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Great post on the mental gymnastics of stuttering

January 29th, 2009 No comments

Great post on the mental gymnastics of stuttering. (This is exactly why we vocationally stutter, people.)

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Further evidence of an unfounded negative stuttering stereotype

January 28th, 2009 No comments

Evidence of Negative Stuttering Stereotype: Tip #14 on “How to Stop Stuttering“–“Stop being nervous.”  Get it while you can–it’s a Wiki so it may not last!  As a matter of fact, pretty much the entire page is bogus.  So read it with a grain of salt, and laugh yourself silly.

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Episode 10 of the Stuttering.me micropodcast is up

January 28th, 2009 2 comments

Episode 10 is up.  Big stuttering news day: misrepresentation of stuttering research, prosthetic stuttering devices and marital affairs, Austin Pendleton John Updike, and Bill Walton, and stutterers behaving badly.

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Stutterers acting foolishly.

January 28th, 2009 3 comments

Stutterers acting foolishly. (We need to put a stop to this, ’nuff said?)

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NBA legend, and person who stutters, Bill Walton

January 28th, 2009 No comments

NBA (i.e., pro basketball) legend, Bill Walton, person who stutters.

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Pulitzer prizing winning author, person who stutters

January 28th, 2009 No comments

Pulitzer prizing winning author, and person who stutters, John Updike has passed.

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Austin Pendleton: World class playwright and person who stutters

January 28th, 2009 No comments

Austin Pendleton: World class playwright, theater director, person who stutters.

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An example of the negative stuttering prejudice & stereotype

January 28th, 2009 No comments

“Deputies stopped Carr for a traffic violation and found him…stuttering” Stuttering? he must be guilty.

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Local church raises money for stuttering management device

January 28th, 2009 No comments

Local church raises money for (prosthetic) stuttering management device.

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Very poor interpretation of decent research

January 28th, 2009 No comments

Very poor interpretation of decent research. The effects of FUD (fear, uncertainty, doubt) in the reporting (or poor reporting) of stuttering research.

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