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For years, my stutter was the thing that caused a lot of self-doubt, negativity, and held me back. My stutter would cause me to talk negatively to and be mad at myself. Through years of self-growth and introspection, I no longer allow myself to talk ill about myself or be mad at myself because of my stutter.
Dr. Lisa Ann Scott, 54, of Tallahassee, FL died peacefully in her home on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 after a long and brave battle with breast cancer. Born on January 28, 1965, in Lincoln, NE, Lisa was the daughter of Edward (Connie) Harman and Linda (Larry) Frahm.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of longtime Stuttering Foundation friend Lisa A. Scott, Ph.D., CCC-SLP.
Within the stuttering community, the parental fear that a child is beginning to stutter is very well known—and very real. One in 20 children will stutter for a time during their development. One in 100 will continue to stutter after adolescence, and potentially, for a lifetime.
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