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Stuttering and virtual reality

Gareth Walkom demonstrating his Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy (VERT)

Episode #209: Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for people who stutter! On this episode, I chat with Nottingham Trent University Masters student, Gareth Walkom, who is currently developing software using virtual reality to help people who stutter reduce speaking anxiety and improve eye contact. Joining our conversation is Gareth’s advisor and previous Stuttering is Cool guest, Grant Meredith, Associate Dean (Student Retention and Success) for the Faculty of Science and Technology at Federation University Australia and designer of Scenari-Aid, a website with over 100 streaming video scenarios for people to practice their needs.

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  1. Robert Robert

    hi i am a stutterer- in -hiding and pain. what’s the help?

  2. Danny Danny

    The VR technology is still in the research phase so it will be quite some time until it’s ready for real world use. I the meantime, check out Stutter Social to meet others who stutter who can help you.

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