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Amplify Raleigh 1-Day Conference

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT


Amplify Raleigh 1-Day Conference

Individual – $22  ||  Entire Family – $22

Mark your calendar and plan to join us for a day of workshops and activities for kids (age 7+), ‘tweens, teens, and adults who stutter and their families and friends! Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and learn from others who stutter, as well as respected professionals in the field, in a safe and supportive environment.

Scholarships available, please contact info@westutter.org for more information.

Workshop Presenters

Shelby Potts, M.S. CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist and a person who stutters.
Shelby works in private practice in Raleigh, North Carolina. She focuses on evaluating and
treating children and adults who stutter. Shelby is a current candidate for board specialty
certification with the American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders.

Rita Thurman has worked in the schools and in clinical settings in Utah, Idaho, Illinois, Montana, Virginia, and North Carolina since 1977.   Her private practice in Raleigh, North Carolina and Bozeman, Montana focuses on the evaluation and treatment of children, teens and adults who stutter.

She was awarded the Clinical Achievement Award by the NC Speech Language Hearing Association in 2012 and the Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year by the National Stuttering Association in 2015, both for her contributions to diagnosis and treatment for people who stutter.

She is an NSA Adult and TWST Chapter leader and sponsors an annual Friend’s Workshop in NC.  She is the Vice Chair of the Executive Board of the American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders.

Simran Singh grew up in India and completed his Master’s and PhD in Electrical Engineering at North Carolina State University, Raleigh. He is now working at New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJ, as a research and teaching postdoc. He likes to play soccer and practices meditation.

Erika Knorr is a first-year graduate student at UNC-Chapel Hill, studying speech-language pathology. She is from Japan, where she worked with Japanese and English-speaking elementary and middle school students. In her free time, she loves drawing, cycling, and rock climbing.

Nadin Abu Khalaf is a graduate student at UNC, Communication Sciences and Disorders – School of Health and Human Services. Nadin is looking forward to working with those in the stuttering community.

Chavely Gonzalez-Ramirez is a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Speech Language Master’s Program and NSSLHA Vice President. Chavely’s areas of interest include fluency disorders, aphasia, and swallowing disorders.


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October 22
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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Speech and Language Therapy Associates
2304 Wesvill Court
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
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