Stuttering and the Law

Protection  Against  Discrimination

Fighting Employment Discrimination for People Who Stutter - Under the Amended Americans with Disabilities Act,

by William D. Parry, Esq., CCC-SLP

(an article is based on a presentation by the author at the National Stuttering Association's 2009 Conference and Research Symposium in Scottsdale, AZ, July 2009).


Fighting Employment Discrimination for People Who Stutter  (PowerPoint)

(William Parry's PowerPoint presentation at the 2009 NSA Conference, including discussion of the 2008 Amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act)

Stuttering as a Disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act, by William D. Parry, Esquire

Stuttering and Employment Discrimination, by Bill Parry, as Chair of the NSA Advocacy Committee (A paper written for the International Stuttering Awareness Day 1999 On-Line Conference.)

(More to come.)

Contact Information:


William D. Parry, Esquire, Esq.., CCC-SLP
A licensed speech-language pathologist and trial lawyer.  Author of Understanding & Controlling Stuttering: A Comprehensive New Approach Based on the Valsalva Hypothesis.

Law office: 1608 Walnut Street, Suite 900, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Office phone: 215-735-3500




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