Family Fun For Kids Who Stutter Feb. 23

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- School-age children who stutter and their families can learn about stuttering – and have some fun – at the National Stuttering Association's Family Fun Day Saturday, Feb. 23, at UTD Callier Center for Communication Disorders in Richardson.


The program, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., includes activities for children, parents and siblings, and speech therapists. Youth and teens will interact with other children who stutter and meet successful adults who stutter. Parents and speech therapists will learn more about stuttering and support opportunities.

Workshop coordinators include local speech-language pathologists Nina Reeves and Tricia Krauss-Lehrman, both board recognized specialists in fluency disorders.

The Family Fun Day is open to children age 7 and above, their siblings and parents. Speech therapists also are encouraged to attend. Registration is $20 for families or speech therapists and includes a pizza lunch. Attendees can register online at A Spanish translator will be available for parent sessions.

The National Stuttering Association is the nation's largest support organization for people who stutter. Its network of local support groups includes several chapters for adults, teens and families in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The organization also provides education for speech therapists, funds research and attracts more than 750 people to its Annual Conference.


Nina Reeves and Tammy Flores are available for interviews via Skype, telephone, or in person. For additional information, visit media resources on our website at

Media Contact: Tammy Flores National Stuttering Association, 800-937-8888,

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