Doreen (Dori) Lenz Holte’s web site and book Voice Unearthed have helped many parents find a new approach to dealing with their children’s stuttering.
This is the third selected essay from the text, Stammering Pride and Prejudice. Like the author of the previous essay Scary Canary, writer Patrick Campbell had years of speech therapy, striving to be fluent for most of his life. As a student in medical school, he tried tricks to hide his stuttering whenever he spoke.
Mary Wood, a long-time and well-known CSA member, recently published a book based on her experience of stuttering. The book is titled “Beyond the Fear of Stuttering: My Journey to Self-Acceptance and Freedom”. We decided to congratulate Mary and to ask her a few questions about the book.
CSA: Hi, Mary. First, congratulations, and thank you for writing a book based on your experience as someone affected by stuttering. What was your purpose in writing the book?
This is the continuation of a series of reviews of selected essays in the book, Stammering Pride and Prejudice: Difference not Defect. See the first review here. The second piece entitled “Scary canary: Difference, vulnerability and letting go of struggle”, is a beautifully written essay by Katy Bailey, a woman who takes a
This is the first of a continuing series discussing a selection of essays from the 2019 text, Stammering Pride and Prejudice, Difference not Defect, edited by Patrick Campbell, Christopher Constantino and Sam Simpson.
You don't have to be a sports fan to appreciate Ryan Cowley's memoir about his life so far.
Disability Visibility: First Person stories from the Twenty-First Century, is a collection of essays by and about disabled people. Editor Alice Wong is an award-winning writer and activist for disability rights.
As someone who only began reaching out to the stuttering community in recent years, I wonder what took me so long.
Jordan Scott is an award winning, world-renowned Canadian poet who has stuttered his whole life. His first book of poetry published in 2006, Silt, won the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize.
Dr. Bob G Bodenhamer is a clinician and a certified trainer of Neurolinguistic Processing, or NLP, who applies its principles to the treatment of stuttering.