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In November 2010, worldwide movie audiences were presented with a most interesting and unusual movie release with The King’s Speech, starring Colin Firth as King George VI and Helena Bonham Carter as his wife Elizabeth.

Josh Cohen raises money with car wash and Zumbathon 
during National Stuttering Awareness Week

Josh Cohen, a remarkable young man from Cherry Hill, N.J., has stuttered for nearly his entire life. He will be 13 soon and celebrating his Bar Mitzvah in October. This passage requires he complete a personally meaningful project of community benefit.

 

Tillis and Stossel Join Forces to Help Charity

What do country music star Mel Tillis and hard-hitting television journalist John Stossel have in common?

They both stutter.

By Laurent Lagarde
Translated by Jane Fraser

 

Download the free brochure Special Education Law and Children Who Stutter

By Lisa A. Scott, Ph.D.
The Florida State University

Dear Annie: My husband and I recently visited the beach house of some friends. While there, I met an interesting lady who stuttered. At first I thought she had had too much to drink, but after 15 minutes I realized she had a speech impediment. I've never met an adult who stutters. At times it was very uncomfortable because I knew the word she was trying to say but could not get out. 

Would it have been rude to complete the word for her, or should I have let her work through it? I felt very awkward.

-Uncomfortable in Florida 

The Stuttering Foundation was chosen at the Spring Executive Council meeting in March 2010 as the new beneficiary of "NSSLHA Loves!" Based in Memphis, Tenn., the Foundation provides free online resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering.

Donations from the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association will be used to help children who stutter worldwide.

This is an excerpt from the popular book Sometimes I Just Stutter by Eelco de Geus

Dear Brother or Sister,

This excerpt is from the book Effective Counseling in Stuttering Therapy

alt textBy Joseph G. Sheehan, Ph.D.

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