Online remedy for stuttering
May 2, 2010
Relief may be at hand for millions of people around the world who stutter, thanks to the pioneering work of Australian experts.
The Australian Stuttering Research Centre in Sydney has won a federal grant of nearly $5 million to develop a system that sufferers can access via the internet. The simple program has cured pre-schoolers in 12 weeks.
''Parents ask kids every now and then to say what they just said without the stutter,'' centre director Professor Mark Onslow said. ''It works amazingly well but the problem is that there aren't enough speech pathologists to deal with all the kids who are stuttering.''
Monday, April 18, 2011
More of the Australian gold standard
Here is an article for all those that claim that Lidcombe never claims to work magic.Even if you argue that the journalist got it wrong and they don't claim cures, you must wonder how the journalist came to the idea of "cure". This fits well into the last post where the therapist suspected the child's family to be the cause of the "non-cure", because she too was indoctrinated with the "cure". Here is the article.
by Tom Weidig