Back to School: Kids Who Stutter Share Their Hopes and Fears

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Contact: Jane Fraser
jfraser@StutteringHelp.org
912-223-7481 or 202-686-4494

Memphis, Tenn. (August 5, 2019) — For many children and parents, the new school year is a time of excitement and anticipation. But for children who stutter, a new classroom, new teacher, new school, or new friends can be reasons for anxiety and concern. The Stuttering Foundation provides help.

Virtual Learning by Stuttering Foundation Online Workshops Draw Participants from Across the Globe

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Contact: Greg Wilson
greg@CurleyCompany.com
571-239-7474

Memphis, Tenn. (June 3, 2019) — Earlier this spring, the Stuttering Foundation launched Virtual Learning by Stuttering Foundation, a free online series of interactive workshops with a variety of offerings for speech-language pathologists, parents, and individuals who stutter.

Stuttering Foundation Explores Genetic Research at New York City Gala

Dr. Dennis Drayna, NIDCD, Explores Developments
in Genetics and Neuroscience of Stuttering

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Contact: Greg Wilson
greg@CurleyCompany.com
571-239-7474

Stuttering Foundation Launches New Website

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Greg Wilson
571-239-7474
greg@CurleyCompany.com

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 1, 2019) —With nearly 100 million visitors each year and inquiries from more than 137 countries around the world, the Stuttering Foundation’s website has become the leading global source of information on stuttering.

Francine du Plessix Gray

Francine du Plessix Gray was a French-American writer known for being a “Jane of all trades,” writing everything from fiction to reports to literary essays and numerous biographies. However, she was never fond of this title. In a 1982 piece with The New York Times Book Review in which she was tasked with describing her development as a writer, Mrs. Gray provided a harsh self-assessment.

Kimberly Garvin

Kimberly Garvin is a 5th grade English teacher, manager of her son’s non-profit Lllet Me Finish, and a published author of both adult fiction and children’s literature. Kimberly is a mother of two, Sydni who lives in Atlanta, and Saadiq who lives with her (and Charlie Brown, their dog) in New Jersey. 

Saadiq Wicks

At just 9 years old, Saadiq Wicks started his foundation Lllet Me Finish. By age 13, he was on his way to becoming a published author. Now he’s working on a sequel to his book When Oliver Speaks while finishing his junior year of high school.

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