15/10/2021 / Latest News, Our Team

Welcome to John and Felix – our new team members

Since the first lockdown (which seems so long ago now) we have seen a steady increase in clients accessing our...
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Stuttering therapy from home
03/04/2020 / Information, Latest News, Our Team

Therapy for stuttering still available during the COVID-19 lockdown

Therapy for people who stutter is still available during the COVID-19 lockdown, heres how it works
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avoidance reduction therapy for stuttering
10/03/2020 / Information, Latest News

Avoidance Reduction Therapy and its uses for people who stutter

Have you heard about Avoidance Reduction Therapy? In this blog, Beth Laurenson, one of our Speech Language Therapists, explains this...
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Speech Language Therapy
17/02/2020 / Latest News, Our Team

Welcoming Nikki – our Grants Coordinator

This formal introduction is well overdue, as Nikki joined us in April of 2019! It has been wonderful having her...
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16/12/2019 / Latest News, Our Team

2019 in Review

This year has been one of new developments and change here at the Stuttering Treatment and Research Trust (START). Alongside...
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29/10/2019 / Latest News, Stories

Felix celebrates International Stuttering Awareness Day by educating his colleagues

Last Tuesday was International Stuttering Awareness Day and one of our clients, Felix, decided to send an email out to...
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16/10/2019 / Latest News, Our Team

Welcome Brittney – the latest addition to our Speech Language Therapist team!

Brittney is a born and bred Invercargill girl who studied Speech and Language Pathology at the University of Canterbury, graduating...
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24/09/2019 / Latest News, Stories

Speaking on the international stage as a person who stutters

Phyllis shares her experience speaking at International Stuttering Association's World Congress 2019 In July 2019, Phyllis Edwards travelled to Iceland...
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18/06/2019 / Latest News, Stories

Ricoh – Helping kids achieve their best START

Last year, our organisation sent out an appeal to raise $7,200 to help 10 Kiwi kids access treatment for stuttering. Mike Pollock, CEO of Ricoh, and former START Board Member reached out to us and generously offered to contribute 50% towards our goal. This was a considerable contribution of which we are very grateful, and even more so that Ricoh then shared this story of the work we do in their internal newsletter.
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is there a cure for stuttering
15/06/2019 / Information, Latest News

What is a stutter? Common myths and misunderstandings.

Although nearly everyone knows the word, unless you are a person who stutters, there can be a number of myths and misconceptions surrounding what a stutter really is.
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