Ken St Louis (USA)

Ken is currently on the Advisory Board of the ISA and can be reached by email on

Ken St. Louis is a Professor of speech-language pathology at West Virginia University, in Morgantown, West Virginia, USA. He grew up with a stutter, but has mostly recovered. He teaches courses in fluency disorders, supervises individual speech therapy with people who stutter or clutter in the university speech clinic, leads a chapter of the National Stuttering Association, and supervises a weekly stuttering therapy group for adults. St. Louis is a member of ASHA, SID-4, ISA, IFA, NSA, and other professional organizations related to fluency disorders, including a new self-help organization for people who stutter in Turkey. St. Louis has coordinated an initiative to develop an instrument to measure public attitudes toward stuttering internationally. This research has resulted in collaborations with colleagues in numerous countries. Other areas of interest and research are cluttering and stories of stutterers. He has published and presented widely on numerous aspects of fluency disorders for more than 30 years. He authored “Living With Stuttering: Stories, Basics, Resources, and Hope” and co-authored a DVD from The Stuttering Foundation entitled, “Cluttering.”

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