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50 Million Voices - Practice Interview Event For People Who Stutter

50 Million Voices is an ambitious global initiative seeking to transform the world of work for people who #stutter - and for employers and society.

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My Stutter and I

'My Stutter and I' is a new blog with daily anecdotes about a woman who stutters

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ISA Annual General Meeting - Virtual Event 7pm, Tuesday 7th September 2021

ISA's 2021 Annual General Meeting (followed by our Dublin Online Support Group for adults who stammer).

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ISA Financial Statements 2020

Read Irish Stammering Association's financial statements for 2020.

The Discovery of Little Tom

An excerpt from the book 'Proper Stuttering 2.0' by Tom Waschat

Summer Walk & Talk - Dalkey / Killiney Hill Loop

Our next Walk & Talk will take place on Sunday July 25th 2021 at 12pm. ‍In accordance with government guidance on outdoor gatherings, a maximum of 15 people will be able to attend.

Spring Walk & Talk - Howth, Dublin

Our next Walk & Talk will take place on 30th May 2021 at 12pm. In accordance with government guidance on outdoor gatherings, a maximum of...

Special Edition Newsletter for Young People who Stammer

The Irish Stammering Association is creating a Special Edition Newsletter for young people who stammer. If you know of, or have a student...

Living with a stammer

by Deacy “The past is another country, they do things differently there.” Some of you may not remember a time in Ireland when only a...

What is Stammering?

ISAYiT! (Irish Stammering Association Youth International Theatre) present a video explaining what stammering is like and how it makes...

RTÉ News 2 Day

Conor and Áine talk about their experience of ISAYiT! The Irish Stammering Association Youth International Theatre. Click here to watch...

Spirit Radio Morning Show

On Wednesday Wendy Grace of Spirit radio interviewed Irish Stammering Association's Dr. Jonathon Linklater about stammering. Listen to...

Stammering: It's Just a Different Way of Talking

Read an Irish Times article about how stammering is perceived, with contributions from people who stammer, speech and language therapists...

A conversation about Stammering / Stuttering and Joe Biden - Newstalk FM

Dr. Jonathon Linklater was recently invited on The Hard Shoulder, Newstalk FM to discuss stammering / stuttering with Kieran Cuddihy.

Stuttering Organisations Unite to Congratulate Joe Biden

Dr. Jonathon Linklater was recently invited on The Hard Shoulder, Newstalk FM to discuss stammering / stuttering with Kieran Cuddihy....

Accessing Higher Education- Supports for someone who stammers

Did you know that the Disability Support Service in Higher and Further Education can support someone who stammers? Being a person who...

CAO / DARE Applications 2021

Are you planning to apply to the CAO? Do you stammer? Then you may be eligible for DARE. What is DARE? DARE is the Disability Access...

Icebergs and ice cubes – the value of discussing stuttering with children and teenagers

By Dr. Jonathon Linklater, Veronica Lynch, Bevin Murphy This article is approximately a 7 minute read This paper and accompanying video...

Frequently Asked Questions - from Parents

My name is Bevin Murphy and I’m 22 years old. I am currently in my final year of college. I’m in IADT (Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art,...

Juggling College and a Job

This article is a long read, an in -depth article or profile that typically takes longer than 15 minutes to read through. The following...

A Change in Perspective

This article is approximately a 10 minute read. Nora is an ISA Board member. Having studied History and Politics at UCD, Nora completed a...

Being a Parent of a Child who Stutters

by Veronica Lynch This article is a long read, an in -depth article or profile that typically takes longer than 15 minutes to read...

ISA - End of Year Update

Dear friends of Irish Stammering Association, We hope you are keeping well and able to look forward to a break over Christmas. While 2020...

Support for 3rd Level Applicants

Did you know that the Disability Support Service in Higher and Further Education can support someone who stammers? Being a person who...

Walk & Talk - Phoenix Park, Dublin (NSAD 2020)

To celebrate International Stuttering Awareness Day, ISA are holding a weeklong series of events (from October 15th - 22nd) including our...

