• New Website Unveiled

    After months of research, designing, brainstorming, and hard work, the Stuttering Foundation’s new website, www.StutteringHelp.org, went live Saturday July 28. 
    “We are excited to bring a new and improved resource to the public,” said Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation. 
  • Looper Takes the Stuttering Out of Willis' Childhood

    Sept. 28, 2012 — Today marks the long awaited U.S. release of the movie Looper starring Bruce Willis. In this futuristic action thriller set in 2044, Bruce Willis’ character encounters a 25 year-old incarnation of himself, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who has been contracted to kill him.

  • 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 Advocates

    By 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 Confidence

    In 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.