The Stuttering
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We provide free online resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering.

Stuttering Foundation’s 70th Anniversary

A look back at the Stuttering Foundation's past as we celebrate 70 years!

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Stuttering Foundation's 70th Anniversary

News and Blog

  • Physical Body: Invisible Stutter

    "Physical Body: Invisible Stutter" is a photo series consisting of 10 images to bring the concept of stuttering as an invisible disability to light. More than 70 million people worldwide stutter yet the stigma against stuttering and people who stutter is still prevalent across countries and cultures today.

  • Following Up with An SFA Ambassador

    When we first interviewed Vanessa Tremonte, she was our teen spokesperson and had just won the Miss Arizona Jr. National Teenager pageant. Since then, she’s grown up, started a career and a family. Although she decided to move on from pageantry to focus on school, Vanessa tells us her exposure to and experience in pageants gave her the confidence and poise she needed to be her best self and overcome her fear of public speaking.

  • Tribute to Esteemed Irish Authors

    While the Irish literacy legacy is historically rich with famous writers, it is important to recognize that some of these writers have struggled with stuttering, as has been the case for many authors all over the world. It is an understatement to say that Irish people who stutter — as well as all people who stutter — are proud of these Irish writers.

  • NFL Superstar and Stuttering Superhero

    Adrian Nicholas Peterson is known as a former running back for the Chicago Bears in the NFL, but he is more than just an athlete; he is also an inspiration to people who struggle with stuttering.

  • Spinning the Struggle

    Jason Heffler, aka DJ Fluencee, found his voice through music. Growing up with a stutter, he struggled against bullies and feelings of isolation, but his family always had his back. Read more to find out about his experience growing up with a stutter and breaking through the music industry.

Famous People Who Stutter

The list includes entertainers, athletes, writers, artists, and global leaders!

Continuing Education

The Stuttering Foundation offers continuing education courses for ASHA CEUs online. Developed and led by world renowned experts, these courses are offered at low cost to speech-language pathologists (SLPs) worldwide.