What I Would Tell My Younger Self Today

If I could l-l-look at my younger self dressed in a plaid red school uniform, I would tell her don’t, don’t be afraid.

9 Things to Know About Stuttering

Worldwide, more than 70 million people stutter. Here are nine things to know about stuttering supported by evidence-based research.

Survivor: Stuttering Island

Survivor is my favorite TV show, as anyone who follows me on social media knows. I’ve been watching since I was 12 years old and have seen over fifty different seasons.

5 Ways to Connect with the Stuttering Foundation on Social Media

In 2020, more people than ever are using social media platforms to engage with thousands of others on topics around stuttering and fluency.

8 Tips for Teachers with Students Who Stutter

It is essential to provide teachers with the right tools to communicate with their students in the classroom. The most important thing to support a child stuttering in the classroom is to be a good communicator yourself.

Breaking Down Five Misconceptions About Stuttering

Despite the fact that stuttering affects more than three million Americans, many individuals still misunderstand this common speech disability. One of the Stuttering Foundation’s goals is to provide the best and most up-to-date information available to help dispel any myths that still exist.

Talking with the Child Who Stutters

Year after year, one of the most frequently asked questions we receive, usually from parents of a child who stutters, is a simple one to answer. Do I need to do anything special when talking with a child who stutters?

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It takes vulnerability to put yourself out there, especially when there’s a risk of being turned down. Open yourself up and take the chance; you never know what could happen.

Learning to #LiveFearless

For as long as I can remember, I have coped with a “speech block,” a type of stuttering that momentarily causes unexpected breaks in my speech.

This Is Us and This Is Me

For years, my stutter was the thing that caused a lot of self-doubt, negativity, and held me back. My stutter would cause me to talk negatively to and be mad at myself. Through years of self-growth and introspection, I no longer allow myself to talk ill about myself or be mad at myself because of my stutter.

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