Apple's iPod Touch Joins the iPhone as a Stuttering Therapy Tool At Hollins Communications Research Institute
One month after the introduction of Apple's iPhone as a stuttering
treatment tool, nonprofit Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI - http://www.stuttering.org ) has integrated the iPod Touch into its scientifically based stuttering
therapy program. Applications for both devices were de...
Photos: Apple's iPhone Finds New Use in Treating Stuttering at Hollins Communications Research Institute
Roll-out Scheduled for Week of January 26, 2009
ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI - www.stuttering.org ), a leading center for stuttering
research and treatment innovation, have just completed successful trials using Apple's...
New Stuttering Therapy Scholarship Makes Treatment More Affordable During Tough Economic Times
The cost of stuttering
treatment has become considerably more affordable during this tightened economic environment thanks to a new stuttering
therapy scholarship provided by Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI).
Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) November 17, 2008 -- The ...
Is stuttering in our DNA?
Bruce Willis, Marilyn Monroe, and Carly Simon all suffered from stuttering.
Today, three million Americans do, too. Most are able to overcome the handicap, which afflicts 5% of all children ― but childhood suffering from stuttering
can be traumatic, producing educational, social, and occu...
Help for Stutterers on 'The Doctors' TV Show Presented by Power Stuttering Center Founder Mark Power
MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 30, 2008,
viewers tuning in to the new CBS daytime show "The Doctors"
( http://www.thedoctorstv.com ) will find hope for stuttering. That day, the
Dr. Phil McGraw-produced show will feature Mark Power, M.A., CCC-SP,
founder of Power ...
Stars Spotlight Personal Triumphs Over Stuttering
Luminaries from politics, Hollywood and Wall Street show the condition can be overcome
FRIDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- Stars from the world of entertainment and finance spoke out at a gala benefit this week in New York City with one goal in mind: to help lift the stigma around stut...
Early treatment of stuttering can help children
New investigations suggest that treating the problem of stuttering
early in life, like before the children join school, can go a long way in curing the condition. The research report on the said topic came out in the latest // edition of BMJ.
About 5% of children begin to stutter, usually in t...
Supporting children with stress key to improve stuttering
Researchers are studying ways to help children who stutter, cope with their stressors and emotions as this has a bearing on how the child improves with the speech difficulty //.
"Our findings indicate that young children who stutter are more apt to be emotionally aroused, less able to settle...
SpeechEasy Seeks Proposals For Future Research Studies
...ch, entitled the "Effect of Concurrent Behavioral Fluency Therapy Upon stuttering
Treatment Outcomes in Speakers who Use the SpeechEasy Device."
&qu...cond voice speaking in unison. Such "choral" speech can alleviate stuttering
in varying degrees, depending on the individual. SpeechEasy was developed b...
Survey: Speech Therapy Helps, But People Who Stutter Suffer Discrimination
... teased, according to a new survey by the National stuttering
Association. People who stutter make up about 1 pe... percent of parents have received bad advice about stuttering
treatment from pediatricians and speech therapists...
The survey also found that:
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