Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation issued the following remarks concerning the passing Ken Venturi, the first spokesman for the Foundation: “The stuttering community lost a real champion in Ken Venturi.
Lyne Pitts, an accomplished television producer and writer, and wife of ABC News journalist Byron Pitts, was honored today by the Stuttering Foundation, the world’s leading charitable organization helping those who stutter. The event, held in New York City, celebrated National Stuttering Awareness Week.
It is so great that there is this amazing site that can help the millions of people who stutter come together and find support. I am writing this in hopes that I can connect with, or at least help one person along the way. My name is Randy and I am 38 years old, I have battled a stutter since the age of 6.
Jeff Zeleny, Senior Washington Correspondent for ABC News and the former National Political Correspondent for the New York Times, was honored today by the Stuttering Foundation, the world’s leading charitable organization helping those who stutter
Greenhorn by Anna Olswanger is a middle-grade novel in which a young Holocaust survivor arrives in 1946 at a New York yeshiva, a religious Jewish school, where he will study and live. His only possession is a small box that he never lets out of his sight. Daniel, the young survivor, rarely talks, but the narrator, who stutters and who bears the taunts of the other boys, comes to consider Daniel his friend.
It’s been almost a month since Lazaro left American Idol, and since then I’ve met people (old and young) say “Oh you must work with people like that guy on Idol." The "Lazaro Effect" has truly taken a life of its own when recently an 8-year-old boy who stuttered said to me, “I haven’t met anyone else who stutters, but I have seen that guy on Idol." It was also positive to hear that having a stutter wasn’t a big deal for this child.