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ISA Business – Committees and Projects

The ISA Board of Directors and the ISA Advisory Board are discussing what work we can do for, or on behalf of you, our members, over the next three years. We are discussing a number of committees and projects within each committee. When we have worked out a few more details by the September e-newsflash, …

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Former Chair enjoying retirement

Michael Sugarman enjoying his retirement from the ISA Board on the Eiffel Tower in Paris!

Excerpts from the European Symposium on Fluency Disorders 2012

Excerpts from the recent European Symposium on Fluency Disorders can be accessed here: http://www.ecsf.eu/news-and-events/european-symposium-on-fluency-disorders-2012/program

2012 Having Our Voices Heard, African American Women Who Stutter Project

Having Our Voices Heard is a Conference For African-Americans Who Stutter and will be a ground breaking nationally focused event. The African-American Women Who Stutter Project was birthed in 2008 out of the Women’s Empowerment Support Group. Its focus  is centered on actions which will provide African-American women who stutter the opportunity to improve their …

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2012 IFA Congress of Fluency Disorders

Once every three years, the International Fluency Association (IFA) hosts a conference for clinicians and researchers which provides a forum for discussing the many issues concerning stuttering. The 2012 IFA World Congress will take place on 2-5 July in Tours, France and will provide an opportunity to find out the latest in current technologies, therapies …

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Ninth World Congress for people who stutter or stammer

By Mike Mabika (Nigerian Times) Ever had an encounter with people who stutter? Well, I stutter or stammer a lot and I would like to share with you some of my thoughts after I attended the ninth Congress of people who stutter or stammer last month in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I am also the founder …

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Benny Ravid resigns from ISA Board

Benny Ravid resigned his position on the ISA Board of Directors.  He resigned from all ISA activities.

Researchers Discover First Genes for Stuttering

The following paper is taken from NEJM (India) journal Findings suggest common speech problem, in some cases, may actually be an inherited metabolic disorder Stuttering may be the result of a glitch in the day-to-day process by which cellular components in key regions of the brain are broken down and recycled, says a study in …

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Benny Ravid Resigns as Chair

Benny Ravid resigned his position as Chair of the ISA Board of Directors.  He is now a valued member of the ISA Board of Directors. During this transition period, please be aware that the ISA Board of Directors is a working board on the behalf of people who stutter worldwide. Message from Michael Sugarman: “I …

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New early intervention campaign announced by BSA

British Stammering Association have announced a new Early Intervention campaign for pre-school age children. “Save 9 out of 10 children who stutter.” See more here.