In its recent round of funding cuts Dr. Jack Kitts CEO of the Ottawa Hospital announced that the Stuttering Treatment Clinic will close at the end of October 2015. Reasons given by the Hospital for closing the clinic are that stuttering is not an illness requiring medical expertise and that the Hospital’s mandate is to […]
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ARE YOU A FORMER MEMBER OF SPEECHMASTERS OF OTTAWA?
Are you a former member of Speechmasters of Ottawa the self-help group for people who stutter that was very active in the 1980s and the early 1990s? This was a very large group that met in the Ottawa Rehabïlatation Centre. Marie Poulos was the speech therapist at the Stuttering Treatment Clinic at that time. […]