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75 Years – A Rock Solid Foundation
Speaker: Jane Fraser, FRCSLT, President of Stuttering Foundation
Date: January 20, 2022
Time: 12:00-1:15pm ET

Description: Jane Fraser will be talking about her father, Malcolm Fraser, who founded the Stuttering Foundation in 1947, 75 years ago. She will relate his goals for the foundation and his lifelong work to help others. His favorite words were “Let’s be practical.” He was always looking for ways to improve the lives of those who stutter, not in some distant future world but in the here and now. There will be plenty of time for Q & A as well.

• Target Audience: Speech-Language Pathologists*, Parents, Adults and Teens who Stutter
• There is no fee for this event
• *This course is not eligible for CEUs

Jane Fraser, Hon. FRCSLT, serves as the president of The Stuttering Foundation of America, a position she has held since 1981. The oldest and largest nonprofit organization for the prevention and treatment of stuttering, the Foundation has grown tremendously in size, scope and outreach under her leadership and direction. The daughter of Stuttering Foundation founder Malcolm Fraser, Ms. Fraser received a degree in Russian and Linguistics at Bryn Mawr College and continued graduate work in both subjects at the Universite de Strasbourg, France. As an avid student of language and speech, Ms. Fraser is fluent in French and lived in that country for 20 years. An experienced editor, translator, and interpreter, she previously worked for the Institut Gustave Roussy and for the Assemblee Nationale in Paris.

Personal honors and awards include: Distinguished Alumnae of the Century Award, Hutchison School Centennial, 2002; the Outstanding Contribution Award from the International Stuttering Association, 2007. She was chosen Nonprofit Executive of the Year by the Nonprofit Times in 2008.
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Jan 20, 2022 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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