Welcome to the New Zealand
Speech-language Therapists’ Association.

We are the national body representing speech-language therapists, the professionals who work with and advocate for people who
have communication and swallowing impairments.

This site contains information about the NZSTA, as well as information for parents, clients and families on Speech-language Therapy,
and information for practising Speech-language Therapists in New Zealand and overseas.


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News and Events

Engaging Collaborating Empowering Brisbane 2019 – a joint event for SPA and the NZSTA

Engaging Collaborating Empowering Brisbane 2019 – a joint event for SPA and the NZSTA 2 – 5 June 2019 Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia Brisbane will welcome you in 2019 for a conference that will be a great opportunity for delegates to experience Engaging, Collaborating and Empowering presentations. The 2019

ANZAHPE Conference

Sunday 1 July – Wednesday 4 July, 2018 Hobart, Tasmania This year’s conference promises to be our most exciting to date with plenty of opportunity to network with your peers and conference presenters. Program Over 450+ abstracts were submitted and the scientific committee is currently preparing the program schedule based

International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative

International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) terminology and definitions for texture-modified food and drinks for individuals with dysphagia are being adopted, commencing 2018. IDDSI supports safer management of people with dysphagia through standardized terminology and descriptors. Find out more

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