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Tom Weidig

On my blog TheStutteringBrain, I am looking into stuttering and critically review the latest research and treatment approaches. I also try to actively contribute, especially on statistical issues. I have been stuttering from 3 onwards, and did several therapies without long-term success on... Full Bio
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IFA conference starts tomorrow! I do podcasts, talks, and book selling! by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I am leaving today for the IFA conference in Lisbon, the capital of the Southern European country of Portugal. A great way to meet people from around the world: clinic ... Read on »
#SaveYourPatience for Stuttering Awareness by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Martin Sommer, neurologist and scientist from Goettingen, wrote to me: I would like to inform you that we are launching a campaign #SaveYourPatience with English texts on ... Read on »
Join me to the IFA congress held in Portugal in July! by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I will be at the IFA congress at the beginning of July in Lisbon in Portugal. I will give two presentations, one on my biopsychosocial model and one on obstacles to ... Read on »
Marie-Claude's nouveau livre sur le bégaiement by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Marie-Claude Monfrais-Pfauwadel a écrit un livre sur le bégaiement entitulé surprise surprise "Begaiement, Bégaiements" chez De Boeck-Solal. Elle dit dans un cour ... Read on »
Dave Rowley died but our memories have not! by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I heard that Dave Rowley died. I have known him for several years, and we met many times at conferences. He once invited me to Leicester to give a lecture on stuttering at h ... Read on »
Censorship at the British Stammering Association Facebook page by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Wow, I have just witnessed censorship on the British Stammering Association Facebook page. I saw this post and suddenly it was gone. Interestingly, Norbert Liekfeldt has blo ... Read on »
A very important question to Onslow and Packman by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Onslow and Packman write in a response to the controversy of Lidcombe becoming the state-sanctioned treatment of choice "Indeed, if such evidence emerges for the effica ... Read on »
Deborah Theodoros has been misinformed about the efficacy of Lidcombe by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The Australian Speech and Language Association's president Deborah Theodoros seems to be badly misinformed about the efficacy of Lidcombe as she wrote in her statement o ... Read on »
Lidcombe the only effective treatment in Australia? by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health US cultural imperialism, this time for good reasons, has struck Australia. The Australian government and speech and language association has plans to make Lidcombe the uni ... Read on »
To those obsessed by p-values by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I have always looked with horror at the near religious and blind application of p-values in hundreds of stuttering research papers. Here is a blog post discussing p-valu ... Read on »
Australian study screens baby's brains by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Here is a report on an Australian research study which screens baby's brains. Those babies have stuttering siblings, which make them more likely to develop stuttering. A ... Read on »
Lidcombe is dead: long live any treatment? by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health It took Peter years to get Marie-Christine Franken on StutterTalk. So enjoy  the podcast ! And it took her years to have the 2007 comparative study between Lidcombe and ... Read on »
How the tower of information leads to an integrated framework for biopsychosocial ideas by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I have published an article with a friend of mine on a new framework on how to classify all drivers of human behaviour and experience. I have specifically designed it to inc ... Read on »
Check out and support Dylan's work! by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health My name is Dylan Madeley, and I've struggled to come to terms with two different aspects of my life. The first one set me on a path of frustration and retrying, cons ... Read on »
Lecture material from Antwerp Stuttering Conference by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health You can find my presentation here . I talk again about how we need to find a common framework encompassing all elements that drive stuttering behaviour. All other ... Read on »
World Conference on Cluttering by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health If you are interested in cluttering, check out the website of the 2nd world conference on cluttering: here . Read on »
Facial expressions may lead to miscommunication during a business video meeting by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Michael Yunat from GetVIOP suggested the below "infographic, where we demonstrate how facial expressions may lead to miscommunication during a business video meeting ... Read on »
Press release from The Stuttering Foundation by Tom Weidig Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health For Immediate ReleaseContact: Greg Wilson greg@curleycompany.com 571-239-7474  Picture caption: Stuttering Foundation President Jane Fraser (second from left) honors auth ... Read on »