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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25/02/2019 / Information, Latest News

Why don’t I stutter when I speak with an accent?

Why speaking differently can make your stutter disappear - If you are a person who stutters, you may or may not have noticed that when you put on an accent, or deliberately speak differently to how you might usually speak, that your stutter is less evident, or has even disappeared completely!
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28/01/2019 / Latest News

2018 in Review for The Stuttering Treatment and Research Trust

2018 was a momentous year for us at START - perhaps not so visible for an outsider, but behind the...
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01/12/2018 / Information, Latest News

Is stuttering genetic?

Is stuttering genetic? This is a question that is asked fairly regularly, however it doesn't have a yes or no answer.
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28/10/2018 / Latest News

International Stuttering Awareness Day – What I Wish People Knew About Stuttering

This years theme for International Stuttering Awareness Day is 'Speak Your Mind'. We spent time during our Teen Fluency Course follow up day brainstorming with the teens and student helpers what we wish people knew about stuttering.
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05/10/2018 / Information, Latest News

Is there a cure for stuttering?

Is there a cure for stuttering? A complex question with a complex answer - we delve into this in our latest blog.
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18/09/2018 / Latest News, Stories

The Stuttering Treatment and Research Trust on The Project NZ

Thank you to the wonderful team at The Project, as well as Ethan Findlow who features in the video below...
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17/09/2018 / Latest News, Our Team

Introducing our newly reinvigorated board

It’s been an exciting year so far for START, and we’ve been hard at work behind the scenes on some really exciting stuff (as well as some less exciting but no-less important tasks such as updating our health and safety policies)!
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20/08/2018 / Information, Latest News

5 ways to help someone who stutters

If you’re someone who doesn’t stutter, you might have a number of questions about what to do when talking to someone who does, and how you can best help them. If you’re worried you might offend them, or you’re unsure of the best way to phrase a question, then read on.
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