International Stuttering Awareness Day 2020 moves online

Irish Stammering Association is curating a week of online events to celebrate International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD, 22nd...

ISA Annual General Meeting - Virtual Event, 7pm, Tuesday 20th October 2020

ISA Board would like to invite you to attend our 2020 Annual General Meeting virtually. The evening will begin with a short presentation...

Upcoming Walk & Talk

September 20th - Royal Canal Dublin Time & Location 20 Sep, 12:00pm Connolly Station (meeting point), 1 Amiens St, Dublin Docklands,...

Challenges of moving online for someone who stammers

We are all fully aware of recent changes to our society and human interactions due to Covid-19. We have all been requested to move our...

Job Searching in Unprecedented Times

If you have found yourself in the challenging position of looking for work in the midst of the pandemic, here are some tips and suggestions.

HSE Galway - working with Children who Stammer

Patricia Collins, Senior Speech and Language Therapist at HSE Galway, along with her team, held an event for children who stammer in...

DannyBoy - Film Review

Film name: DannyBoy Director: Ferdia McAnna (aka Rocky De Valera) Release date: 01st May 2020 (on facebook) Review by: Caroline, Derek...

Public Speaking Workshop

ISA will hold a public speaking workshop via Zoom on Saturday 3rd October 11am - 2pm. This workshop is free to attend for ISA members and...

Public Speaking - A Personal Experience

by Deirdre McCabe It is about 10 years ago that I first joined the public speaking club Toastmasters. At the time I couldn’t believe that...

Support For Parents of Children Who Stammer

Our Parents' Online Support Group allows the parents of children who stammer to share information and experiences related to their...

Support Group - Adults Who Stammer

Irish Stammering Association's Online Support Group will take place on Tuesday 19th January from 7-8 pm. You must be at least 18 years...

Support Group - Adults Who Stammer

Irish Stammering Association's online support group will take place on Tuesday 21st July from 7-8 pm. You must be at least 18 years old...

Support For Women Who Stammer

The next Women’s Phone Group call will take place on Thursday 9th July from 8.00pm – 9.00pm. The Women’s phone group is a support group...

ISA Annual Report 2019

Read about ISA's progress last year in supporting people who stammer. In 2019 our online and media presence grew considerably, increasing...

Join our Online support group

Irish Stammering Association's online support group will take place on Tuesday 7th July from 7-8 pm. Participate from a landline, mobile...

Stutterer Speaks

Jake S. Sheehy is a student and person who stammers. He is using podcasting as an unconventional way to help with his stammer.

Online Support Group

Irish Stammering Association's online support group will take place on Tuesday 16th June from 7-8 pm. Participate from a landline, mobile...

Best wishes to a great friend and colleague

This article is part of our Newsletter 2020 series. Make sure to check out the other articles to keep up to date with Irish Stammering...

ISA Virtual Walk & Talk

Location: Venice, Italy Meeting point: Online, 7pm on Thursday June 18th 2020 Length of Virtual Walk: A leisurely 1 hour. What is the...

Summer Newsletter 2020

This article is part of our Newsletter series. Make sure to check out the other articles to keep up to date with the ISA news and events.

ISAYiT! Drama Workshop - 10 Year Celebration

This article is part of our Newsletter 2020 series. Make sure to check out the other articles to keep up to date with Irish Stammering...

Next Online Support Group – Tuesday 5th May

Thank you to everyone who has participated in our online support groups so far – we’ve had people join from all over the country! Our...

Working from home workshop – 29th April 2020

On Wednesday 29th April at 12.30pm the ISA Employment Support Clinic will hold a remote workshop on working from home. Among the topics...

Next Online Support Group – Tuesday 21st April

Thank you to everyone who has participated in our online support groups so far! Our next group will take place on Tuesday April 21st from...

Working from home?

On Saturday 4th April at 12.30pm the ISA Employment Support Clinic will hold a remote workshop on working from home. Among the topics...

Women’s Phone Support Group – March 24th 2020

The Irish Stammering Association invites you to participate in the Women’s Phone Group on Tuesday March 24th from 8.00pm – 9.00pm. The...

