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.
This letter appeared in the New York Times on Dec. 21, 2014: As the president of the Stuttering Foundation, I was amazed at the omission, in the Nov. 23 review of James Booth’s “Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love,” of Larkin’s lifelong struggle with stuttering.
One hundred ninety-two delegates from 32 countries met in Oxford, UK, marking 30 years since the first Oxford Dysfluency Conference (ODC) in 1984. Several age-defying attendees of this year’s conference also were present at the inaugural conference.
The breakout star of 2014 FIFA World Cup hands down was Colombia’s sensation James Rodriguez. USA Today published a major article titled “7 Reasons James Rodriguez is the breakout star of the World Cup." What was not widely covered in the international media is that James Rodriguez is a person who stutters.