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ALTRUSA MEMBER RECOGNIZED

Long-time Altrusa member Karen Marquardt is the recipient of the 2014 Making a Difference Award from the Rochester Education Foundation. She is being recognized for her work as a liaison to the City Schools for the Club in their efforts to promote literacy by donating more than 6000 books to Continue reading →

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Help for Teens Who Stutter is as Close as Your Library

Stuttering is a frustrating and embarrassing problem for millions of people, but it can be especially tough on teenagers.  Help is available at most public libraries. Teens often face ridicule from classmates, and their stuttering affects their lives in various ways.  They deal daily with embarrassment and frustration.  There is Continue reading →

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Help for Stuttering – Complex Disorder Devastating for Children and Parents

Parents eagerly anticipate the moment when their child first begins to talk.  But for some parents, it is a time of anxiety because their child struggles to get words out.  As many as five percent of preschool children nationwide have repetitions and prolongations of sounds severe enough to be of Continue reading →