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:”
Please read the entire page in honor of James.
Memorial gifts in memory and in honor of James Michael Campbell can be made in the following ways:
Mail a check in his memory to:
Stuttering Foundation of America
1805 Moriah Woods Boulevard, Suite 3
Memphis, TN 38117
Malcolm Fraser Honored
Stuttering Foundation President Jane Fraser and Vice-President Joe Fulcher joined therapists, supporters, and trustees of the Association for Research into Stammering in Childhood, ARSC, and staff of the Michael Palin Centre on Sept. 20 to celebrate the opening of the newly-refurbished facility, which includes a high-tech room named for Malcolm Fraser.
Kirk and John Tarver and their Memphis-based Shelby Railroad Service Inc. raised a record $7,800 to help those who stutter at their Annual Tin Cup Tournament and Bar-B-Que held October 6 at the Wedgewood Golf Club in Olive Branch, Miss.
- By Bill Leinweber
- Now a fixture on the ladies pro golf circuit for nearly 18 years, the public at large is unaware that Sophie Gustafson deals with the issue of stuttering every day of her life.
Stuttering Foundation 2011 Western workshopper Katarzyna Wesierska translated the book Stuttering: Straight Talk for Teachers into Polish.
This very attractive book includes the SFA video for teachers with Polish subtitles. In addition to her work on the book and video, Wesierska translated the flyers, Myths About Stuttering, and 8 Tips for Teachers, which are also included in the book.
Frances Cook has served on the Stuttering Foundation Board of Directors since 2008.
Frances recently retired as the Head of Specialty at the Michael Palin Centre (MPC) for Stammering Children in London, UK. The MPC opened in 1993 and it is now recognised as a centre of expertise in the practical treatment of stuttering, for its professional training programmes and its expanding programme of research into treatment efficacy.