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2011-12-22 08:00:00

HCRI stuttering therapy enabled Major C. Mark Brown, Salvation Army chief development officer, to effectively advance the organization´s mission. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 HCRI stuttering therapy enabled Major C. Mark Brown, Salvation Army chief development officer, to effectively advance the organization´s mission. The Salvation Army´s red kettles and bell ringers have become icons of the holiday season, as the nearly 150-year-old organization seeks...

2011-11-10 08:00:00

Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI â“ http://www.stuttering.org), a leading center for stuttering research and therapy innovation, accomplishes another milestone in the non-profitâs 39-year history, as the number of stuttering therapy program graduates exceeds the 6,000 mark this week. (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI â“ http://www.stuttering.org), a leading center for stuttering...

2011-10-17 07:00:00

Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI â“ http://www.stuttering.org), a leading center for stuttering research and therapy innovation, has extended its fluency-training iPhone/ iPod Touch app software to run on Apple iPads, adding to the nonprofit Instituteâs wide range of technologically advanced stuttering therapy tools for clients. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI â“...

2011-08-29 13:38:08

Research from North Carolina State University shows that utilizing a freely available literacy tool results in significant advances in fundamental reading skills for elementary school students, without requiring schools to drastically overhaul existing programs. The research focused on children who were characterized as “struggling readers” at risk for a learning disability in reading. “Our goal is to put effective tools in the hands of teachers,” says Dr. John...

2011-06-17 07:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Read Naturally, Inc. announced today the launch of Read Live, the latest generation of Read Naturally's research-based programs: Benchmark Assessor Live and Read Naturally Live. Read Live's powerful web-technology platform gives administrators the ability to easily deploy these programs whether on a single computer or across an entire district. "We are thrilled to introduce Read Live, our newest intervention and assessment tool," CEO and Read...

2011-03-21 16:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel Michigan, a Fluency Media client, reached a critical milestone overnight, cruising past the 200,000 Facebook fan mark. Currently, Pure Michigan is one of only three state tourism industry Facebook pages with more than 100,000 fans and the only state tourism page with more than 200,000 fans. "We could not be more pleased with the increase of Pure Michigan Facebook fans," said George Zimmermann, Vice President of Travel Michigan, a...

2011-01-10 12:20:00

App Developed by Hollins Communications Research Institute as a Fluency Treatment and Practice Tool ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following a year of clinical trials, Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI - www.stuttering.org), a non-profit center for stuttering research and treatment, has introduced a sophisticated stuttering therapy application that runs on iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch devices. Featuring proprietary voice monitoring technology, the...

2010-12-28 06:50:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The King's Speech is a movie many consider to be a frontrunner to sweep the Oscars this year. Many will see the story of King George VI and his struggle with stammering (or stuttering as we call it here in the US). Among those viewers will be the one percent of the population that has a stuttering problem themselves. They need to know the most current, accurate information about stuttering if they have any hope of getting help. In the...

2010-12-14 00:01:26

Editors: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association President Tommie L. Robinson, Jr., PhD, CCC-SLP is available for interviews to discuss stuttering and treatments for it. Rockville, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) December 13, 2010 Why Cover This Now: The King's Speech, a new movie that will be released nationwide Friday, December 17, brings stuttering to the forefront and shows how King George VI overcame his severe speech impediment with help from his speech therapist Lionel Logue. The King's Speech...

2009-11-12 07:00:00

Hollins Communications Research Institute Pioneers Stuttering Therapy Advancements ROANOKE, Va., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Individuals who stutter now can receive affordable, effective treatment thanks to technological advancements that reduce the average cost of stuttering treatment by more than 50 percent. At the same time, stuttering therapy participants benefit from more effective learning of fluency skills and greater confidence in their abilities to overcome stuttering....