The 12th National Stammering Awareness Day will take place on Saturday October 20th in the Hilton Kilmainham Hotel, Dublin 8 from 10 a.m. This year’s theme is ‘Speak your mind’. The event starts at 10 a.m. and continues until 5 p.m.
As well as having our regular presentations from Irish Stammering Association and Irish McGuire Programme we’ll have a range of speakers to encourage, inspire and get you thinking.
The full schedule for National Stammering Awareness Day will be announced on Monday 1st October. Highlights include speakers to give you advice and support on employment in relation to stuttering, and also to demystify the oral exam process for students. We’ll also be linking up with international speakers via Skype.
ISA Parents’ Support Network will take place at 1.00 p.m. where family members can share experiences and chat informally.
ISAYiT! drama group for young people (aged 7-17) will run from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and is facilitated by Charlie Hughes from the Gaiety School of Acting. You can an Irish Times feature about read about ISAYiT! by clicking here
National Stammering Awareness Day is free to attend and all are welcome.
Parking and public transport
Hilton Kilmainham Hotel has a preferential all day parking rate of €7. This operates on a first come fist service; you must pay for this parking at reception to avail of the special rate. Alternative parking can be found at the Irish Museum of Modern Art.
Public transport serves Hilton Kilmainham with LUAS stops at Heuston Station and Suir Road, and several Dublin Bus routes. The Transport for Ireland website gives real time information to assist your travel.