Own who you are but without apology

Do you ask yourself what would be different if you were a fluent speaker? How would you be perceived by others? These questions will stop having relevance once you realise that you can be whatever you want to be, regardless of your speaking ability. You don’t need approval from anyone to be yourself.

Not long ago, […]

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Stuttering in a foreign language

Text author: Raiani Sibien

In 2006, my family relocated from Brazil to Italy. Back then, I could only speak Brazilian Portuguese but it didn’t take long before I became fluent in Italian. Fluency in the new language didn’t mean speech fluency, on the contrary, for some unexplainable reason, I realised my stuttering often got worse when […]

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5 Ways to Help

5 Ways to Help

One of the most frustrating experiences for people who stutter is to feel judged and underestimated based on the fluency of their speech. Listeners play a crucial role in ensuring a person who stutters feels supported and respected regardless of the way they speak.

People who stutter might handle their speaking difficulties in different […]

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5 Quick Facts About Stuttering

5 Quick Facts About Stuttering

Despite being in existence for centuries, there is still a lot of misinformation and misconceptions about stuttering. Such misunderstandings can often directly impact the lives of people who stutter and affect their everyday activities, personal relationships and career prospects.

Therefore, it is important to clarify the different aspects of stuttering and ensure that the general public […]

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