ISA is pleased to announce a running order for Conference Day 2013. Our day ‘caint gan eagla’ meaning ‘talk without fear’. is a reminder that no one needs to fear speaking – including those who stammer.
Venue: Hilton Kilmainham Hotel, Dublin (see map)
Date: Saturday 27th April 2013
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: FREE to ISA members
(€20 to join ISA for the year)
The day is for everyone connected by stammering including adults who stammer, young people who stammer, and parents of those who stammer. Here’s the lineup…
10:00 ISA Chairperson’s address: Veronica Lynch
10:30 A family perspective on stammering: Maria Crotty
10:45 The changing stammering iceberg: Bevin Murphy
10:50 Icebreaker (Icemelter?!) session: How has your stammering changed?
11:10 World Congress for people who stutter – beyond Ireland: Michael O’Shea
11:30 Tea and Coffee
11:50 Reflections on ISA’s MBTI workshop: Aidan Duffy and Mark Noonan
12:10 Michael Palin Centre – Therapy for children who stammer:
Aisling Keogh, Speech and Language Therapist
12:25 Women’s phone group: Sarah McCormack
12:40 Diary of a stutterer: Simon Walsh
13:45 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 (John Delaney)
• Parents’ Support Network (Callum Wells and Aisling Keogh, SLTs)
15:15 Closing session
15:30 ISA Annual General Meeting
Here’s a downloadable running order…Irish Stammering Association – Conference Day 2013 running order
Hope to see you there!
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.