On March 6th, 2022, after a long illness, Peggy Janssen passed away at the age of 88 yrs.
Peggy was trained as an experimental and social psychologist at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. She started her career as a researcher at the Department of Phoniatrics/ENT at the Academic Hospital Utrecht (later University Medical Centre Utrecht) in 1968 with a research project on the effectiveness and efficacy of stuttering therapy. This was the start of more than 30 years of experimental and clinical activities in communication disorders and, more specifically, the domain of stuttering. Her stuttering research was unique in several ways.
続きを読む: In Memoriam Peggy Janssen
For more information about green-open access, we suggest explore this link to a very helpful webpage, https://www.csdisseminate.com/, created by speech, hearing, and language scientists which describes the details and steps of self-archiving your research.
続きを読む: IFA Advocacy Committee encourages researchers to use green-open access
Some papers from the 2018 Joint World Congress in Hiroshima, Japan are now available, just use the menu to go to
IFA Congresses -> IFA Congress Proceedings -> 2018 Joint World Congress: Hiroshima Japan
Current IFA Members can view the entire text of the papers, the public can view the abstracts.
More papers will be published as the review process is completed.
On June 24, after a brief but devastating illness, Herman Peters passed away. In 1989 he was one of the founding members of the International Fluency Association (IFA) and become the 3rd IFA-president in 1993. He served this organization in various roles, including treasurer, and was honored for his contributions to IFA in 2000.
続きを読む: In Memoriam Herman F.M. Peters, Ph.D.
The revised by-laws have been approved by the membership, you can find them under About Us -> Information about the IFA or by clicking here
We are pleased to announce the results of the recent IFA election for Treasurer-Elect and Member at Large.
Shelly Jo Kraft will continue as Treasurer-Elect;
Courtney Byrd will continue to serve as Member at Large.
We are pleased to announce the results of the recent IFA election for Member at Large, along with President-Elect and Secretary.
Jean Sawyer was elected Member at Large
Courtney Byrd was elected President-Elect;
Elaine Kelman will continue to serve as Secretary.
From the left: Elaine Kelman, Secretary; Shelly Jo Kraft, Treasurer; Kurt Eggers, President-Elect; Nan Ratner, President; Shelley Brundage, Membership; Courtney Byrd; At Large Board Member.
The IFA Executive Board met in October in Austin, Texas to review the organization bylaws and conduct other business. Active members can read the minutes of the meeting by logging in and click here or going to
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