2015 Ottawa Race Weekend: Remembering Norm McEwen and Marie Poulos

  The Ottawa Race Weekend is one of Canada’s premier race events and takes place every year near the end of May. The  above photo shows Norm McEwen with some of the 2012 team members from the Stuttering Treatment Clinic. Standing tall as always among others, Norm was a long time advocate for people who […]

The First Time I Met Norm

As many of you know, Norm McEwen died unexpectedly last fall. This year the “Talking About Stuttering” team at the Stuttering Treatment Clinic in Ottawa is fundraising in the 2015 Ottawa Race Weekend in memory of Norm. I will always remember the first time I met Norm. Not an auspicious encounter for what later became […]


Members of OAPWS are participating in the 2013 Ottawa Race Weekend to raise money to enable teens and adults who stutter attend semi-intensive and intensive speech therapy programs at the Stuttering Treatment Clinic Centre.

Special Showing of the Documentary “Bully”

We are pleased to announce that the Ottawa Family Cinema will have a special screening of the powerful 2012 documentary film, “Bully” on Friday, November 23rd at 7pm. Proceeds from this showing will go to the Marie Poulos Bursary Fund. This fund assists individuals who stutter attend intensive and semi-intensive speech therapy programs at The […]

A Letter of Thanks

The following email was received from Lynn Metthe, Clinical Coordinator, who teaches the first-year speech-language pathology students at the University of Ottawa. “A heart felt THANK YOU to Norm and Laura who volunteered to speak to 1st speech-language pathology and audiology students. Students were moved and inspired by their stories. Their presentation helped set the […]