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Caint Gan Eagla – Conference Day 2014 – Talk Without Fear

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in ISA Day | 0 comments

ISA is pleased to announce details of Conference Day 2014 for everyone connected by stammering including adults who stammer, young people who stammer, and parents of those who stammer. Our day ‘caint gan eagla’ meaning ‘talk without fear’. is a reminder that no one needs to fear speaking – including those who stammer. You’ll have the opportunity to listen to some great speakers and to meet other people who stammer. There will be facilitated sessions for adults who stammer, young people, and a group for parents too. ISA AGM will take place in...

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The Hospital Saturday Fund makes donation to Irish Stammering Association

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Funding | 0 comments

At a special reception held by The Hospital Saturday Fund at the Mansion House in Dublin on the 20th February 2014, ISA received €3,000 to support adults who stammer improve their communication skills. In total 30 charities and organisations received donations totaling €100,000 at the event which was hosted by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Oisín Quinn, Vice-President of The Hospital Saturday Fund. The Lord Mayor, speaking at the reception acknowledged the extraordinary work of all the charities receiving funds from Hospital Saturday Fund. Paul...

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Survey for Adults who Stammer

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014 in Research | 0 comments

Irish Stammering Association are helping researchers at University of East Anglia, UK,  to run a questionnaire  participation in research by adults who stammer… “We are interested in the reasons why people agree or decline to take part in research studies about stammering. If you are an adult who stammers (18 years or older), we would be grateful if you would answer the questions in this short survey. All of your answers will be treated confidentially and will be pooled with answers from other people for analysis. The results of...

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January Dates for Self Help Groups

Posted by on Jan 1, 2014 in Self Help Groups | 0 comments

The Kerry Self Help Group will not meet in January. Waterford have put their meeting back by a week to Thursday the 8th of January. Dublin and Galway will go ahead as normal on the first Tuesday of January – 7th January.

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A Christmas Message from ISA

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Nollaig Shona The ISA committee and staff would like to take this opportunity to wish all you all a happy Christmas and the very best for the year ahead. We look forward to meeting up with you in 2014 and working together for the benefit of people in Ireland who stammer As it is a new year soon, the regular self help group dates may suffer some disruption in January. Please check the website regularly for the latest information on your local self help group

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ISA ‘Walk & Talk’

Posted by on Nov 1, 2013 in Events | 0 comments

Join us for a Dublin city Walk & Talk on Sunday 10th November 2013. Meet at the front gate at Trinity College at 12.45pm. The walk takes about 2 hours and our guide for the day will be Joe Cully an experienced guide and archaeologist. Our Walk and Talk event is a social gathering which provides an opportunity for those who stammer their family and friends or those with an interest in stammering to Walk and Talk with others in a welcoming environment while enjoying the outdoors. Please note under 16′s should be accompanied a...

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National Stammering Awareness Day 2013

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in National Stammering Awareness Day | 0 comments

National Stammering Awareness Day 2013 The seventh National Stammering Awareness Day took place on Saturday 19th October with attendees from all over Ireland meeting in the Hilton Kilmainham Hotel in Dublin. The theme of “People Who Stutter Supporting Each Other” carried throughout the day with inspirational speakers of all ages.  A message that stuttering can be a positive part of who you are was evident.  Links to some of the presentations will shortly be available on www.nsad.ie Irish Stammering Association facilitated a number of breakout...

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ISA on the road – Portlaoise and Letterkenny

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in Parents, Self Help Groups, Young ISA | 0 comments

ISA on the road – Portlaoise and Letterkenny  ISA will be running two open day events during the month of November.  We’ll be visiting Portlaoise on Saturday November 16th, and we’ll be in Letterkenny on Saturday November 23rd.  The days will feature talks from people who stutter, speech and language therapists as well as offering a chance for adults who stutter to take part in one of our support groups.  For families, we’ll be running a youngISA event on the day while parents can take part in our Parents’ Support Network. The venue for the...

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youngISA online support group

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in Young ISA | 0 comments

youngISA online support group Following the success of ISA’s drama group ISAYiT! and our youngISA social events, we’ll be running a monthly online support group for young people who stutter.  Anyone who is aged 12 – 18 can take part in the groups for free.  The groups are designed to offer young people who stutter from all over Ireland the opportunity to talk with others and share experiences.  The groups will be facilitated by speech and language therapists and, while having a structure and format, will be flexible and hopefully… fun!...

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National Stammering Awareness Day 2013

Posted by on Oct 3, 2013 in Events, National Stammering Awareness Day | 0 comments

National Stammering Awareness Day (NSAD) will take place in the Hilton Kilmainham Hotel on Saturday 19th October this year. The 2013 National Stammering Awareness Day will be in its 7th year and once again it is being kindly sponsored by ‘Speak Soon Communications’. “People Who Stutter Supporting Each Other” is this year’s theme. This is a great opportunity for all who are interested in stammering to attend (family & friends are very welcome) and get involved. There will be a range of speakers throughout the day including...

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