Vertigo Named Best Movie of All-Time
On Aug. 1, 2012, the 1958 classic Hitchcock thriller Vertigo was named the best movie of all-time, ending the 50 year run of Orson Welles’ debut movie Citizen Kane. Sight & Sound, a magazine published by the British Film Institute, surveys top international film critics every decade.
Bullying and SLPs: Enhancing Our Roles as AdvocatesBy Gordon W. Blood, Ph.D.Penn State University
Adolescent Siblings Survey
Participant Criteria: Families with 2 children, both children must be between the ages of 12 and 18
Description: We are interested in how having a brother or sister impacts adolescents. We invite parents and siblings to fill out an online survey. Families with and without children with disabilities are welcome to participate.
Stuttering Foundation: SNL Skit a ‘Huge Step Backwards’ for Stuttering Community
Contact: Greg Wilson
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2012) — Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation, www.StutteringHelp.org, made the following comments concerning the Sept. 15, 2012, Saturday Night Live skit ridiculing those who stutter:
Mid-Atlantic Workshop Builds ConfidenceIn July, the Stuttering Foundation of America, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and The Florida State University co-sponsored the fourth Mid-Atlantic Workshop, Treating Children and Adolescents Who Stutter, in Philadelphia.
14th Boston Workshop Earns A+Since 1985, the Stuttering Foundation has conducted intensive summer workshops in order to increase the pool of speech-language pathologists trained in the latest techniques for the treatment of stuttering. This summer was no exception.
15th International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference
The 15th International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference, A Voice and Something to Say, will start Oct. 1, 2012.
Longtime SFA Supporter Edward Rondthaler Dies at 104
Edward Rondthaler was one of the 20th century’s foremost men of letters – actual physical audible letters. An outspoken advocate of spelling reform, he spent decades trying to impose order on his 26 lawless charges. As a noted typographer who first plied his trade 99 years ago, he helped bring the art of typesetting from the age of hot metal into the modern era – and he was a person who stuttered.
Advances in Our Understanding of Adult Neurogenic StutteringBy Luc De Nil, Ph.D., and Catherine Theys, M.Sc.
Stuttering Foundation Encouraged by Neurology Study
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:”