For Immediate Release
Contact: Greg Wilson

October 22 is International Stuttering Awareness Day

Memphis (October 15, 2014) — “Each year, International Stuttering Awareness Day gives us such a wonderful platform to remind the global stuttering community about our resources, many of which are available for free to people who stutter as well as their family and friends,” said Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation. “Help is always available for anyone who wants it.

“In addition to our website – – which attracts more than 48 million unique visitors each year, we offer a number of ways to get information and help. Throughout the U.S., many of our materials can be found in local libraries, doctor’s offices and with school speech therapists.

“People around the world can find us on Facebook, visit our boards on Pinterest, watch our videos on YouTube and follow us on Twitter. They can email us at We have a toll-free helpline at 800-992-9392. We also receive inquiries by mail at PO Box 11749, Memphis, TN 38111-0749.

“Some of our materials are available in 33 different languages, and we’ve been able to provide help to families in need in more than 136 countries around the world.”


Foundation Spokesperson Jane Fraser

Jane Fraser is president of The Stuttering Foundation and co-author of If Your Child Stutters: A Guide for Parents, 8th edition. She is also vice president of the Action for Stammering Children, Michael Palin Centre in London.

About the Foundation
Malcolm Fraser, a successful businessman and stutterer, established and endowed the nonprofit Stuttering Foundation in 1947. The Stuttering Foundation provides a toll-free helpline, 800-992-9392, and free online resources on its Website,, including services, referrals and support to people who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering.

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