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International. 6 chapters. Founded 1977. Self-help group for adult and adolescent stutterers. Must have speech dysfunction or phobia. Phone network, peer counseling and newsletter. Offers assistance starting new groups. Dues $85/yr.
Speak Easy Int'l Foundation, Inc., c/o Bob Gathman
233 Concord Dr.
Paramus, NJ 07652
Voice: Bob 201-262-0895
International. 11,000+ chapters. Founded 1924. Mutual help for people to improve speaking and leadership skills to express themselves more effectively and to gain confidence. For those who are hesitant to speak before an audience. Leadership training. Dues $54/yr. One time membership kit $20. Monthly magazine.
P.O. Box 9052
Mission Viejo, CA 92690-7052
Voice: 949-858-8255 (Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm PST)
International. Founded 1980. Aims to eliminate stuttering through speech therapy in conjunction with support groups. Education for public and professionals about stuttering and support. Speakers, phone help system and guidelines on forming support groups.
Int'l Fdn. for Stutterers, Inc.
2414 Romano Court
East Norriton, PA 19401
Voice: Elliot Dennis 610-272-1771 or Ed Riordan 908-359-6469 (eve.).
National. 100 groups. Founded 1977. Provides information about stuttering. Self-help chapter meetings provide supportive environment where people who stutter can learn to communicate more effectively. Network of groups. Referrals, advocacy, monthly newsletter and group development guidelines. Dues $35; $20 (senior, student, low income).
National Stuttering Association
119 West 40th St., 14th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Online. 4700+ members. Founded 2000. Mutual support for people who stutter. Friends, relatives and speech therapists welcome. Mission is to provide support to people who stutter through information about stuttering, therapy/treatment and the sharing of experiences.
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