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2012-10-22 04:02:48

Never underestimate who may suffer from stuttering - some of the world's best known personalities such as Marilyn Monroe and Emily Blunt were/are affected. Read more to learn more about this complex disorder that can affect anyone at any age on International Stuttering Awareness Day 2012. London/NYC (PRWEB) October 22, 2012 Did you know that Bill Withers, Marilyn Monroe and Sir Winston Churchill all suffered with stuttering? Hay House USA author and former fellow stutterer Derek Mills...

2012-08-09 10:21:52

Just one week of speech therapy may reorganize the brain, helping to reduce stuttering, according to a study published in the August 8, 2012, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The Chinese study gives researchers new insights into the role of different brain regions in stuttering, which affects about one percent of adults. The study involved 28 people with stuttering and 13 people who did not stutter. Fifteen of the people with...

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...

Program Changes Perspectives On Bullying
2012-06-07 06:33:35

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Feelings of insecurity, depression, and suicide. These are some of the consequences that come about from bullying and it´s an issue that has garnered national interest among parents and educators. Researchers from the University of Alberta (U of A) found that an educational program focused on eliminating bullying of students who suffer from stuttering has been successful in changing the attitudes of the students in the classroom. The program, called...

2012-05-23 23:02:32

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is using May is Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) to remind parents and teachers about the key role speech-language pathologists (SLPs) can play in helping students with communication difficulties deal with bullying. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Studies show that students with a speech-language disorder like stuttering are significantly more likely to be bullied than their “typical” peers. In fact, a recent study...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.