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2014-08-18 23:06:42

Stuttering expert Ronald L. Webster, Ph.D. explains how using science and advanced technology now make lasting fluency possible for people who stutter. In his new book, "From Stuttering to Fluent Speech, 6,300 Cases Later: Unlocking Muscle Mischief," Websters dispels long-standing assumptions about stuttering and provides key information on how to successfully treat the disorder, which affects 66 million people globally. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 In “From Stuttering to Fluent...

2014-07-23 23:25:50

The innovative, 12-day stuttering therapy program at nonprofit Hollins Communications Research Institute is transforming the lives of people who stutter and opening doors of opportunity through fluency that were never before possible. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Alan Tonelson of Riverdale Park, Md. began stuttering as a young child. While most kids outgrow the inhibiting speech condition by the age of eight, Tonelson did not. He is among the three million people in the U.S. who live...

2014-07-10 23:07:31

The July/August 2014 issue of the "Monitor on Psychology" includes coverage on the latest therapies that help people who stutter gain mastery over their symptoms. Highlighted is the scientifically based, behavioral stuttering therapy program at nonprofit Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI). Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The July/August 2014 issue of Monitor on Psychology, published by the American Psychological Association (APA), features coverage on the...

2011-12-09 08:00:00

The behavioral stuttering therapy and technology-driven tools provided by Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI â“ http://www.stuttering.org), a non-profit center specializing in stuttering research and therapy innovation, are in lockstep with growing consumer trends for more do-it-yourself health management and monitoring. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 The behavioral stuttering therapy and technology-driven tools provided by Hollins Communications...

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...

2011-11-02 07:00:00

Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI - http://www.stuttering.org), a leader in stuttering research and treatment innovation, launches a multifaceted initiative that makes stuttering therapy more affordable during these challenging financial times. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 Unemployment and the continuing drain on consumersâ wallets during the countryâs turbulent economy have caused many people to cancel life-enhancing therapies and medical...

2011-06-25 00:00:30

A connection between a stuttering research institute and the National Air and Space Museum may seem unusual. Yet, Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI "“ http://www.stuttering.org) has two history-making links to the world of flight that are part of the Smithsonian collections in Washington, D.C. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 A connection between a stuttering research institute and the National Air and Space Museum seems unusual, even implausible. Yet, it's not...

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...

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....

2009-08-10 07:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Persons who stutter can now participate in the advanced stuttering treatment program at Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI -- http://www.stuttering.org) at a substantially reduced cost through 2009 thanks to new stuttering therapy scholarships funded by past HCRI clients. HCRI's scholarship program is designed to broaden accessibility of stuttering treatment by offsetting the cost of tuition to attend the Institute's...


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