This year is our first time running a forum where you can ask questions of other specific People Who Stutter (PWS). You might have questions about ‘What do you do when…’ or looking to get an opinion on how others might approach a particular situation. You can see the list of PWS providing this advice at this link.
To participate, you must be logged in to ask a question. After you log in, select ‘New’; ‘Post’ from the top menu and enter the title and details. Be sure to set the category to ‘2019 Talk to a PWS’ on the right side of the page or your question will not display on this page.
Your post/comment will need to be approved by the team. It might take up to twelve hours before your post/comment appears.
Only the original questioner and any of the selected PWS can reply/post to a specific question. One or more of the selected PWS may choose to respond to questions, so you do not need to direct your question to a specific individual.
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After recently reading Pamela Mertz’s “You Only Grow by Growing,” I am intrigued by her comfort with public speaking, but difficulty publicly sharing things that are personal to her. What are your experiences with public speaking growing up and as … Continue reading
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I recently read an interesting article that discussed the biases people who stutter may face in the workplace with employers and colleagues. My question is, do you have any experiences with situations like this, and if so, how did you … Continue reading
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Hi all, As a current graduate student in speech-language pathology, I would enjoy understanding how to better educate communication partners of PWS. What advice do you have in situations where the individual who does not stutter (i.e. family member, friend, … Continue reading
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Hi everyone! I recently read an article that discussed the use of a self-disclosure statement presentation for students who stutter and I feel like this is a great way for a person who stutters to gain more confidence and feel … Continue reading
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As a future speech therapist, I would enjoy nothing more than to hear first hand from people who stutter about their experiences working with speech pathologists. Do you have any tips for an SLP working with a PWS for the … Continue reading
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I would love to know if you are a PWS who has successfully incorporated a mindfulness meditation practice into your daily routine and what benefits you have experienced as a result of meditation? Or, is there another “mindful” activity (e.g., … Continue reading
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Hi everyone – I really like to advertise somehow that I stutter, if I’m at a stuttering event – workshop or conference. I also like to around October 22 for the International Stuttering Day and the second week in May … Continue reading
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I’ve struggled for most of my life trying to filter through different methods and techniques that have been taught to me by speech and language pathologists, or others, some with success, some that were not successful, and some that worked … Continue reading
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