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Toastmasters International

International. 13,500+ chapters. Founded 1924. Mutual help for people to improve speaking and leadership skills to express themselves more effectively and to gain confidence. For those who are hesitant to speak before an audience. Leadership training. Dues $72/yr. One time membership kit $20. Monthly magazine.

Write:

Toastmasters International

P.O. Box 9052

Mission Viejo, CA 92690-7052

Voice: 949-858-8255

Fax: 949-858-1207

Website: http://www.toastmasters.org

E-mail: tminfo@toastmasters.org

Verified: 1/15/2013

International Foundation for Stutterers, Inc.

International. Founded 1980. Aims to eliminate stuttering through speech therapy in conjunction with support groups. Education for public and professionals about stuttering and support. Speakers, phone help system and guidelines on forming support groups.

Write:

International Foundation for Stutterers, Inc

2414 Romano Court

East Norristown, PA 19401

Voice: Elliot Dennis 610-272-1771 or Ed Riordan 908-359-6469 (eve.)

E-mail: elliotdennis@yahoo.com

Verified: 1/9/2013

National Stuttering Association

National. 100 groups. Founded 1977. Provides information about stuttering. Self-help chapter meetings provide supportive environment where people who stutter can learn to communicate more effectively. Network of groups. Referrals, advocacy, monthly newsletter and group development guidelines.

Write:

National Stuttering Association

119 West 40th St., 14th Floor

New York, NY 10018

Voice: 1-800-364-1677

Fax: 212-944-8244

Website: http://www.westutter.org

E-mail: info@westutter.org

Verified: 1/15/2013

Stuttering Chat

Online. 4700+ members. Founded 2000. Mutual support for people who stutter. Friends, relatives and speech therapists welcome. Mission is to provide support to people who stutter through information about stuttering, therapy/treatment and the sharing of experiences.

Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/stutteringchat

E-mail: stutteringchat-owner@yahoogroups.com or ginatalking@yahoo.com

Verified: 1/9/2013

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