The Stuttering Foundation Podcast: A new and accessible way to improve your clinical skills and knowledge

We’re continuing our efforts to bring you relevant and accessible learning opportunities to increase your comfort and competency in working with those who stutter in the most up-to-date ways.

Through monthly episodes, you’ll have access to a range of clinical discussions, research updates, personal stories, special segments, and more—all available wherever you are.

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May 9, 2023
Geneviève (Gen) Lamoureux, a Montreal-based speech therapist, person who stutters, and Ph.D. student studying at Université de Montréal in Montreal, Canada, joins host, Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP, to share her covert stuttering story and to explore the impact of self-stigma from both personal and professional viewpoints. In this episode, Gen explores how elements identified in research as effective means of reducing (self-)stigma have actually played a huge role in effectively reducing (and healing from) her own self-stigma and enabled her to live well with stuttering. Throughout the episode, Gen shares stories and personal examples which really make the research and concept of stigma truly come to life.
April 11, 2023
Ellen Kelly, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-F and Cara Singer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP join host Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP to discuss a new parent rating scale (18-item), Vanderbilt Responses to Your Child's Speech Rating Scale for Parents (VRYCS), developed collaboratively by a team listed below, to help support parents' self-perceived responses to the speech of their children who stutter.
March 14, 2023
Christopher Constantino, Ph.D., CCC-SLP joins Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP to explore stuttering therapy, and specifically, what he means by 'Stutter-affirming therapy' described in a recent article in LSHSS, "Fostering Positive Stuttering Identities Using Stutter-Affirming Therapy."
February 14, 2023
Daniel Shaw, M.S., CCC-SLP and Jack Henderson, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologists at Vanderbilt's Bill Wilkerson Center, join host Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP to discuss all things group therapy for stuttering.
January 10, 2023
To kick off 2023 and Season 5, Ellen Kelly, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-F, joins Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP, to discuss their best hopes for 2023 ahead.
December 13, 2022
Ali Berquez, Clinical Lead at the Michael Palin Centre in London, joins Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP to discuss the concepts of perfectionism, high standards, models of imperfection and how they may show up in therapy for some of the children and families we work with.