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Special Showing of the Documentary “Bully”

Posted on: October 26th, 2012 by Stewart No Comments

We are pleased to announce that the Ottawa Family Cinema will have a special screening of the powerful 2012 documentary film, “Bully” on Friday, November 23rd at 7pm. Proceeds from this showing will go to the Marie Poulos Bursary Fund. This fund assists individuals who stutter attend intensive and semi-intensive speech therapy programs at The Stuttering Treatment Clinic at Ottawa General Hospital. Tickets are only $6 in advance.

Synopsis:
This year, over 13 million American and Canadian kids will be bullied at school, online, on the bus, at home, through their cell phones and on the streets of their towns…
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A Letter of Thanks

Posted on: October 26th, 2012 by Norm McEwen No Comments

The following email was received from Lynn Metthe, Clinical Coordinator, who teaches the first-year speech-language pathology students at the University of Ottawa.

“A heart felt THANK YOU to Norm and Laura who volunteered to speak to 1st speech-language pathology and audiology students. Students were moved and inspired by their stories. Their presentation helped set the tone for the year and helped me communicate that you don’t treat the symptoms…you treat the person. Lynn Metthé Clinical Coordinator”

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