To the editor:

International Stuttering Awareness Day is Oct. 22, and it’s a great time to remind your readers that there are speech-language pathologists in your area who specialize in helping people who stutter.

The nonprofit Stuttering Foundation provides a free list of local resources for your readers. Just call (800) 992-9392, or visit our Web site, Click on “Referrals” for a listing of local therapists.

In addition, our materials are in 8,500 libraries nationwide. To see if your local public library shelves our materials, just click on “Check Your Library” at the Web site listed above.

We also provide the latest research information and self-help materials compiled by the leading authorities.

Thank you for helping us reach those who stutter in your community.

Jane Fraser, President

Memphis, Tenn.