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Tom Weidig
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European Clinical Specialization Course on Fluency Disorders
The European Clinical Specialization Course on Fluency Disorders is a one-year program - compatible with the workload of an SLT - for speech-language therapists wanting to become European Fluency Specialists. It consists of  25 credits  (ECTS). Graduates of...

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Firing of veteran NIH scientist prompts protests over publication ban
A very sad story. A senior researchers got fired because he did not adhere to the very strict and often completely uselees but politically correct procedures. Result: the valid experimental data (on stuttering!) cannot be used in a scientific publication an...

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Latest on genetics research
If you want to read the latest review on genetics and stuttering, you should read this Open Access article by Drayna and  Frigerio-Domingues.

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This is how it looks like when you participate in a genetics study


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We do not need a witch hunt against those that mocks our stuttering!
I am shocked to read that A Starbucks barista has been suspended from their job after apparently ‘humiliating’ a man with a speech impediment by writing his name as ‘RRR…ichard’ on his order. I certainly do not want that the person loses his job. I suggest ...

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Stammering and post-traumatic stress – some food for thought
Check out Paul's thoughtful article on Stammering and post-traumatic stress – some food for thought .

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*http://fluency.talkbank.org/*
Check out the Fluency Bank ! FluencyBank is a shared database for the study of the development of fluency in both normal and disordered populations. Support comes from NIH Grant 1R01DC015494; P.I.s are Nan Bernstein-Ratner (University of Maryland) and Brian...

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Stuttering in advertising
Joe Gill writes to me: Growing up with a stammer and studying to go into the Graphic Design industry I found that nearly all advertising aimed towards stammering was either very condescending or just outright bad design. I tried to tackle this with a design...

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The new treatment approach: Stutter Pride
Here is what I recently read in a document need for damage control resulting from strong debates between various teams (fluency shapists, stuttering modifiers, and "stutter pride" proponents) . Until recently, we had two approaches: fluency shaping (learn h...
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