While Nicole Kidman has appeared in dozens of films, grossing more than $4 billion worldwide, she describes herself as being exceptionally shy, a circumstance that was only worsened by her childhood stutter.
Is it stuttering, or something else? That’s a question I am often asked as the fluency consultant in my school district. More and more, my colleagues and I are seeing students with language problems who also exhibit disfluent speech.
Shaquille “Shaq” O'Neal is a retired professional basketball player and sports analyst on Inside the NBA. Shaq was first drafted into the NBA by the Orlando Magic in 1992.
Words will not express what an impact Dr. Howard Schwartz has had on so many people’s lives throughout his career as a Speech Language Pathologist.
The Stuttering Foundation celebrated its 70th anniversary during a gala in New York City. Among those in attendance was TV news anchor John Stossel.
The Stuttering Foundation celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, marking seven decades as the world’s foremost nonprofit dedicated to helping those who stutter.
“If you could take a magic pill to get rid of your stutter, would you take it?” Some form of this question inevitably comes up when I talk to a group of people about stuttering. Over the years my response has changed.
Erik Weir is a successful money manager. But this self-made success story struggled with stuttering, which, along with his faith in God, made him the man he is today.
My name is Achilleas Souras. I’m 16 years old and I live in Barcelona. Growing up, talking wasn’t always easy for me. Speaking on the phone was hard. There were times when I was mocked and other kids finished my sentences for me.
The University of Iowa and the Stuttering Foundation co-sponsored the inaugural University Instructors’ 5 Day Workshop.