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Malachi Kanfer is the Cantor at Congregation B’nai Jacob in New Haven, Connecticut and he also serves as the Education Director for Yahad, the joint Hebrew School of Congregation B’nai Jacob and Congregation Or Shalom.

Cantor Malachi Kanfer shares his journey as a musician who stutters

Malachi Kanfer is the Cantor at Congregation B’nai Jacob in New Haven, Connecticut and he also serves as the Education Director for Yahad, the joint Hebrew School of Congregation B’nai Jacob and Congregation Or Shalom.

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Karen Dipp shares her journey and talks about stuttering: “Embrace your stutter. People will like you for who you are. Be you!”

Jurjen de Jong is currently the Chair of Stamily as well as an astronomer and data scientist, currently working for the Leiden Observatory. He started this association with fellow friends who stutter in 2018. In the end of 2020, Stamily became officially the association it is today. Stamily is there for and by people who stutter with the aim of connecting people and raising awareness about stuttering through varies activities and by maintaining an online environment, which functions as a safe space for its members.

Interview with Jurjen de Jong, Chair of Stamily

Jurjen de Jong is currently the Chair of Stamily as well as an astronomer and data scientist, currently working for the Leiden Observatory. He started this association with fellow friends who stutter in 2018. In the end of 2020, Stamily became officially the association it is today. Stamily is there for and by people who […]

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Matthew Cossolotto is an author, speaker and speech coach with several years of experience in public affairs. He is a former speechwriter for top officials at NATO and has been helping leaders and aspiring leaders to reach their full potential in the public speaking arena. During our interview, Matthew shared the key elements that enable us to better express ourselves and find joy in public speaking, despite the challenges of having a speech impediment. For more information, check out Matthew’s website: https://matthewcossolotto.com/home

Author, speaker and speech coach reveals the secret of public speaking

Matthew Cossolotto is an author, speaker and speech coach with several years of experience in public affairs. He is a former speechwriter for top officials at NATO and has been helping leaders and aspiring leaders to reach their full potential in the public speaking arena. During our interview, Matthew shared the key elements that enable […]

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Tom Scharstein is a person who stutters and entrepreneur from South Florida, USA. He has maintained a high level of involvement in the stuttering support community for over 25 years. Tom is deeply honored to serve as the chair of the World Stuttering Network (WSN), and says, “This is the MOST exciting time to be a person who stutters! The pandemic has brought the world’s stuttering community together!”

Chair of the World Stuttering Network (WSN) shares his story and perspective on stuttering

Tom Scharstein is a person who stutters and entrepreneur from South Florida, USA. He has maintained a high level of involvement in the stuttering support community for over 25 years. Tom is deeply honored to serve as the chair of the World Stuttering Network (WSN), and says, “This is the MOST exciting time to be […]

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Stephen Greene is a Social Care Worker (Disability Services) from Ireland. He is a person who stutters and is the former Chairman of the Irish Stammering Association and support group facilitator. Stephen is also a musician and is the keyboard player in his band.

Stephen Greene shares his journey of stuttering acceptance, resilience and dealing with disfluency

Stephen Greene is a Social Care Worker (Disability Services) from Ireland. He is a person who stutters and is the former Chairman of the Irish Stammering Association and support group facilitator. Stephen is also a musician and is the keyboard player in his band.

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Sam Simpson is a speech and language therapist and person centred counsellor with a particular interest in disability studies, stammering activism and what stammering can teach us about ourselves in the world. In 2013 Sam co-edited ‘Stammering Therapy for the Inside: New Perspectives on Working with Young People and Adults’ with Carolyn Cheasman and Rachel Everard, which set out to enrich professional accounts of contemporary stammering therapy by including clients as co-authors of therapy knowledge. In 2019 Sam co-edited ‘Stammering Pride and Prejudice: Difference not Defect’ with Patrick Campbell and Chris Constantino. Combining personal narrative, art and disability theory, the book documents how society has historically disabled people who stammer and the diverse ways in which people are creating novel and exciting understandings of their speech. Sam lives outside London and enjoys gardening and walking her dog in her free time.

Interview with speech and language therapist Sam Simpson on stuttering

Sam Simpson is a speech and language therapist and person centred counsellor with a particular interest in disability studies, stammering activism and what stammering can teach us about ourselves in the world. In 2013 Sam co-edited ‘Stammering Therapy for the Inside: New Perspectives on Working with Young People and Adults’ with Carolyn Cheasman and Rachel […]

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Bevin Murphy is a blogger and stuttering advocate from Ireland. Here, she shares her personal story dealing with stuttering, and talks about her blog My Stutter and I, and her journey towards self-acceptance. For more information, follow Bevin’s account on Instagram @mystutterandi and check out her blog: https://mystutterandi.blogspot.com

Blogger Bevin Murphy shares her personal story coping with stuttering

Bevin Murphy is a blogger and stuttering advocate from Ireland. Here, she shares her personal story dealing with stuttering, and talks about her blog My Stutter and I, and her journey towards self-acceptance. For more information, follow Bevin’s account on Instagram @mystutterandi and check out her blog: https://mystutterandi.blogspot.com

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Martha Horrocks is a speech pathologist focused on treating kids who stutter. Martha spoke to Stuttering Society about early intervention, how parents can identify signs of disfluency in their child and best ways to help & support children who stutter. For more information about her work, check out her website: https://www.marthaspeech.com/about Martha is also actively raising awareness about stuttering through her Instagram account @martha_speech.

Speech pathologist Martha Horrocks talks about stuttering & early treatment

Martha Horrocks is a speech pathologist focused on treating kids who stutter. Martha spoke to Stuttering Society about early intervention, how parents can identify signs of disfluency in their child and best ways to help & support children who stutter. For more information about her work, check out her website: https://www.marthaspeech.com/about Martha is also actively […]

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