The Stuttering Foundation created a free identification card available to all those who stutter. It is designed to help them identify themselves in a nonverbal way as someone who may have trouble speaking.
The thoughts of a stutterer. The moment you realize you are different. Your whole world changes. You speak and strange looks are given to you. A child looks at you and wonders what is wrong with you. You are entering school wondering if you will ever make any friends.
Kendra Joyce’s mother, Kara Joyce, has stuttered her entire life. Of course that only makes her more special in Kendra’s eyes. “My mom has always been a beautiful singer and has written some beautiful songs in her lifetime,” Kendra tells us.
Meet Margaret Griffo and her dog Waverly — a beautiful two-and-a-half year old Keeshond. The duo make up a registered Pet Partners® team. They are among only a handful who currently provide fluency therapy to patients.
I have been fortunate to have many teachers in my career as a specialist speech language pathologist. None of the formal learning can surpass the everyday interactions I have with the families I work with.
The Stuttering Foundation is assisting in an important survey on the impact of stuttering in the workplace. Through your answers, we will be better able to provide employment advice to people who stutter and offer improved education to employers.
My name is Thomas Gambino. I am 6 foot 7, 244 pounds with an unfortunate receding hairline. Currently, I am a first year doctoral student at Rutgers University studying school psychology. Most importantly I am someone who stutters.