All ISA events have moved online

Further to government guidance surrounding coronavirus, COVID – 19, ISA will be holding all scheduled workshops and events online....

Public Speaking Workshop – 28th March

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Find the fun in public speaking! If you’ve always found public speaking more fearful than fun, this...

Employment Support Clinics

The Irish Stammering Association is pleased to announce the commencement of our monthly Employment Support Clinics. Employment Support...

ISA Walk & Talk: February 9th 2020

Location: Chapelizod Liffey Walk, Dublin. Meeting Point: 12pm, February 9th 2020, outside the main entrance to Heuston Station, Dublin....

CAO / DARE applications 2020

Are you planning to apply to the CAO? Do you stammer? Then you may be eligible for DARE. What’s DARE? 27 colleges, universities and...

Women’s Phone Support Group 2020!

The Irish Stammering Association invites you to the first Women’s Phone Group call of 2020 which will be held on Wednesday 29th January...

Christmas Social 2019

Come for a Christmas drink and a catch up with the Irish stammering Association. Learn more about the ISA, meet other people who stammer,...

The Next Women’s Phone Group – Monday 25th November

The Irish Stammering Association invites you to the next Women’s Phone Group, which will be held on Monday 25th November 2019. The...

ISA Walk and Talk: November 3rd 2019

Location: Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin Meeting Point: 2.40pm, Sunday November 3rd at the entrance to Kilmainham Courthouse, Dublin 8 Length of...

NSAD 2019

Growth through Speaking The 13th National Stammering Awareness Day will take place on Saturday October 19th in the Hilton Kilmainham...

Employment opportunity with the ISA

Irish Stammering Association – Employment Support Officer (part time) Job Description You will be joining the staff team of the Irish...

ISA Walk and Talk : July 28th 2019

Location: Portmarnock Coastal Path, Co. Dublin Meeting Point: 12pm on Sunday July 28th at Portmarnock DART station, Portmarnock, Co....

Employment Support Workshops for people who stutter

ISA are running a series of pilot workshops to support people who stutter to get into employment. We’re delighted to be working with...

AGM and Open Day 2019

Irish Stammering Association is hosting an Open Day on Saturday 29th June 2019 in Clayton Whites Hotel, Abbey Street, Wexford. ISA’s...

ISA accounts 2018

Here are the 2018 accounts for the ISA as approved by the Board. There will be a resolution at the AGM to have them approved by the...

Women’s Phone Group 2019

The Irish Stammering Association invites you to the Women’s Phone Group, which has been relaunched in 2019. The Women’s phone group is a...

Women’s Mini Marathon

Bevin Murphy and Veronica Lynch will be completing the Women’s Mini Marathon on the 2nd of June 2019 and are doing it in aid of the Irish...

ISA Walk and Talk : June 2019

Location: North Bull Island, Dublin. Meeting Point: 12 pm, June 9th, at the Peace Tree on Clontarf Road Length of Walk: A leisurely 2-2½...

February Walk & Talk

Location: Dun Laoghaire, Dublin. Meeting Point: 12 pm, February 24th, outside the main entrance to Dun Laoghaire DART station. Length of...

CAO / DARE applications 2019

Are you planning to apply to the CAO? Do you stammer? Then you may be eligible for DARE. What’s DARE? 24 colleges, universities and...

Christmas Social – Thursday 6th December

Call in for a Christmas drink with the Irish stammering community. Catch up with people you’ve met at the Dublin support group or at an...

November 11th – Walk & Talk

ISA is hosting its November Walk and Talk on Sunday 11th November in the beautiful surroundings of the National Botanic Gardens, Dublin...

Dublin conference exploring cultural and clinical practice in dysfluency

Metaphoric Stammers and Embodied Speakers: Expanding the Borders of Dysfluency Studies (Humanities Institute, University College Dublin,...

ISAYiT! featured in Irish Times

ISAYiT! – Irish Stammering Association’s summer camp – was featured in the Irish Times recently. The article features interviews with...

