21-10-08

Wereldstotterdag

isad08Morgen, woensdag 22 oktober, vindt de elfde uitgave plaats van de jaarlijkse Wereldstotterdag. Al spreken de Engelstalige organisatoren liever van de 'International Stuttering Awareness Day' (ISAD). Thema dit jaar is 'Don't be afraid of stuttering'. Bedoeling is om het taboe verder te doorbreken dat nog altijd rond stotteren hangt. Wereldstotterdag staat traditioneel synoniem voor: INTERACTION, NETWORKING, TALKING, EDUCATING, RESPONDING, NOURISHING THE SPIRIT, ASSERTING OUR RIGHTS, TELLING THE WORLD, INVITING PARTICIPATION, ORGANIZING ACTIVITIES, NURTURING NEW PROGRAMS, ADVOCATING, LISTENING TO EACH OTHER, STRENGTHENING WORLDWIDE EFFORTS, TEACHING, UNDERSTANDING, THINKING IN NEW WAYS, TEAMWORK, EARLY INTERVENTION, REACHING OUT, INITIATING DIALOGUE, NOW IS THE TIME, GLOBAL AWARENESS & ACTION, ADVERTISING, WRITING THE MEDIA,ALONE NO MORE, REPLENSIHING THE SPIRIT, EMPATHIZING, NEW IDEAS, EMPOWERING, SHARING ONE VOICE, SPEAKING FREELY, DISTRIBUTING HELPFUL INFORMATION, ACKNOWLEDGING OUR HISTORY, YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE.