- The Washington Times - Sunday, August 6, 2000

Books for adults

• "Stuttering: Science, Therapy and Practice, the Most Complete Book About Stuttering," by Thomas David Kehoe, Casa Futura Technologies, 1997. This is a comprehensive look at the disorder, including causes, treatments and practical issues.

• "Knotted Tongues: Stuttering in History and the Quest for a Cure," by Benson Bobrick, Kudansha International, 1996. This is a social history of stuttering, including the impact it had on notable stutterers such as Winston Churchill.

• "Coping with Stuttering," by Melanie Ann Apel, Rosen Publishing Group, 2000. This new book is a guide to reducing avoidance techniques.

Books for children

• "Sometimes I Just Stutter: A Book for Children Ages 7 to 12," by Eelco de Geus, National Stuttering Foundation, 1999. This book puts the disorder in easy terms for children.

Associations

• Stuttering Foundation of America, 3100 Walnut Grove Road, PO Box 11749, Memphis, Tenn. 38111. Phone: 800/992-9392. Web site: www.stuttersfa.org. This organization has books, pamphlets and information sheets about stuttering. It also offers therapy workshops and can make referrals to speech pathologists who specialize in stuttering.

• American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Md. 20852. Phone: 800/638-8255. Web site: www.asha.org. This groups has fact sheets about stuttering and can refer you to a speech-language pathologist for treatment.

On line

• The Stuttering Home Page (www.mankato.msus.edu/dept/comdis/kuster/stutter.html), produced by Judith Kuster, a professor at Mankato State University in Minnesota, has extensive articles, research news, resources, stutterers' stories, treatment options and links to other site about stuttering.

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