Welcome to the Burlington Chapter of the

National Stuttering Association (NSA)

Our three support groups provide a space for

Vermonters who stutter and their families

to connect with and support one another.

You’re not alone!

Our Recent Meeting Recaps

(click the Recaps tab on top of page for full text)

Spring Support Groups!

Check out support group member, Kyme, on this WCAX news segment from April 8th — way to “go for it” with cameras rolling! She self-advertised as a person who stutters several times too, but it didn’t make the final tv cut. Terrific example of taking on a super intimidating speaking situation with grace– bravo, Kyme! We’ve had a lot of active support groups this spring, with adult mentors joining the teen group, cookie-decorating in the school-age group, and “Amigos” joining the adult groups and cheering on a member playing/singing at Radio Bean — looking forward to meeting new members, so feel free to get...

February Support Groups!

Folks have been braving the Vermont weather to come to groups, and the conversations have been fantastic! We’ve had one of our school-age members present her science fair project about stigma and people’s perception of people who stutter. Our “Amigos” have come to group right after working with graduate students in Co-Leader Barry Guitar’s class, so our “young at heart” groups have been huge! Topics have included the new stuttering documentary, whether memorizing information makes it easier to present under pressure, how singing and vocal pitch can change fluency, people’s unusual reactions when you have trouble saying your name,...

Adult Support Group 1-5-16– Happy New Year!

It was great to catch up with everyone last night after the holiday break! We talked about fireworks, politics, and movies among other things for a relaxing meeting. Fun news is that we now have three copies of Katherine Preston’s book (Out With It: How Stuttering Helped Me Find My Voice) to allow our members to borrow. Let us know if you want a copy and you can feel free to sign one out at our next meeting — Go...

 

 

Check out the WCAX news segment on stuttering and the groups!!

 

Go Ben, Barry and Team Stuttering!

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