“I want you to stand out. I want all of you, to be as different as you can possibly be, in all the best ways.”
Going back to speech therapy was one of the best things I’ve ever done
Growing up, I was fortunate enough to go to school with a group of kids who rarely picked on me because I stuttered. I know other people who stutter who were not as fortunate.
Just when I thought I had seen all the crazy examples of how misunderstood stuttering is, something more outrageous has come along!
After all this time, I’ve come to terms with stuttering and I’ve found peace with my thoughts, with words, with writing.
For most of my life, celebrate was the last word I would associate with stuttering and definitely the last thing I wanted to do in terms of my stutter.
Nicklas Backstrom is the latest NHL player who stutters to win a Stanley Cup.
I grew up watching old musicals. I memorized the song lyrics, I danced along, and I didn’t just fantasize, I visualized playing the characters some day.
You’ve been asked numerous times by numerous people, “What is your five year plan?” This is you at 25 giving you a sneak peek of what that those five years entail.
I had the privilege of attending a 5-day Stuttering Foundation workshop in Philadelphia aimed at improving the clinical skills of speech-language pathologists when working with young people how stutter.