About Stuttering Foundation of America
The Stuttering Foundation of America (SFA) is a non-profit organization founded in 1947 dedicated to the improved treatment and the prevention of stuttering. The foundation publishes 28 books, 39 DVD’s and videotapes, a periodic newsletter, and 19 informational brochures on stuttering. Several publications are directed toward medical professionals. The foundation maintains a toll-free hotline on stuttering and a nationwide resource list for individuals seeking a speech-language pathologist who specializes in stuttering. In addition, the foundation in collaboration with Northwestern University co-sponsors an annual “Workshop for Specialists: Stuttering Therapy”, an in-depth two week training program. The foundation also co-sponsors a 4 five-day workshop for professionals who focus on working with school-age children who stutter. It maintains two web sites, one in English, the other in Spanish.