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2014-10-15 12:31:39

October 22 is International Stuttering Awareness Day MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Each year, International Stuttering Awareness Day gives us such a wonderful platform to remind the global stuttering community about our resources, many of which are available for free to people who stutter as well as their family and friends," said Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation. "Help is always available for anyone who wants it. "In addition to our...

2014-10-09 12:25:37

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a letter by Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation: Dear Editor, International Stuttering Awareness Day is Oct. 22, and it's a great time to remind your readers that there is a wealth of information online to help people who stutter. The nonprofit Stuttering Foundation provides a free list of local specialists for your readers. Visit us at www.StutteringHelp.org or call 800-992-9392. Click on...

2014-05-27 16:22:55

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Stuttering Foundation, www.StutteringHelp.org, announced the winners of its 2014 Awards for Excellence in Journalism today. "Journalists are an important part of our effort to spread the word about stuttering. It is critical that we take a moment each year to thank them for their good work," said Jane Fraser, president of the nonprofit Foundation. "This year, we are honoring a number of outstanding writers, reporters,...

2014-05-14 00:21:22

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To celebrate National Stuttering Awareness Week, May 12-18, the Stuttering Foundation (www.StutteringHelp.org) honored four authors whose recent books are widely acclaimed by both critics and readers alike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87387 In a reception at The Lotos Club, a gathering place for writers, journalists and critics since 1870, Foundation President Jane Fraser noted, "Authors with the courage to share their...

2014-05-06 16:30:50

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation, www.StutteringHelp.org, had the following reaction to the interview by Katie Couric of ABC News Chief National Correspondent Byron Pitts on her show "Katie" today: "If anyone knows the path from stuttering to success, it's Byron Pitts. Byron is such a great friend to the Stuttering Foundation and an outstanding role model for people young and old who struggle with stuttering....

2014-01-27 12:23:56

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 23rd consecutive year, the Stuttering Foundation, www.StutteringHelp.org, announces it will recognize journalists for excellence in reporting that furthers the understanding of this complex disorder. "We are happy to announce these awards to further public awareness of stuttering," said Jane Fraser, president of the nonprofit foundation. "Media coverage has grown substantially in volume and sensitivity in recent years. We want...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin