• Speech Pathology Australia’s proposal to the Australian government to provide reimbursement could be helpful in providing affordable treatment for pre-schoolers who stutter. However, I believe that the negatives outweigh the positives.

  • Australia’s professional association for speech pathology has recently submitted a proposal to the Australian government seeking to provide Medicare reimbursement for only a single type of stuttering treatment, creating a "one-size-fits-all" policy for treating pre-school children who stutter.

  • Four years after winning an Oscar for his role as the monarch who stuttered in The King’s Speech, Colin Firth launched a major fundraising campaign.

  • The Stuttering Foundation has been able to spread the word about stuttering thanks to local, regional, national and international publications donating space for our Public Service Ads. 
  • The Stuttering Foundation is a global resource distributing millions of publications annually to people in 136 countries around the world. Every year we train hundreds of professionals through conferences, workshops, webinars, and symposia.

  • It’s undeniable that the movie The King’s Speech has had a profound impact on the stuttering community. For one group, however, it has been more than an inspiration – it’s a namesake.

  • It has been 11 years since the release of the popular video Stuttering: For Kids, By Kids. Our new video, For Kids, By Kids: All Grown Up, is an updated look at four of those featured in the original film.

  • Kyle Heckman is a race car driver from Bakersfield, California. He’s had great success at all levels of amateur and professional racing. His dream is to be a fixture on the NASCAR circuit. To do so, he’s looking for a sponsor.
  • Eighty-four years ago, a young Malcolm Fraser thought he had the coconut syrup market cornered. If Malcolm had been a bit more successful in the syrup business, the Stuttering Foundation might have a different look today.

  • During the glory days of the band Oasis, it was little-known that Noel Gallagher had overcome a stuttering problem through many years of speech therapy.

 

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