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Survey: Speech Therapy Helps, But People Who Stutter Suffer Discrimination
Date:7/9/2009

rnative treatments for stuttering, such as psychological counseling, prescription medication and assistive devices, help some people but are significantly less effective than speech therapy.

Participants in the May 2009 online survey were National Stuttering Association members, participants in the organization's programs and visitors to its web site.

The National Stuttering Association is a non-profit organization that helps adults and children who stutter with support activities, educational programs, publications and advocacy. It's the largest organization of its type with more than 100 local support groups across the U.S.

The full survey report is available on the organization's web site, http://www.WeStutter.org.

Further information:

Jim McClure, 505 833-3985, jim@jamcclure.com


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