Here’s an excerpt from my upcoming stuttering comic book in honour of National Stuttering Awareness Week 2013. Thus, link #101 doubles as an announcement – the book I’m working on! I haven’t chosen a title just yet but I can tell you that the book will be filled with advice about living and dealing with [continue reading...]
Episode #152: The roving reporters take over! Samuel Dunsiger shares his story about recently appearing on television for the first time— and stuttering openly. We then hear from Christine Dits, the new addition to the roving reporter roster, who shares her experiences and tips when introducing herself to strangers— complete with stuttering on her name.
Episode #151: Sending text messages. Good? Bad? Annoying? I speak with my friend, Lott Hughes, who ponders about the negative consequences when we rely too much on sending text messages instead of good ol’ fashioned face-to-face communication. Or at least voice-to-voice. We touch on texting as a crutch and losing our skills in reading body [continue reading...]
Episode #149: Think popping an anti-anxiety pill will make your stuttering go away making everything easy peasy? Think again. On this episode, I chat with a person who stutters diagnosed with social anxiety. He explains all the inner work that necessary to move along.
Episode #147: The job search episode! Finding employment is one of life’s big challenges and adding a stutter into the mix doesn’t make things any easier. Many people who stutter are concerned about not finding fulfilling work because of their speech impediment. In fact, some don’t bother to pursue their dreams believing they will never, [continue reading...]
Episode #142: “A million things I need to say”. Reporting from the first ever 1k/5k walk for stuttering awareness, I bring you on a musical experience as I interview the performers, speakers, organizers and participants of this historic event.
Episode #141: Join me on my trip to Niagara Falls! But first, a nearby hike in the Niagara Glen Nature Reserve as I talk about stuttering when you’re alone, a new stuttering podcast, an upcoming fundraising event for stuttering awareness and… helicopters.
Episode #140: We meet two new Stutter Social hosts and find out what drives them to, well, host. I also play feedback from a listener in Scotland who shares his story in speech therapy and the subject of the misuse of the word, “cure”.
Episode #139: We share a few laughs on this episode. I play feedback from a woman who shares her experience with walking into a car dealership with her friend who also stutters— and the resulting hilarity. Then I speak with David Shinefield, founder of Together We Act, a theatre company for adults who stutter. We [continue reading...]
Episode #137: The NSA Conference 2012 was awesome! I talk all about it on this episode. Sam and I also talk about how our workshops went and the videos I created before, during and after.
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