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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Stuttering Home Page
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Stuttering Home Page
Web address:http://www.stutteringhomepage.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct963711
Date of initial review: 08 Apr 2003
Validity of certificate06 Aug 2013 - Aug 2015
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Judith Maginnis Kuster, CCC/SLP, the webweaver of the Stuttering Homepage is a professor emeritus from Minnesota State University, Mankato, in the Department of Speech, Hearing and Rehabilitation Services. She holds an MS in speech-language pathology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and an MS in counseling from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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2. Presentation of the site
Purpose of the site

The Stuttering Homepage is dedicated to providing information about stuttering for both consumers and professionals who work with people who stutter.
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Purpose of the site

The Stuttering Homepage is dedicated to providing information about stuttering for both consumers and professionals who work with people who stutter.
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Purpose of the website
The information provided on The Stuttering Homepage is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a person who stutters or other site visitors and the professional and support community that serve people who stutter and their families.
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3. Confidentiality
. This site undertakes to honor or exceed the legal requirements of medical/health information privacy that applies in the United States and in Minnesota where the site is currently housed. Individual email addresses are included with information they have provided only with their express permission or at their request.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Links and sources are provided.
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Myers, F. L., & St. Louis, K. O., (Eds.) (1992).Cluttering: A Clinical Perspective Leicester: FAR Communications. Reissued: San Diego, CA: Singular, 1996. (entire book freely available from the International Cluttering Association website.
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added January 4, 2011
last modified March 17, 2012
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
The site does not have commercial or grant funding. The only financial support has been a donation from one generous individual who provided the fees for registering the domain name http://www.stutteringhomepage.com and a digital camera for helping to build and enhance the site. Web space is provided by Minnesota State University, Mankato. The only income generated has come from the "Bookstore" in coordination with Amazon.com and amounts to less than $100 annually.
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8. Advertising policy
Modification requested.
The site does not have commercial or grant funding.
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