About Us

The Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research (ISTAR) is a self-funded institute of the University of Alberta's Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. We offer specialized treatment to children, teens and adults who stutter. In addition, we conduct research into stuttering, offer advanced professional training for speech-language pathology students and clinicians, and promote public awareness of stuttering and its treatment.

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  1. TELUS Edmonton Community Board supports ISTAR innovation

    ISTAR receives $20,000 grant from TELUS Edmonton Community Board Foundation.

  2. Brain develops abnormally over lifespan of people who stutter

    Largest-ever MRI imaging study of stuttering the first to examine brain changes across the lifespan, says UAlberta researcher and ISTAR executive director.

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