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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...

2014-06-16 16:24:52

Photo, Video and Interview Opportunity at 6:15 P.M. on Monday, June 16th NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gala Co-Chair Arthur M. Blank, owner of the Atlanta Falcons and Co-Founder of The Home Depot, has announced that Jack Welch and Jes Staley - two titans of the business world - will be honored tonight with the Freeing Voices Changing Lives Award at the eighth annual American Institute for Stuttering (AIS) Benefit Gala at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York City. A...

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...


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