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Day 1 – Thursday June 18

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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM CST

Opening Ceremony

For all attendees

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5:00 PM - 5:45 PM CST

Friends Coffeehouse

For kids, tweens, teens, adults | Facilitators: Eric & Joel

To kick things off at this year’s convention, we’re hosting a Friends Coffeehouse. Participants are encouraged to play a song, perform stand-up, rap, or read poetry! If you are interested, please submit a video of what you will perform, not more than four minutes, on our online form here. If you have any questions, please reach out to Eric Jackson (eric.jackson@friendswhostutter.org).

Parent Workshops

Returning Parents | Facilitators: Lee & Tricia

New Parents: Welcome | Facilitators: Erin S. & Barbara S. 

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6:00 PM - 6:45 PM CST

Panel

For all attendees | Facilitator: John H.

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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST

Happy Hours, Group Hangouts, & Open Mic

For all attendees | Facilitator: Caryn

Day 2 – Friday June 19

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3:00 PM - 3:45 PM CST

Max Out Challenge

For all kids ages 6-9 | Facilitator: Bridget

Tween Workshop

For tweens ages 10-13 

Writing Workshop

For middle school & high school |  Facilitator: Barry

Research Update

For adults who stutter, parents, SLPs | Facilitator: Eric

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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM CST

Drawing

For kids | Facilitator: Kristel

Teen Workshop

For middle school & high school | Facilitators: Caryn & Mark

Avoidance Reduction Therapy

For adults who stutter, parents, SLPs | Facilitator: Vivian

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5:00 PM - 5:45 PM CST

Keynote by Barry Yeoman

For all attendees

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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST

Happy Hours, Group Hangouts, & Open Mic

For all attendees | Facilitator: Caryn

Day 3 – Saturday June 20

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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM CST

Keynote by Joel Korte

For all attendees

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11:45 AM - 12:30 PM CST

Lunch & Games with Friends

For all kids ages 6-9 | Facilitator: Bridget

Mindfulness

For middle school, high school, adults who stutter |  Facilitator: Mike

Messages

For parents & SLPs | Facilitator: Heather

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12:30 PM - 1:15 PM CST

Closing Ceremony

For all attendees 

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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CST

Counseling

For SLPs | Facilitator: Jason

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