Isabel Espinoza is a make-up artist and social media influencer based in Colorado, USA. Isabel started stuttering at the age of 17 and after ups and downs in her stuttering journey, she decided to be a voice and help other people with disfluency. In this interview, she talks about resilience, raising awareness, motherhood and how her daughter changed her perspective on stuttering.

Makeup artist & digital influencer shares how motherhood changed her perspective on stuttering

Isabel Espinoza is a make-up artist and social media influencer based in Colorado, USA. Isabel started stuttering at the age of 17 and after ups and downs in her stuttering journey, she decided to be a voice and help other people with disfluency. In this interview, she talks about resilience, raising awareness, motherhood and how […]

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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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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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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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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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