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8 Things People Who Stutter Are Tired Of Hearing

Kylie Simmons | Posted 02.08.2016 | Education
Kylie Simmons

Stuttering can be complicated and easily misunderstood, especially by people who do not stutter. Stuttering awareness is one of the main ways to tackl...

I Was Detained At An Airport Because Of My Stutter

Kylie Simmons | Posted 01.28.2016 | Impact
Kylie Simmons

During this moment, I felt intimidated, bullied and silenced. This experience reminded me of when I was bullied growing up because of my stutter. That day, I felt silenced but not broken.

This is the Tiger That Earl Woods Raised

Steve Siebold | Posted 05.14.2015 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Earl Woods said he made it clear his purpose was "not to raise a golfer. I wanted to raise a good person." Despite the bad reputation that follows Tiger these days, here's proof that there's still a good person living inside of him.

What Not To Say To Someone Who Stutters

Madeline Wahl | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Madeline Wahl

The most important thing to do when listening to a person who stutters is to act natural. Don't make fun of the person who stuttered. Don't laugh. Don't try to mimic the person. Don't say anything about learning how to talk.

Stuttering Is No One's Fault

Katherine Preston | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Katherine Preston

These are the facts: stuttering is not caused by psychological trauma, unsupportive parenting or mental neurosis. Rather, stuttering is a genetically influenced, neurological condition.

Why You Shouldn't Laugh at Someone Who Stutters

Katherine Preston | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Katherine Preston

In that silence it doesn't sound like she is apologizing for her insensitivity -- it sounds like she is sorry that I stutter. Sorry that I have a name that has never escaped my mouth unscathed. Sorry that I am who I am.

My Son Won't Talk to Me

Phil Corless | Posted 05.09.2015 | Parents
Phil Corless

His vocabulary was huge, and the ideas coming out of his head were sometimes stunning. But the problem back then was the speed of his words. He spoke slowly and carefully, a by-product of years of speech therapy.

Why You Shouldn't Finish the Sentence of a Person Who Stutters

Madeline Wahl | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Madeline Wahl

Stuttering is just as much an internal dilemma as it is an external one. Friends and family members and teachers don't know the embarrassment that happens when you know what you want to say but can't say it and someone else has to say it for you. They can't see your confidence deteriorating.

Being A Person Who Stutters Shouldn't Hold You Back When Pursuing A Career

Madeline Wahl | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Madeline Wahl

I grew up with a stutter. Does this mean I shouldn't have pursued journalism because I stutter? Does this mean I shouldn't conduct interviews, speak up in meetings or ask questions when I want more clarification?

Why I'm Thankful That I Stutter

Madeline Wahl | Posted 04.15.2015 | Women
Madeline Wahl

Stuttering was always considered a flaw. It was something that I had to live with for the rest of my life. Something that could be fixed -- maybe -- but would take years of effort. Everyone stutters at some point or another but for me it happened more often than I'd like and at times there was nothing I could do to fix it.

Confessions of a Stutterer

Lauren Jackman | Posted 10.04.2014 | Good News
Lauren Jackman

I have had this infliction all my life for as along as I can remember. Can you imagine what is is like growing up in school with a stutter? It sucks. I was teased, mocked, mimicked and laughed at.

Dare To Do What Others Have Doubted You Can

Parker Mantell | Posted 07.20.2014 | College
Parker Mantell

Whether one is bound to a wheelchair, suffers from ADHD, or repeats the first syllable of a word as I do, we have been tacitly, yet resoundingly told to doubt both ourselves and our abilities. Doubt, as has been observed, kills more dreams than failure ever will.

What 'The King's Speech' Teaches Us About Life With A Disability

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

If you stammer, however, keeping calm, no less carrying on, is hard. Functioning beyond disability requires skills. Lots of them, learned and practiced again and again.