The 1999 Malcolm Faser Award, which honors excellence in the field of fluency, has been presnted by the Stuttering Founation of America to Oliver Bloodstein, a speech-language pathologist. Bloodstein is a Professor Emeritus of Speech at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and has served on the school's faculty for almost 50 years.
The Stuttering Foundation announced its 2012 Awards for Excellence in Journalism during May. “Journalists in a variety of settings have done an outstanding job of focusing on stuttering during the past year,” said Jane Fraser, president of the 65-year-old nonprofit foundation. “We are seeing a significant shift in how we reach people - not only through newspapers and columnists but also through websites and blogs. We are particularly excited about increased outreach in Canada and within the Spanish speaking community.”
- Evidence-Based Practice and Practice-Based Evidence: Closing the GapDiscussions about evidence-based practice often culminate in claims that there is one best approach to treatment of a particular type of client, or that we lack appropriate evidence or that clinicians lack access to what evidence we have.
Kirk and John Tarver and their Memphis-based Shelby Railroad Services Inc. raised an astonishing $11,000 for the Memphis-based Stuttering Foundation.
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firstname.lastname@example.orgPhoto caption: John Tarver (second from left) and Kirk Tarver (second from right) of Shelby Railroad Services Inc. with Stuttering Foundation staff members Susie Hall (from left), Terri Jones, and Pat Hamm.
Camp Shout Out Soared to New Heights
- Alan Rabinowitz, Ph.D., passed away in 2018. He served on the Stuttering Foundation Board of Directors. As one of the world’s leading big cat experts, he was called ‘The Indiana Jones of Wildlife Conservation’ by TIME magazine.
- The fascinating career of Edward Hoagland, novelist and nature writer was featured in the April 9th, 2012, Wall Street Journal article “Tracking the naturalist.” The article shed light on Hoagland’s amazing exploits that fueled his conservation writing for almost sixty years. The 79 year-old writer said, “Our world is being destroyed in a quiet holocaust. It’s up to us to say what we have to say while we can still do so.”
- After months of research, designing, brainstorming, and hard work, the Stuttering Foundation’s new website, www.StutteringHelp.org, went live Saturday July 28.“We are excited to bring a new and improved resource to the public,” said Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation.
Sept. 28, 2012 — Today marks the long awaited U.S. release of the movie Looper starring Bruce Willis. In this futuristic action thriller set in 2044, Bruce Willis’ character encounters a 25 year-old incarnation of himself, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who has been contracted to kill him.