The New Zealand Speech-language Therapists’ Association (NZSTA) is the national professional body of speech-language therapists in Aotearoa New Zealand.

We are committed to supporting all New Zealanders with the life essentials – effective communication and safe swallowing. These life essentials contribute to our well-being.

This site contains information for parents, clients and families on speech-language therapy and for practising speech-language therapists.  

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Tikanga Rua Ki Mua: towards biculturalism in speech-language therapy

Kōrero Connect is proud to be hosting this one-off wananga. Matauranga Māori will allow safe spaces to critically discuss the barriers and enablers regarding the hikoi towards Tikanga Rua in SLT Aotearoa (biculturalism in SLT NZ).

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Bilingual Children with Speech and Language Difficulties by Dr Sean Pert

This series of two 3.5hr hour tele-training modules is intended for speech-language therapists working with children whose home language is not English and/or those who have a special interest in providing equitable assessment and treatment for children who speak two or more languages, and experience speech and language difficulties affecting both/all of their languages.

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Way to Play at Wellington

For family/whānau, early childhood teachers, health professionals, or anyone else living or working with young children on the autism spectrum.

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