RESTART-DCM Workshops for SLTs

START together with the University of Canterbury is excited to be hosting two in person RESTART-DCM workshops for SLTs in February 2024. The first is in Christchurch from Monday 12th to Wednesday 14th February 2024 and the second is in Auckland from Tuesday 20th to Thursday 22nd February 2024.

RESTART-DCM is a structured indirect approach to stuttering therapy for children aged 2 to 6 years and the workshop will be facilitated by Marie-Christine Franken from the Netherlands.

For more information click here to read the flyer, and to register please contact Janelle Irvine –

START coordinates monthly ‘Meet and Eat’ lunchtime advice and guidance sessions for speech language therapists working with people who stutter.

These are 60-90 minute sessions via Zoom. You will be allocated 15-20 minutes to discuss your case.  You can opt to just stay for your allocated time or for the whole session.

The dates for 2024 are:
Tue 20 February
Thu 21 March
Tue 30 April
Thu 23 May
Tue 18 June
Thu 25 July
Tue 20 August
Thu 19 September
Tue 22 October
Thu 21 November

Places are limited so please register your place by emailing or calling 09 579 6775.

If there is training or support you are looking for from us, please get in touch so we can see how we can help you.