Tag Archives: Speech and language pathology

“The King’s Speech,” now on DVD, honored in New York

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Oscar winner for Best Picture, Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” continues to collect accolades, particularly from an organization that has praised the film’s message from day one. The Stuttering Foundation and The Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children recently honored the film at a gala[...]

‘The King’s Speech’ gets a Hero’s Welcome

HollywoodNews.com: Jane Fraser, president, The Stuttering Foundation (www.stutteringhelp.org), issued the following reaction to today’s Oscar nominations: “The Stuttering Foundation gives a hero’s welcome to The King’s Speech, which has brought overwhelmingly positive attention to the plight of people who stutter. The King’s Speech, with its 12 Academy Award nominations, including[...]

Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush in official “King’s Speech” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Am I the only one who thought the word “Speech” in the title of Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” referred to Colin Firth’s verbal abilities? It turns out, instead, that it references an actual speech Firth’s stammering character, King George VI, must give to his devastated[...]