1998 Johannesburg, South Africa 5th World Congress for People Who Stutter First World Congress on stuttering in a developing country. A Delegate from the World Health Organization took part for two days. ISA decided vision: A world that understands stuttering. … Continue reading
1995 Linko ping, Sweden 4th World Congress for People Who Stutter The International Stuttering Association was founded on July 25. Three years of intensive preparation and discussion led to this historical step. Twenty-five national associations voted YES. … Continue reading
1992 San Francisco, USA 3rd World Congress for People Who Stutter The most important question: Do we need an international organization? A meeting of delegates of national organizations decided to answer this question over the next 3 years. … Continue reading
1990 Darmstadt, Germany The European League of Stuttering Association was founded. … Continue reading
1989 Cologne, Germany 2nd World Congress – Germany 1989 – 2nd World Congress, Cologne, Germany, 1989 Delegates of European associations prepared the founding of the European League of Stuttering Associations (ELSA) for 1990. … Continue reading
First international meeting on the European level.
Some time around 1970: Several self-help groups and national associations were founded.