Tag Archives: Stutter Social

It’s National Volunteer Week and here’s why I volunteer

This week is National Volunteer Week. It’s a time to honour the outstanding work that volunteers across Canada have done in our communities. With more than 13 million volunteers across the country, according to Volunteer Canada, their work doesn’t go unnoticed. … Continue reading

Community management, Health and lifestyle, Public relations, Social media, Stuttering , , , , , , , , , ,

Five benefits of attending the National Stuttering Association’s 2013 conference

Last week marked the National Stuttering Association (NSA)’s 30th annual conference held at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. More than 600 folks – both people who stutter and people with an interest in stuttering (including family … Continue reading

Stuttering , , ,

Stutter Social hosted Hangout on Air to raise awareness of stuttering

I promise this is my third and final post for National Stuttering Awareness Week. I’m going for the trifecta. As the week draws to a close, Stutter Social broadcasted a Google+ Hangout on Air last night, featuring a panel of … Continue reading

Stuttering , , , ,

Five common misconceptions about stuttering

As seen in The King’s Speech, when King George VI – before he became king – sought speech therapy (before seeing Lionel Logue), he was advised to fill his mouth with marbles and try to speak as a means to … Continue reading

Stuttering , , ,

The rise of Google+ and its new communities launch

There has been big news recently about one of the latest digital media tools and, so far, one of my favourites: Google+. In a blog post last week, Google announced that the number of people that currently use its social … Continue reading

Social media , , , , ,

International Stuttering Awareness Day 2012

Today is International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD), an annual day intended to raise public awareness of stuttering. The event has taken place each year on October 22 since 1998, when it was launched by the International Stuttering Association, the International … Continue reading

Stuttering , ,