National Stammering Awareness Day 2018

The 12th National Stammering Awareness Day will take place on Saturday October 20th in the Hilton Kilmainham Hotel, Dublin 8 from 10 a.m....

July Walk & Talk – July 29th

ISA is hosting its July Walk and Talk on Sunday 29th July along the Cliff Head, Bray in Co. Wicklow. We’d be delighted if you would join...

ISAYiT! Summer Camp – July 2018

Irish Stammering Association will be hosting its ISAYiT! Summer Camp for young people from 9 -13th July in Dublin. The camp offers young...

May Walk and Talk

ISA is hosting its May Walk and Talk on Sunday 27th May along the Grand Canal in Co. Kildare. We’d be delighted if you would join us for...

Waterford Open Day and AGM

Irish Stammering Association is hosting an Open Day on Saturday 12th May 2018 in Treacys Hotel, Merchants Quay, Waterford. ISA’s Annual...

Parents’ Support Meeting – February

ISA will be hosting a parent get together on Sun 11th Feb from 11am to 1pm in Dublin City Centre. You can meet and chat with other...

Spring Walk and Talk – Sunday 18th February

ISA is hosting its Spring Walk and Talk on Sunday 18th February in the Phoenix Park. We’d be delighted if you would join us for a stroll...

Women’s Phone Group

The Telephone Group for Women Who Stammer is free to join from a mobile or landline, lasts around an hour and is very informal, you can...

ISA Christmas Social

ISA Christmas social takes place on Thursday 7th December in Dublin. Call in for a Christmas drink with the Irish stammering community....

Autumn Walk and Talk

ISA is hosting its Autumn Walk and Talk on Sunday 5th November in North County Dublin. We’d be delighted if you would join us for a...

National Stammering Awareness Day – Schedule

The 11th National Stammering Awareness Day will take place on Saturday October 21st in the Hilton Kilmainham Hotel, Dublin from 10 a.m....

National Stammering Awareness Day 2017

The 11th National Stammering Awareness Day will take place on Saturday October 21st in the Hilton Kilmainham Hotel, Dublin from 10 a.m....

An Evening with Dr David Shapiro

David is the Robert Lee Madison Distinguished Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Carolina University (North...

Summer Walk and Talk

ISA is hosting its Summer Walk and Talk on Sunday 23rd July in South County Dublin. We’d be delighted if you would join us for a stroll...

Summer drama camps for young people who stammer

Irish Stammering Association will be hosting its ISAYiT! Summer Camp for young people from 10th to 14th July in Dublin. The camp offers a...

A night of stuttering stand up comedy

Irish Stammering Association presents a night of stand up comedy featuring three acts who – as well as being funny – also stutter. Conor...

ISA Accounts 2016

Here are the 2016 accounts for the ISA as approved by the Board. There will be a resolution at the AGM to have them approved by the...

Galway Open Day – May 2017

Irish Stammering Association is hosting an Open Day in Galway on 20th May 2017 in the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway City. ISA’s...

New Chairperson of ISA – David Heney

My name is David Heney and I have took over as chairperson of the Irish Stammering Association (ISA) at our Board meeting on the 5th...

Parents’ Support Network : March meeting

Irish Stammering Association Parents’ Support Network will meet in Dublin on Sunday March 12th at 11.15 a.m. The parent group offers a...

ISAYiT! workshops for young people who stutter

Irish Stammering Association and Gaiety School or Acting are running three workshops for young people who stutter. Charlie Hughes will be...

The 10th National Stammering Awareness Day

Stuttering Pride – Respect, Dignity, Recognition The 10th National Stammering Awareness Day takes place on October 22nd 2016 in the...

Extraordinary General Meeting – 22nd October 2016

In line with the requirements of the Companies Act 2014, the Irish Stammering Association proposes to replace their existing Memorandum...

ISAYiT! summer camp 2016

ISAYiT! summer camp takes place from 18th to 22nd July from 10am to 2pm each day and will be held in Temple Bar. There will be games,...

Presentation Skills course June 2016

ISA is running another Presentation Skills course for adults who stutter. It will be delivered by Donal Courtney from Gaiety School of...

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