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.

Foundation Remembers a True Friend

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of longtime Stuttering Foundation friend Lisa A. Scott, Ph.D., CCC-SLP.

Pediatric Nurses are on the Front Lines of Stuttering Information

Within the stuttering community, the parental fear that a child is beginning to stutter is very well known—and very real. One in 20 children will stutter for a time during their development. One in 100 will continue to stutter after adolescence, and potentially, for a lifetime.

Bingo, Service, and Self-Growth

On the night of August 31, I called four games of bingo. That was not something I had on my list of things to do that day nor was it on the list of things I thought I would ever do.

Forgive Your Hard Days

I had to convince myself that I am enough and having self-doubt is part of being human. That those who truly love and care for me value my happiness over my perceived success. That my work is changing so many lives. That I am doing well and doing good in life. That I must forgive my hard days.

I am alright

Stuttering does does not make me less of a p-person. My new friends Jordyn and Nate are just as c-c-cool as me.

As A Person Who Stutters, I Find Comfort In Talking To Other People Who Stutter

For most of my life, I've only talked about stuttering – if I actually brought it up in conversations – to people who spoke fluently.

Forgive Yourself

Living with a stutter has a way of complicating communication, which can be frustrating. Uncomfortable situations creep up and leave you upset about the outcome. But there is one thing you need to focus on: forgiving yourself.

The TEDx Experience

Giving a talk on a TED stage has been on my bucket list. It’s a goal I never thought I would have the ability to accomplish because I thought I wasn’t qualified to stand on that stage.

When Fluent Speech Meets Stutter

Fluent Speech: Hi, my name is fluent speech. I flow right out of people's mouths! I have no problems getting out what I need to say! As far as I know, everyone's voice comes out like me. Haven't met anyone different. I wonder what that would be like. Wait. I hear something unusual; never heard this type of talk before.