As a young boy, I was confident in myself and enjoyed being the center of attention. I liked to have fun and laugh, and stuttering did not begin to affect me until my middle school days and worsened in my teenage years.
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.
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 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.