The CSA Conference Speakers and Topics

1991 Banff 1993 Ottawa 1995 Toronto
Bob Kroll , Einer Boberg on Treatment Programs; Will Webster and Marie Poulous on the neuropsychology of stuttering; Deborah Kully on the treatment of stuttering in children; Jim Beaubien and Karen Ceasar on social skills and assertiveness; Allan Chapman on self-help groups; Peter Wyanton creating a national network. Jock Carlisle , author of Tangled Tongue ; Dr. Gerald F. Johnson , Stuttering Therapy, is it the Right Side of the Brain, or the Left Side of the Brain, or is it the Heart?; Dr. Ted Peters, Confessions of a Stuttering Speech Pathologist.
The first fully bilingual conference.
Aubrey Davis , Storytelling; Michael Niven ; Woody Starkweather , stuttering development in children; Janet Givens-Ackerman on Therapy as Conversation.
1997 Vancouver 1999 Montreal 2001 Calgary
Fred Gingell , Member of the Legislative Assembly; Philip Schneider , Speech Language Pathologist; Catherine Moroney and Jim Ramsay on issues for gay and lesbian stutterers; Carolina Ayala , a child stutterer's self esteem; Joel Runnels on creativity and the stutterer; Paul Young on dating and the stutterer. Tony Churchill , moving through stages of grief of stuttering; Julia Boberg , stuttering and the family; Richard Martineau on life before, during and after therapy. ABC, (L’association des bègues du Canada) is the francophone organization for stutterers in Canada.
Many Roads, One Journey
Jaan Pill, Fluency as a second language; David Shapiro , A tribute to people who stutter; Acting Workshop for Stutterers; Dr. Juniad Ashraf from Pakistan on causes of stuttering in children; Bob Kamerei on drug treatment for stutterers.
2003 Toronto 2005 Edmonton 2007 Toronto
Moving Forward with Confidence
Rubin “Hurricane” Carter , Going the Distance; Richard Inomata, Speaking with Confidence; Deborah Kully , Stuttering Treatment; Wendy Meyer on self esteem for teens who stutter; Beth McMillen , advocating for a child who stutters; Peter Dhu from the Speak Easy Association of Australia.
Many Voices, Many Stories
Dr. Walt Manning , Learning from our stories; Alvin Law , There’s no such word as can’t; Mary Wood on beyond the fear of rejection; Anthony Intas and Les Anderson on Camp BCAPS; Janet Gibson on SpeechEasy fluency device.
Voices Taking Flight
Jon Paskievich and his documentary film, Unspeakable; Shelli Teshima , When Ordinary is Extraordinary; Marilyn Langevin , Catching the Research Bug; Jaan Pill , Teachers and Students who Stutter; Bob Kroll, Seize the Opportunity: Let's Talk!


Register before July 15 for the Early Bird Special. If you are a member of CSA (Canadian Stuttering Association) or BCAPS (British Columbia Association of People who Stutter), you qualify for a further discount. Find out more here.



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