On Aug. 1, 2012, the 1958 classic Hitchcock thriller Vertigo was named the best movie of all-time, ending the 50 year run of Orson Welles’ debut movie Citizen Kane. Sight & Sound, a magazine published by the British Film Institute, surveys top international film critics every decade.
- By Gordon W. Blood, Ph.D.Penn State University
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- In July, the Stuttering Foundation of America, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and The Florida State University co-sponsored the fourth Mid-Atlantic Workshop, Treating Children and Adolescents Who Stutter, in Philadelphia.
- Since 1985, the Stuttering Foundation has conducted intensive summer workshops in order to increase the pool of speech-language pathologists trained in the latest techniques for the treatment of stuttering. This summer was no exception.
The 15th International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference, A Voice and Something to Say, will start Oct. 1, 2012.
Edward Rondthaler was one of the 20th century’s foremost men of letters – actual physical audible letters. An outspoken advocate of spelling reform, he spent decades trying to impose order on his 26 lawless charges. As a noted typographer who first plied his trade 99 years ago, he helped bring the art of typesetting from the age of hot metal into the modern era – and he was a person who stuttered.
- By Luc De Nil, Ph.D., and Catherine Theys, M.Sc.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Aug. 8, 2012) — The Stuttering Foundation responds to a new study published in the August 8th online issue of Neurology, “Neural anomaly and reorganization in speakers who stutter:”