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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is stuttering genetic
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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is there a cure for stuttering
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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Stuttering help nz
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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stutter or stammer
15/07/2018 / Information, Latest News

Stuttering vs stammering – what’s the difference?

Is it stutter? or is it stammer? We're here to put the stutter vs. stammer debate to rest once and for all.
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help charity
10/06/2018 / Information, Latest News

5 ways you can help our charity that aren’t just donating money

As a charity, a lot of what makes our world go around is the support we receive from the community - but there’s a misconception that to help a charity you need to donate money. We’re here to dispel the rumours, and show you 5 ways you can support us without donating money!
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