Welcome to START.

The little not for profit achieving big things. Stuttering Treatment and Research Trust (START) is the only organisation in New Zealand that specialises in treating people who stutter. With many therapy options available, we have the advice and support that you need.

Get help now

Close

Find the stuttering treatment that works for you.

Our qualified team of specialist speech language therapists are all members of the New Zealand Speech Therapy Association (NZSTA), providing internationally accepted and effective therapy for clients.

Individual therapy

We know that sometimes it can be hard to get access to the right treatment that you need. That’s why we’re proud to offer appointments in Parnell and Albany, or even via video for those out of Auckland.

Groups & courses

Our specially developed courses combine intensive therapy with an opportunity to meet others who stutter, in a relaxed and supportive environment. We have group sessions for kids, teens and adults.

Mentoring

Would you prefer to work with someone who has faced the same struggles? START is proud to offer our world-first mentoring programme where we find a mentor who's right for you.

Find the stuttering treatment that works for you.

Our qualified team of specialist speech language therapists are all members of the New Zealand Speech Therapy Association (NZSTA), providing internationally accepted and effective therapy for clients.

Individual therapy

We know that sometimes it can be hard to get access to the right treatment that you need. That’s why we’re proud to offer appointments in Parnell and Albany, or even via video for those out of Auckland.

Groups & courses

Our specially developed courses combine intensive therapy with an opportunity to meet others who stutter, in a relaxed and supportive environment. We have group sessions for kids, teens and adults.

Mentoring

Would you prefer to work with someone who has faced the same struggles? START is proud to offer our world-first mentoring programme where we find a mentor who's right for you.

Recent Posts

Stay up to date with what’s going on at START, as well as the latest news, research, and updates right here.

Help us reach more people who stutter!

As a charity, we do all that we can to help every person who stutters – but we can’t do that without you!

Your donation ensures that we can reach as many people as possible who stutter, and help them. Our little charity does everything in its power to offer our services to everyone – no matter their financial position – and donations from people like you are vital to helping us do this.