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7 A Timeline First Symposium at Northwestern University. 1954

Charlotte Fraser handles all shipping of books until 1970.

1972 1957

1957 Conference, bringing together some of the leading au- thorities in the field of stuttering: Back row: Henry Freund, M.D., Harold Luper, Ph.D., Wendell Johnson, Ph.D., Joseph Sheehan, Ph.D., Charles Van Riper, Ph.D.; Front row: Dean Williams, Ph.D., Malcolm Fraser, Stanley Ainsworth, Ph.D. and Robert West, Ph.D.


“The writer (Malcolm Fraser) re- quests permission to buy an elec- tric typewriter for use in my home, which serves as the office of the Foundation, preferably an IBM executive type.” — from the 1968 SFA annual report.

Stuttering: Its Prevention.

The Fraser home is still the office, now at 152 Lombardy Road, Memphis.


First toll-free telephone line is established, 800-992-9392.

One-page catalog; 11 resources for stuttering.


Books distributed to pediatricians around the coun- try in 1988.

The first Workshop for Specialists started in 1985 at Northwest- ern University directed by Dr. Hugo Gregory.

Therapy in Action The School-Age

Child Who Stutters A 1997–1998 Production

Dr. Dean and Bette Williams at the first exhibit booth.

Office staff and volunteers in 1992.

A public awareness campaign, and widespread public service adver- tisements are a growing part of the Foundation’s work.

FOUNDATION OF AMERICA Since 1947—Helping Those Who Stutter


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