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Stuttering Conference

The Fifteenth International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference


Register for the Conference(s) - current conferences and if you wish, you can additionally register for conferences offered from 2008-2011, archived.

International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD) which began in 1998 occured on October 22nd and is designed to raise awareness about the challenges that people who stutter experience. ISAD is a joint, world-wide endeavor by persons who stutter and their families, students, and professionals (educators, researchers, and clinicians) interested in stuttering. ISAD is recognized by major international stuttering organizations including the International Stuttering Association; the International Fluency Association; and the European League of Stuttering Associations and the ASHA's Specialty Board for Fluency Disorders.

This year’s ISAD events include the fifteenth annual online conference, A Voice and Something to Say hosted by Judith Kuster, emeritus professor, Minnesota State University, Mankato. This and other previous conferences are linked to The Stuttering Home Page and are available each semester 2012-2013 for credit or for CEU's.


Date: Course is available "live" from October 1-22, 2012, and is archived and available for registration for CEUs throughout the academic year. Professionals seeking continuing education hours: Fall coursework is due by December 3rd, 2012. Spring Coursework is due by May 2nd, 2013. Summer coursework is due July 22nd, 2013.


Time: Online 24/7/365. 

LocationCompletely Online Conference

Cost: $150 for each conference for, for anyone seeking continuing education clock hours. 
           Also available for University undergraduate or graduate credit.
           Freely available for anyone wishing to participate and learn more.  

Continuing Education: 15 clock hours  

Objectives: Participants will be able to:

1. use ideas and materials presented with clients who stutter.
2. interact with consumers (people who stutter) and professionals in the  area of stuttering from around the world through threaded discussions while the conference is "live" from October 1-22, 2012. When the conference is not "live" you will not be able to read discussion about the conference.
3. explain the role of self-help in the stuttering community.
4. locate additional information about stuttering on the Internet.

Audience: Persons who stutter and their families, students, professionals, educators, researchers, clinicians, and anyone interested in stuttering.


  • Judith Kuster, M.S. in speech-language pathology and M.S. in counseling, is an ASHA Fellow and emeritus professor of Communication Disorders at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She is the webmaster for the Stuttering Home Page as well as the coordinator of this online conference. She is the recipient of the ASHF DiCarlo Award for Outstanding Clinical Achievement, the 2003 Distinguished Contributor Award from the International Fluency Association. a 2007 Outstanding Contribution Award from the International Stuttering Association, the 2008 ASHA Distinguished Contributor Award, and in 2009 named to the National Stuttering Association's Hall of Fame. Individual Presenters’ names and bios are available at the beginning of each conference paper when the conference opens October 1.

Registration information: 
Registration taken on a first come first serve basis.
No refunds 48 hours prior to workshop date. 
You will receive a confirmation e-mail following your registration

Continuing and Professional Education
MN State, Mankato
116 Alumni Foundation Center
Mankato, MN 56001


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