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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...

2013-12-13 20:22:16

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To show appreciation for the services it provides, an anonymous donor sent the Stuttering Foundation (www.StutteringHelp.org) 200 Mega Millions lottery tickets for the drawing scheduled for tonight. Lottery official estimate the potential winnings at more than $425 million. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131213/DC33539) "It only takes one good set of numbers," said Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering...

2013-10-15 08:32:41

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "This is one of the most helpful pieces that I have been sent in my 27 years of private practice," wrote a doctor from Washington state. Pediatricians from across the country are praising the book and new video, 7 Tips for Talking with the Child Who Stutters, from the Stuttering Foundation. "I just received the pediatrician's guide for stuttering and had a chance to review it. What wonderful and helpful information you and...

2013-08-26 12:22:25

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the findings are important to the stuttering community, the headlines topping reports about a new Australian study on preschoolers' stuttering are creating concerns for the Stuttering Foundation. "Headlines heralding 'Preschoolers' Stuttering Not Harmful' send a mixed message to parents - one that could be troublesome for children who stutter. Our biggest concern is that parents will just see this headline, and read no...

2013-05-21 16:25:29

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Stuttering Foundation, www.StutteringHelp.org, announced the winners of its 2013 Awards for Excellence in Journalism today. "Journalists working for a variety of different types of media outlets have done an outstanding job of covering persons who stutter during the past 12 months," said Jane Fraser, president of the nonprofit foundation. "This year, we saw a great deal of attention given to stuttering as a result of the hit...

2013-05-18 12:20:06

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jane Fraser, president, the Stuttering Foundation (www.StutteringHelp.org) issued the following remarks concerning the passing of Ken Venturi, the first spokesman for the Foundation "The stuttering community lost a real champion in Ken Venturi. "Nearly 30 years ago, Ken became our first "Famous Person Who Stutters" - an ever-growing list of more than 100 well-known people which provide hope and courage to the 68 million people who...

2013-04-24 08:25:59

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of National Stuttering Awareness Week, May 6-12, 2013, the Stuttering Foundation (www.StutteringHelp.org), offers the following list of the top five sources of trusted and accurate information about stuttering: 1. Your computer - The Internet can be a wonderful source of information for the stuttering community. Our website is a perfect place to start your research: www.StutteringHelp.org. We have sections for self-help,...

2013-03-15 08:27:26

Popular Ice Chain Supports their Own and Others to Find their Voice with Donation TREVOSE, Pa., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rita's Italian Ice, the nation's largest Italian Ice concept with over 625 outlets in 20 states announced, Stuttering Foundation president Jane Fraser accepted a $10,000 donation from Tom Christopoul, Chairman of Rita's Italian Ice on behalf of Rita's Treat Team member and top ten finalist, Lazaro Arbos, from American Idol 2013 (Season 12), the popular...

2013-03-15 08:27:14

NAPLES, Fla., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stuttering Foundation president Jane Fraser accepted a $10,000 donation today from Tom Christopoul, Chairman of Rita's Italian Ice. Mr. Christopoul presented Ms. Fraser with the donation at Rita's Naples outlet, where American Idol top ten finalist Lazaro Arbos worked as a Treat Team Member. The donation took place during a visit to Arbos' former workplace, and in front American Idol cameras and a crowd of pink-shirted fans. (Photo:...

2013-02-06 16:24:07

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Idol contestant Lazaro Arbos threw the judges -- and the worldwide TV audience -- for a loop when he stuttered during his audition on the show a few weeks ago. "So often, when we encounter people who stutter, we don't always know the best way to interact with them," said Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation. "Stuttering may look like an easy problem that can be solved with some simple advice, but for many adults,...