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NSA Connects – Taboo Topics

Everyone has that one question they wish they could ask but feel uncomfortable asking because it may be considered taboo, forbidden, or embarrassing. Here, everything is on the table and nothing is off-limits! You are invited to join conversations exploring intimacy, awkward moments, depression, anger, disclosure, therapy, and more. Myths will be challenged, stories will […]

Webinar – Public Speaking at Work for People Who Stutter

Public speaking is one of the most common fears people experience. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, public speaking anxiety affects about 73% of the population. People who stutter may have an especially high level of fear and anxiety when it comes to public speaking, and that fear can present major challenges to […]

NSA Connects – Stuttering & the Military

Are you in the Military or thinking of enlisting in the Military? Do you worry about your stuttering affecting your ability to serve? Hear perspectives from active duty and former military personnel about their experiences serving the country and finding there are no limits for people who stutter  in the military. Mike Molino, retired US […]

National Stuttering Awareness Week 2021

This annual event is a time for all of us to raise stuttering awareness in our own communities, and on a national scale, with a goal of educating the public and reaching those who stutter who still feel alone and isolated. The National Stuttering Association was instrumental in getting NSAW established by an act of […]

NSA Connects – Unfiltered Conversations for Parents

Parenting a child who stutters brings unique opportunities. Many times, parents may feel alone and lack a support system to help guide their child through difficult situations. Join us for this parents-only NSA Connects session where no topic is off-limits. Expect candid and supportive conversation where struggles will be shared and advice will be discussed. […]

NSA Connects – Discussing Dating: 20-Somethings

What happens after you swipe right? Your 20s is an age of exploration and as a person who stutters, dating can be daunting and something that is difficult to navigate. It may be challenging to open up and be vulnerable with someone you are interested in. However, it is possible to find happiness in a […]

NSA Connects – Passing Twice

This is a guided open discussion for LGBTQ+ people who stutter, their families, friends, and allies. Join session hosts Edmund Metzold, Leah Graham, and Erin Williams for topics focusing on the experiences of “coming out” and “passing” encountered by members of both the LGBTQ+ and stuttering communities, but the discussion will be open to any […]

Webinar – Stuttering as an Advantage in the Workplace

What do we gain from the stuttering experience? Can stuttering be an advantage in the workplace? Often, communication at work is superficial, with people just going through the routine of “Hi, how are you?” rather than really speaking to, or with, someone. The irregular rhythms of our speech allow for open and honest communication, which […]

NSA Connects – Older Adults Who Stutter

Everyone who stutters is on a journey. Older adults who stutter have a unique journey as they enter retirement age, become grandparents, continue to make workplace contributions, as well as possibly finding themselves re-entering the dating world. Join longtime NSAer Annie Bradberry as she leads this group discussion with Carol Buckingham, Brad Madsen, Sebastian Scala, […]