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A Glimpse of Early Memories as a Person Who Stutters

GregGreg, front row, second from right, celebrating his sister's wedding
at St. Martins, Ottawa in 1974

It is interesting how certain events and situations can illicit powerful memories — memories that remind me of the ways stuttering can significantly compromise a person's quality of life.

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Vancouver Kids Celebrate Stuttering Awareness Day!

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Ella and Wynn, who live in Vancouver, BC, celebrated International Stuttering Awareness Day on October 22nd. They watched a video and talked with their class about stuttering and how to be a good friend/ally to people who stutter. They also made morning announcements at school and ate special cookies shaped like the stuttering awareness ribbon. Ella and Wynn are already planning ways to celebrate and spread the word about stuttering for next year!










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Public Education Campaigns about Stuttering: Measuring Success

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Many attempts have been made to change public attitudes about stuttering. Such attempts have included talks, media interviews, and videos which seek to inform the public about stuttering. With regard to all such information-sharing efforts, a question naturally comes to mind: how would we know whether a given attempt to change public attitudes about stuttering, or any other condition, actually works?

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