Our Time, an award-winning non-profit that has been helping kids who stutter for over a decade, will launch a local weekly program at the Montclair State University Center of Audiology and Speech Pathology in October 2013. Young people who stutter, ages 8-18, are invited to enroll (www.ourtimestutter.org).
It is estimated that over 70 million people in the world stutter, including 5% of a children. Kids who stutter often struggle not only with speech, but also with bullying, social isolation, and feelings of shame and low self-esteem.
Our Time provides cutting-edge programs that help young people manage not only the physical but also the social and emotional impacts of stuttering. At Our Time, kids join a community of unconditional acceptance where they have as much time as needed to share their valuable voices. Participants gain priceless CONFIDENCE, COMMUNICATION SKILLS, and a sense of COMMUNITY with peers and encouraging adult mentors.
* Outstanding Adult to Child Ratio
* Limited Availability
* Financial Aid Available
To learn more or enroll, please contact Amber Horvath, Director of Programming, at (212) 414-9696, ext. 203 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
* As seen on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, CBS Sunday Morning, the Today show, and more!
* Recipient of the 2013 Special Citation from the New York State Speech-Language Hearing Association
* President of the Stuttering Foundation of America has said, "Our Time's programs create an environment where kids who stutter can improve their communication skills and, in doing so, gain confidence."
* Dr. Phil Schneider, Ed. D, CCC-SLP has said, "Speech Therapy is often not enough for youngsters challenged with Stuttering. Along with their family, they need and deserve a community to help them accept themselves and celebrate their inner spark."