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Options – we need real options.

Just returned from the FRIENDS Conference in Denver. Big thanks to Lee Caggiano, John Albach, and all the volunteers for this opportunity to come together with support and education. Thanks also to the American Institute for Stuttering staff for sharing their insights...

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Please tell me your story!

Do you have a child whose speech tension persisted into their teen and adult years, even after formal early intervention with speech professionals? Are you an adult who had early intervention with speech professionals but continues to struggle with speech tension? If...

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Don’t hesitate to ask “what do you mean by that?”

A review of posts from the Voice Unearthed Facebook group reveals a common use of terms that few people question. For example: I referred my 7yr old to speech and language My son has had his stutter since he was 4 and we have been receiving treatment since he was 5....

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Lidcombe – What’s Left?

A newly published article in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research reported  the results of a recent study on Lidcombe (Donaghy, et. al. 2020). This study divided 74 children into two groups, the control group using verbal contingencies and the...

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