a sampling of media coverage through the years
’Tween 12 & 20 Dr. Robert Wallace has mentioned the Foundation frequent- ly through the years in his column ’Tween 12 & 20. On one occasion he described Stuttering: Straight Talk for Teachers as an im- portant resource and listed the SFA Web site.
Actor Gets Word Out
on Stuttering Actor Nicholas Brendon, as spokesperson for the Stuttering Founda- tion, was interviewed on CNN. John Stossel has also been interviewed by CNN while serving as the Foundation’s spokesperson.
Speaking of Damon
How Major League Baseball outfield- er John- ny Da- mon dealt with stuttering was the top- ic of a Daily News article.
Three separate articles by Rosie Mestel, Stephen Ceaser, and Jessica Pauline Ogilvie help to ensure that the Founda- tion’s outreach remains phenomenal.
Wall Street Journal gives the Stuttering Foundation Website as a nonprofit source of help for stuttering.
Finding Hope USA Today included the Foundation in an article dis- cussing stut- tering and treatments for this devastating disorder.
Help for Those Who Stutter
Woman’s Day featured the DVD Stutter- ing: Straight Talk for Teachers and the Foundation’s Web site.
Annie’s Mailbox Marcy Sugar and Kathy Mitchell, the authors of An- nie’s Mai lbox, listed the SFA as a source of help and information on International
Stuttering Awareness Day. They in- cluded the Foundation’s toll-free helpline and Web site.
On the Today Show, Stuttering Foundation President Jane Fraser discussed stereotypes which surround stut-
tering, early intervention for preschool children, and some of the exciting new research in genetics and neurology.
Secrets of the Stutter
U.S. News and World Report focused na- tional attention on stuttering by mak- ing it a cover story.
The New York Times listed the SFA as “the older and more established” group to help those who stutter. The newspaper also included a letter to the editor by Jane Fraser as the lead article in the sports section.
Genes for Stuttering
Richard Knox interviewed Jane Fraser and board member Dennis Drayna on the discovery of the first genes for stuttering.
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