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

Madeline Wahl | Posted 02.24.2015 | 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 01.16.2015 | 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 01.25.2015 | 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.