Specialist information for Speech Language Therapists is available

Effective therapy is essential for people who stutter, and training and advice for Speech Language Therapists is just one of the ways we can ensure people who stutter have access to this.
Our team of speech language therapists are available to provide a variety of advice and support to those working in general practice. We host a number of training and professional development workshops for Speech Language Therapists throughout the year. We are also available to answer your questions regarding your clients.

Workshops for Speech Language Therapists

Working with School Age Children Who Stutter: Adding Tools to your Toolbox

The Lidcombe Program of Early Stuttering Intervention Workshop

Other Workshops & Courses for Speech Language Therapists

We also can tailor workshops and seminars for Speech Language Therapists.

Supervision for Speech Language Therapists

START’s specialist Speech Language Therapists are able to provide specialist supervision of stuttering therapy. If you are working with a client who stutters and would like to be supervised by one of our specialist trained SLTs, please email support@start.org.nz or call 09 579 6775.

From August 2023 we are offering ‘Meet and Eat with START SLTs’, advice and guidance sessions for speech language therapists working with people who stutter. These will be 1 hour sessions held monthly over lunch via Zoom. The dates for the rest of 2023 are 22 August, 19 September, 17 October, 21 November from 12 noon to 1 pm. Places are limited so please register your interest by emailing support@start.org.nz or calling 09 579 6775.

Stuttering Special Interest Group

START coordinates a Stuttering Special Interest Group which meets four times year. This group is open to Speech Language Therapists and Speech Language Therapy students studying in New Zealand. Meetings run for 1.5 hours in various locations throughout Auckland, as well as via video call. The SIG focuses on networking, case discussion and professional development. Please contact STARTs support email at support@start.org.nz