When parents have questions or concerns about the health and development of their children, the first place they often look for advice is from their doctor.
This quote is from Abraham Lincoln and applies to my dad’s last two years, “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on."
Catching up with student Wylesia in Cheriton, Virginia, is easy – she is making her voice heard – but you have to be quick because she moves fast!
The life impact from stuttering can affect confidence, spontaneity, job performance and social interactions.
“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”- Marilyn Monroe.
While Budd Schulberg is best remembered for his Oscar-winning screenplay On the Waterfront, he had a diverse and phenomenal career as a screenwriter, novelist, sports writer, and television producer.
If you remember your original “intro” text to communication sciences and disorders, it probably was divided into broad sections, such as Speech, Language and Hearing. Indeed, that was the actual title of my own intro text. In such texts, stuttering was always covered in the section on Speech Disorders.
Stuttering Foundation President Jane Fraser had the honor of introducing author Vince Vawter for a presentation about his book Paperboy.
This survey is a unique opportunity for both parents/guardians of school-age children and adolescents who stutter and the children themselves to express their ideas about their child’s treatment.
“Journey of a Stutterer” follows my struggle to manage the beast of stuttering. The story is told using a few defining and illustrative vignettes over time. These literary sketches are a small sample of hundreds of events.