Unless stated otherwise, these events are not being run by or in conjunction with the NZSTA.  If you would like to list an upcoming event on this website, please contact National Office.

 Please note events are listed chronologically.

IALP Cleft Palate & Craniofacial Committee  Webinar Series 2022: Webinar #3 

Friday 6 May 2022, 00:30 NZST  

Webinar title: Intervention: Cleft Palate Speech / Velopharyngeal Dysfunction

SPEAKERS: Ms. Judith LeDuc, United States of America; Prof. Kristiane Van Lierde, Belgium; Dr. Valerie Pereira, Hong Kong

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The third webinar will focus on direct speech intervention in cleft palate/velopharyngeal dysfunction. Traditional articulation, motor-based and combined phonetic-phonological approaches, as well as parent-led articulation therapy will be covered and their evidence base explored. The indications for intervention, speech and/or surgery, will be discussed.


Improving Cultural Intelligence – online workshop

Wednesday 11 May 2022, 10am – 11.30am

New Zealand’s population is made up of more than 200 ethnic groups and it’s imperative that businesses have initiatives in place to harness the opportunities and manage the challenges of a culturally diverse workforce.

Step up your cultural competence by taking part in our online workshop on Improving Cultural Intelligence next month. This 90-minute training is designed to help people build an open mind to how we impact others consciously and unconsciously.

Participants will:

  • Understand culture and cultural integration in the context of the workplace
  • Find out about the risks of cultural dissonance in the workplace
  • Articulate cultural intelligence in four key components: Cultural drivers, knowledge, strategies and action
  • Learn about cultural capital and empathy and how to apply these in a real workplace context
  • Learn new or different ways of connecting with others from different cultures

Feedback from our last session:
“The discussions and conversations were excellent and thought-provoking.”

Read more about your facilitator Amelia Stone

Event Details:
Date: Wednesday 11 May 2022
Time: 10am-11.30am
Venue: Online
Investment: Member $190+GST; Non-member $250+GST

To BOOK – click here

Community-Centred Assessment and Treatment for Children who Stutter (ONLINE event)

Online | 26th May and 2nd June 2022 

By Mary Weidner and Craig Coleman

This series of two 3hr-hour tele-training modules is intended for Speech-Language Therapists who work with preschool and school-age/adolescent children who stutter.

Following this event participants will:

  • Describe community-centred assessment and treatment for children who stutter from preschool through adolescence.
  • Identify key principles of indirect and direct stuttering treatment for preschool children who stutter.
  • Develop specific, meaningful, and measurable goals for children who stutter.
  • Describe counselling theories and techniques utilised in stuttering intervention.
  • Describe various approaches to improve peer knowledge about stuttering and how to be allies for children who stutter


Speech Language Therapists interested in this event can register via Humanitix

For more information about the event and other CPD events, go to

NZSTA Symposium

Christchurch | 5-6 September 2022 

More details to follow.

12th World Congress for NeuroRehabilitation

Austria | 14-17 December 2022 

The World Congress for Neurorehabilitation is an international expert forum for the presentation and discussion of new research focusing on interdisciplinary aspects as well as current and future concepts of neurorehabilitation. We are expecting numerous participants on-site in Vienna from all around the world.

For more details click here.

32nd World Congress of the IALP: Auckland, August 2023 

20 – 24 August 2023 | Auckland

The New Zealand Speech-language Therapists’ Association, together with the New Zealand Audiological Society, wish to entice you to New Zealand – the ‘Land of the Long White Cloud’ for the 2023 IALP Congress.

CONGRESS THEME : Together Towards Tomorrow

With the overall theme of Looking Forward you will not be surprised to see that the following 3 themes will permeate the programme:

• Intervention with Multilingual Children – Evidence Based Practice
• Technological Developments to Enhance Assessment and Treatment
• Improving Quality of Service Provision

New Zealand and IALP Auckland 2023 is waiting for your visit – listen to the Message

In 2022 Watch-out for…
We have many plans and steps ahead in 2022, as we prepare for your visit in 2023. Take a moment to: Consider your visit to New Zealand – The Sights, The Sounds and People





The Main Reports are the Keynote/Plenary speakers. Click to view.

Our Call for Abstracts will open mid-2022, but have you given your thoughts and ideas on themes and topics you want to learn more about?
Click to submit your ideas (not an abstract just your programme suggestions!)

Full event information click here

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“Evidence based practice website for speech language therapists called speechBITE – Speech Pathology Best Interventions and Treatment Efficacy database. SpeechBITE is a freely available international EBP resource.”


CEU Allied Health is a continued education unit provider regarding Speech Language Pathology. A range of recorded and self-study courses are available.

Self-study/recorded courses online can be purchased now in the areas of:

1. Utilization of FEESST to Predict Aspiration Risk
2. Tracheostomy and Ventilator Dependent Population: Dysphagia
3. Multi-Disciplinary Dysphagia Team for Pressure Ulcer Management
4. Internal Branch Superior Laryngeal Nerve: Sensory/Swallow Functions
5. Endoscopic Swallowing Exam for Dysphagia Assessment
6. Tracheostomy Tube Use for Adult and Geriatric Patients
7. The FEESST Exam and the Use of Anesthesia

Ceuallied Health would like to bring your attention to a recorded self-study course “The iPad: Technology Tool for Communication and Language”  which is available for $29.99. The course has audio, pictorial, and video content and is .15 CEU points.

Guy’s and St Thomas’ Visiting Professional Programme in Speech & Language

The Visiting Professional Programmes (VPPs), also known as attachments, are offered to clinicians who wish to undertake a period of observership or undertake hands on clinical practice and experience Guy’s and St Thomas’ in operation as a quaternary London teaching hospital. Programmes typically range from six weeks to twelve months.

The Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) Visiting Professional Programme offers the opportunity to work within multiple speech and language specialties within our adult services, specifically ENT, voice, and head and neck oncology services. The programme is set in both the hospital workplace, integrating visitors into the adult SLT team, and within a community setting. Click the link above to find out more.