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Author David Mitchell interviewed on Jon Stewart's Daily Show
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 14:25

mitchell interviewBritish author and person who stutters David Mitchell appeared on the Daily Show this week. Jon Stewart praised his new book, The Reason I Jump, the memoir of a young boy with autism, which Mitchell translated from the Japanese. David did wonderfully during his interview with Stewart (see the interview after the jump)

David Mitchell's novels, including Cloud Atlas and Black Swan Green which is the semi-autobiographical story of a boy who stutters, have been award-winning best-sellers. He has been involved in the British Stammering Association and has appeared at many conferences for people who stutter.


First Ever Stuttering and Attitudes Research Symposium
Monday, 30 September 2013 14:18

Ken St. LouisWest Virginia University Speech Language Pathology professors held the first ever research symposium devoted entirely to the topic of stuttering, September 4 to 7.

The Stuttering and Attitudes Research Symposium looked at different studies done on people who stutter, and the attitudes that people have about those who stutter.

The symposium is the culmination of research conducted by Ken St. Louis, of WVU Speech Language Pathology, who is a professor and director of post-professional graduate study in the West Virginia University College of Education and Human Services' Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

2nd Annual Stuttering Awareness Walk a sucess
Written by Lisa Wilder   
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 17:06

boothEverybody enjoyed themselves Sunday at the 2nd Annual Stuttering Awareness Walk. The event raised funds to support the Speech and Stuttering Institute, a Toronto clinic that provides treatment for stuttering. Their grant program ensures nobody who needs therapy is ever turned away.



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