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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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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26/05/2019 / Latest News

University and START combine to create an oral history of START

Last year the Board and Executive Director decided to explore the possibility of creating a history of the Stuttering Treatment...
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21/05/2019 / Latest News, Our Team

Flowers mark Janelle Irvine’s ten years of service to people who stutter

In April Janelle Irvine completed ten years of service to the stuttering community through her work at START.  Janelle commenced...
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07/04/2019 / Latest News

A big thank you to all our supporters

Here at START we are so grateful for the support we receive from you all. Every blog you read, Facebook...
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12/03/2019 / Latest News, Our Team

Introducing our newest Speech Language Therapist

We would like to welcome our new Speech Language Therapist (SLT) - Beth Laurenson - to the team at START....
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