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2012-06-21 23:01:00

Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI — http://www.stuttering.org) is recognized as one of the most innovative nonprofit organizations in Virginia. This recognition reaffirms a 40-year history of “firsts” for the stuttering therapy center, which is among few organizations in the world that specialize in both research on stuttering and effective treatment of this unique disorder. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI...

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...

2011-12-09 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...

2011-10-17 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“...

2011-03-18 00:00:00

Lead Author of Tool for Assessing Impact of Stuttering on a Person's Life Presents Day-Long Workshop at St. Francis College New York, NY (PRWEB) March 16, 2011 The 2011 Academy Awards Best Picture winner, "The King's Speech," has drawn global attention to the challenges faced by people who stutter and strategies for helping them build confidence and become competent speakers. Scott Yaruss, Ph.D., co-author of the Overall Assessment of the Speaker's Experience of Stuttering (OASES) from...

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...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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