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 the afternoon too.
Agenda for the Day:
10:00 ISA Chairperson’s address: Veronica Lynch
10:30 Men’s Phone Group
10:50 Icebreaker (Icemelter?!) session.
11:10 Tips for teachers and parents: Callum Wells
11:30 Tea and Coffee
11:50 Women’s Leadership Launch
12:10 International Communication Project 2014
13:15 Breakout sessions
• Support groups for adults (facilitated by ISA group leaders)
• ISAYiT! drama introduction for young people who stutter facilitated by Gaiety School of Acting
• Parents’ Support Network (Callum Wells and Aisling Keogh, SLTs)
14:45 Talk without fear: Pamela Mertz via Skype.
15:15 Closing session
15:30 ISA Annual General Meeting
Venue: Hilton Kilmainham Hotel, Inchicore Road, Dublin 8 (see map)
Date: Saturday 26th April 2014
Time: 9.30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: FREE to ISA members (€20 to join ISA for the year)
Car parking: Car parking is available at the Hilton Kilmainaham. The first 1.5hr
is complimentary and €3 per hour thereafter or €7 per day; delegates
will pay their own accounts
Looking forward to seeing you there!
For more details drop us a line: firstname.lastname@example.org
People who stammer are individuals. We all have our own thoughts about stammering, and we have all had our own unique experiences of being a person who stammers.