MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Aug. 8, 2012) — The Stuttering Foundation responds to a new study published in the August 8th online issue of Neurology, “Neural anomaly and reorganization in speakers who stutter:”
Please read the entire page in honor of James.
Memorial gifts in memory and in honor of James Michael Campbell can be made in the following ways:
Mail a check in his memory to:
Stuttering Foundation of America
1805 Moriah Woods Boulevard, Suite 3
Memphis, TN 38117
Malcolm Fraser Honored
Stuttering Foundation President Jane Fraser and Vice-President Joe Fulcher joined therapists, supporters, and trustees of the Association for Research into Stammering in Childhood, ARSC, and staff of the Michael Palin Centre on Sept. 20 to celebrate the opening of the newly-refurbished facility, which includes a high-tech room named for Malcolm Fraser.
Kirk and John Tarver and their Memphis-based Shelby Railroad Service Inc. raised a record $7,800 to help those who stutter at their Annual Tin Cup Tournament and Bar-B-Que held October 6 at the Wedgewood Golf Club in Olive Branch, Miss.
- By Bill Leinweber
- Now a fixture on the ladies pro golf circuit for nearly 18 years, the public at large is unaware that Sophie Gustafson deals with the issue of stuttering every day of her life.
Stuttering Foundation 2011 Western workshopper Katarzyna Wesierska translated the book Stuttering: Straight Talk for Teachers into Polish.
This very attractive book includes the SFA video for teachers with Polish subtitles. In addition to her work on the book and video, Wesierska translated the flyers, Myths About Stuttering, and 8 Tips for Teachers, which are also included in the book.
Since this college essay by Daniel Altman was first published on the Stuttering Foundation’s website a few months ago, Filmmaker Magazine and other websites have featured it. Daniel will be attending Wheaton College in Massachusetts, where he plans to study International Relations and Film.
By Daniel Altman
The workshop elevated my confidence in my stuttering therapy with adults, and has given me new and concrete tools which enriched my view and approach, even technically. Insisting on describing a situation through Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) cycles has made a real difference. Also, since then I have been doing Parent Child Interaction therapy, which I have never done thoroughly. I enjoy the process and it has been showing results.
The temptation to rely on media screens to entertain babies and toddlers is more appealing than ever, with screens surrounding families at home, in the car, and even at the grocery store. And there is no shortage of media products and programming targeted to little ones. But a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says there are better ways to help children learn at this critical age.