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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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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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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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Sharon Brady is a speech therapist who stutters. Sharon shares her journey growing up with stuttering, being bullied at school and becoming a speech pathologist specialised in stuttering/stammering.

Courtland Crain, speech language pathology student, shares his personal journey dealing with stuttering. Courtland also spoke about stuttering acceptance, how he uses social media to raise awareness about the topic and sent a key message to other people who stutter. To follow his latest videos and posts on stuttering, subscribe and follow him: YouTube channel @CourtlandCrain / Instagram @stutteringslp

Courtland Crain shares his personal journey dealing with stuttering

Courtland Crain, speech language pathology student, shares his personal journey dealing with stuttering. Courtland also spoke about stuttering acceptance, how he uses social media to raise awareness about the topic and sent a key message to other people who stutter. To follow his latest videos and posts on stuttering, subscribe and follow him: YouTube channel […]

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Mario Salinas talks about resilience, courage and stuttering acceptance. Mario is a public speaker and a community organizer with an incredible life & professional story. Based in Texas, USA, Mario has been a Coordinator for the Pep Mueller Community Center in Aldine and is a former Community Partner for Houston in Action and former Texas Deputy Director for Mi Familia Vota. He serves on the Latino Initiatives Advisory Committee for the Holocaust Museum Houston, Vice President of Latino Giving Houston and was the recipient of a 2018 Comcast Hispanic Hero Award. Mario became a full-time community organizer in early 2014. He also co-founded the Emerging Latino Leaders Fellowship, and is committed to raise awareness about stuttering wherever he goes.

Mario Salinas shares his story: “I had to fight to be accepted”

Mario Salinas talks about resilience, courage and stuttering acceptance. Mario is a public speaker and a community organizer with an incredible life & professional story. Based in Texas, USA, Mario has been a Coordinator for the Pep Mueller Community Center in Aldine and is a former Community Partner for Houston in Action and former Texas […]

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Stephen Greene shares his personal experience dealing with stuttering. He also talks about how accepting stuttering helped him gain more confidence and changed his mindset and the way he feels about it.

Stephen Greene: “my stutter has given me a lot of resilience”

Stephen Greene shares his personal experience dealing with stuttering. He also talks about how accepting stuttering helped him gain more confidence and changed his mindset and the way he feels about it.

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Raiani Sibien, the founder of Stuttering Society, grew up with a stutter and had a hard time accepting stuttering as part of her life: “Overcoming my speech block has always been the biggest challenge of my life.” In this video, she shares a little bit about her experience dealing with stuttering and hope that talking about the topic can help raise awareness to the general public.

Raiani Sibien talks about stuttering acceptance & awareness

Raiani Sibien, the founder of Stuttering Society, grew up with a stutter and had a hard time accepting stuttering as part of her life: “Overcoming my speech block has always been the biggest challenge of my life.” In this video, she shares a little bit about her experience dealing with stuttering and hope that talking […]

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Louis Roden, HR expert/CEO and Founder of Inspire Consulting Group (ICG), shares his personal journey towards stuttering acceptance and sends a key message to people with fluency disorders.

Louis Roden: “Never make excuses for who you are”

Louis Roden, HR expert/CEO and Founder of Inspire Consulting Group (ICG), shares his personal journey towards stuttering acceptance and sends a key message to people with fluency disorders.

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Najmah Muhammad, a nursery student based in the US, talks to us about her journey handling stuttering, her plans to write a books about for children, the stuttering Club House group, the importance of raising awareness about fluency disorders, and much more.

Najmah Muhammad: “We know what we want to say, our body is just stopping us”

Najmah Muhammad, a nursery student based in the US, talks to us about her journey handling stuttering, her plans to write a books about for children, the stuttering Club House group, the importance of raising awareness about fluency disorders, and much more.

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My stuttering: from childhood to adulthood

Today, we have the pleasure to share the story of C. A., who spoke exclusively to Stuttering Society about his journey dealing with stuttering, his thoughts on speech therapy techniques and possible causes of stuttering, and what helps him to improve the flow of his speech.

Text Author: The author prefers to stay anonymous

Like most stutterers, […]

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