Mom learned that Purdue University had a speech clinic and that it had sessions available to elementary and middle school students during the summer. Getting me to and from West Lafayette was solved: the Greyhound bus. This was why I rode Greyhound buses 80 miles one way, twice a day.
The Michael Palin Centre for Stammering presented the 2017 Joe Fulcher Award to Chaye Foster on Dec. 13 in London. The award is named after Stuttering Foundation Board Member Joe Fulcher, who passed away on Oct. 6.
Professional basketball player Ron Harper, now retired, grew up playing the game in Dayton, Ohio. While by the end of his career he had won five NBA Championships, as a high school freshman and sophomore he was cut from his varsity basketball team.
Jeffrey Blitz is an American director, producer and screenwriter. His first film, Spellbound, a documentary following competitors in the 1999 Scripps National Spelling Bee, earned him an Academy Award nomination in 2003.