Bloomin’ Arse

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.

An Open Letter to 20-Year-Old Me: Going Back to Speech Therapy is a Good Thing

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.

Philly Workshop Life-Changing for SLPs Across the Globe

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.

Training the Therapists

For more than 70 years, the Stuttering Foundation has provided expert information and help to the global stuttering community.

A Look Back

Vince Vawter, author of "Paperboy,” shared his personal messages to individuals who stutter, parents of children who stutter and speech clinicians.

2017: The Year in Review

As 2018 begins, I take a look back at some of the pivotal moments over the Stuttering Foundation’s 70th year in 2017.

Stuttering requires patience and adaptation

For many of my fellow people who stutter, the feeling of disappointment, numbness and simultaneous relief after a tough presentation is all too familiar.

Creating Safe Schools for Young People Who Stutter

If children feel safe, they can take risks, ask questions, make mistakes, learn to trust, share their feelings, and grow. - Alfie Kohn (Author)

The Dragon’s Scale

Happy National Stuttering Awareness Week everyone! National Stuttering Awareness Week is an annual event in the United States held in the second week of May which celebrates, educates and spreads the word about stuttering.

Recruiting Fluent Allies

I begin this blog post reflecting on opposing events which have prompted a call for the recruitment of allies for people who stutter. Last year, it was heartening to see that the theme from the International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference was "Stuttering Pride: Respect. Dignity. Recognition."

Pages