Spinning the Struggle
Jason Heffler, aka DJ Fluencee, found his voice through music. Growing up with a stutter, he struggled against bullies and feelings of isolation, but his family always had his back. Read more to find out about his experience growing up with a stutter and breaking through the music industry.
Bringing It Home
When Brandon stepped into my office a few weeks ago, he did not know the word "stuttering." Yet, surely in his own way, he did know it.
Stuttering to Speak
I can remember stomping my feet and rolling my eyes hoping the words would come out quicker. These were outward expressions of how frustrated I was because of the challenges I experienced with my speech.
NIH study in mice identifies type of brain cell involved in stuttering
Discovery could lead to targets for new therapies
Stuttering Foundation Launches Podcast
We're continuing our efforts to bring you relevant and accessible learning opportunities - and we can't tell you how excited we are to be entering the podcasting world!
10 Ways to Celebrate International Stuttering Awareness Day
October 22 is International Stuttering Awareness Day. This is a great opportunity to focus public attention on a complex disorder that touches 70 million people around the world and more than 3 million in the U.S. alone.
Netherlands Workshop Focuses on Preschool Children
A workshop designed for speech-language pathologists who want to be trained to practice the DCM treatment that was investigated in the RESTART trial will be held in the Netherlands from July 31- August 2, 2019.
Remembering Gloria Vanderbilt
Ms. Vanderbilt was a model, actress, fashion designer, artist, heiress, and socialite. People who were around in the 1970s and 1980s will remember how she jump started a $100 million-dollar fashion empire, mostly with designer jeans, but also blouses, shoes, jewelry and perfume.
Boy Rocks It in Musical
Ever since he was 6 years old, Eamonn Hubert has been performing. While he’s been in countless shows with his dad, thanks to their band Hot Dogs & Gin, this year he performed on one of his biggest stage yet — School of Rock the Musical. While Eamonn was on a U.S. tour with the group, we caught up with him to learn more!
Bravery on the Front Lines
Born in October of 1911, Gertrude Tompkins came from a wealthy and privileged background. Her father, Vreeland Tompkins, was a top chemist for John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil with many patents of his own, securing the wealth of the Tompkins family for many years. Vreeland stuttered severely, and naturally was upset that his daughter began to stutter like he did.