• It may seem paradoxical, but word retrieval is faster when a child knows more words and has a better “network” that creates connections among them.

  • The stuttering community would like to honor Gord Lane as an all-star whose openness about his stuttering during his days with the Islanders put a human face on the speech problem and gave hope to others who were struggling with stuttering.

  • 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.

  • 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.

 

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