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OAPWS Talks to First Year U of Ottawa Speech-Language Pathology Students

Posted on: June 14th, 2013 by Norm McEwen No Comments

I had the pleasure (and public speaking now is a pleasure, believe it or not) to be a part of the threesome from the OAPWS that spoke to the first-year speech-language pathology students at the University of Ottawa.

For the third year, Mrs. Lynn Metthe, who not only instructs and advises the first-year speech-language students, but also is an accomplished speech path that has put into practice what she teaches, had asked the OAPWS for some of our members to speak to her class.

We have found that speaking to her students benefits everyone. We benefit by having the opportunity to speak off-the-cuff to a group of strangers, and about a topic we care deeply about; namely stuttering. (more…)

2011 CANADIAN STUTTERING ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE: MAKING CONNECTIONS

Posted on: July 28th, 2011 by David Burton No Comments

The 10th Canadian Stuttering Association Conference will take place in Vancouver, B.C. on August 19th and 20th.

2011 will be a special year for the Canadian Stuttering Association as the year will mark the organization’s 20th Anniversary!

Like past conferences, the goals of the event are two-fold: first of all, to be a learning experience featuring workshops and seminars about stuttering. Secondly, the CSA conference offers a rare chance for people who stutter across Canada and beyond, of all ages and backgrounds, to meet and socialize. (more…)