Meet Lionel!

If you live in the New York area, and have ever watched the news on WPIX, you know Lionel. And now we know Lionel, too. Lionel has become the latest celebrity to speak out on behalf of those who stutter, and it won’t be long before the entire country starts hearing radio public service announcements for the Stuttering Foundation featuring his wonderful voice.

Stuttering Foundation’s 23rd Annual Media Awards Competition

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2014) — For the 23rd consecutive year, the Stuttering Foundation,, announces it will recognize journalists for excellence in reporting that furthers the understanding of this complex disorder.

“We are happy to announce these awards to further public awareness of stuttering,” said Jane Fraser, president of the nonprofit foundation. “Media coverage has grown substantially in volume and sensitivity in recent years. We want to continue to recognize outstanding reporting.”

Jackpot!! Donor Sends Stuttering Foundation 200 Mega Millions Lottery Tickets

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (December 13, 2013) — To show appreciation for the services it provides, an anonymous donor sent the Stuttering Foundation 200 Mega Millions lottery tickets for the drawing scheduled for tonight. Lottery official estimate the potential winnings at more than $425 million.

Stuttering Didn’t Silence His Story: John Stossel Inspires Others

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (December 12, 2013) — John Stossel, correspondent for Fox News, is one of the most recognized and articulate reporters today. However, he once considered giving up his broadcasting career because of his stuttering.

Stossel is featured on the Stuttering Foundation's 18 Famous People Who Stutter poster and brochure.

The True Legacy of Lazaro Arbos

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 11, 2013) — Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation, had the following reaction to the departure of Lazaro Arbos from American Idol Season 12:

“Bravo, Lazaro, Bravo!!


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