the CSA conference last year. She has been involved for many years in advocating for people who stutter, including being president of the British Columbia Association for People who Stutter and frequently speaking at schools to help educate children about stuttering. She has launched a series of children's books featuring a superhero character who stutters. Check out the  interview!

Registration is open for October 20 conference


You can register for our conference using the secure and reliable Eventbrite site here. This conference, entitled Voices Rising: a Day to Talk about Stuttering, will feature the same high calibre content that has been offered at the previous Toronto conferences. 2018 is the fifth anniversary of the "reboot" of the CSA event, and the twenty-eighth year continuing the tradition of CSA conferences. More information is available here.

Submit a workshop proposal for our fall conference

confDo you have an idea for a workshop to present at our conference on October 20? Popular topics are coping techniques, the effect of stuttering on work and personal relationships, the effect on the family, approaches to stuttering therapy and research. Some workshops introduce fun, interactive games and others may feature serious discussion of family interactions and emotional issues. The deadline is June 15. To find out more, visit our conference site.

Summer program in Ottawa for youth who stutter

youthThere is a week-long day camp for teens who stutter being offered in Ottawa this summer through University of Ottawa Health Services. This program is designed to give teenagers who stutter a safe and supportive place in which to “let stuttering out.” By studying their own pattern of stuttering, they are guided in making decisions about how to manage their speech. The dates are July 09-13, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily. Find out more here.

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