Story Time: Speak Your Truth (Ep. 472)

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Phil Schneider

Phil Schneider joins Peter Reitzes for this inaugural episode of Story Time. Dr. Schneider discusses three stuttering related experiences that have deeply impacted his career and how he views stuttering treatment.

Story Time is a new kind of StutterTalk episode in which the host “gets out of the way” while the guest tells his or her story.

PHIL SCHNEIDER, Ed.D., CCC-SLP is a board certified specialist and mentor in fluency disorders, an Associate Professor Emeritus of Communication Disorders at Queens College, has been in private practice for more than 35 years, is an adviser to StutterTalk and with Uri Schneider is creator of the films Transcending Stuttering: The Inside Story and Going with the Flow: A Guide to Transcending Stuttering.

    Working Through a Stuttering Rut (Ep. 471)

    StutterTalkBTeamCARYN HERRING, JOEL KORTE and ROISIN MCMANUS of the Stuttertalk B Team discuss an increase in Roisin’s duration of blocks and different mindsets for managing the struggle of stuttering. Later, they talk about the challenge of worrying about what other people think while stuttering. The B Team end the show by talking about Joel’s soon-to-be journey into fatherhood and the possibility that his son may stutter.

      The Real Me: Saying What I Want to Say (Ep. 470)

      Rachel McCullough

      Rachel McCullough

      Rachel McCullough joins Peter Reitzes to discuss life before and after becoming active with the National Stuttering Association, saying what you want to say and stuttering openly while also using speech tools, music and stuttering and so much more.

      RACHEL McCULLOUGH is a person who stutters and a singer-songwriter in the band Black Cat Habitat. Rachel earned her “Competent Communicator” certification from Toastmasters International. In 2013, Rachel’s article When Police Encounter Persons Who Stutter was published by the U.S. Department of Justice and then by the Stuttering Foundation. The Stuttering Foundation honored Rachel’s article with their first place for excellence in journalism award.

        Being Yourself with Stuttering (Ep. 469)

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        David Wu

        David Wu joins Peter Reitzes to discuss moving from covert stuttering to overt stuttering, “actionable steps” to get better with stuttering, challenges he is facing and so much more.

        DAVID WU is a 23 year-old covert stutterer who is slowly working towards overt stuttering. David works as an IT consultant and went to his first National Stuttering Association conference this year.

          Showing Up for Life (Ep. 468)

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          Robert Dellinger, M.S., CCC-SLP

          Robert Dellinger joins Peter Reitzes to discuss the importance of showing up for life, the common goal of children who stutter being expected to reach 80% fluency, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and fluency shaping.

          ROBERT DELLINGER, M.S., CCC-SLP is a school-based speech-language pathologist in Raleigh, N.C., and a person who stutters. He works in an elementary school and consults with colleagues in complicated fluency disorders cases at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Rob is an active member of the National Stuttering Association chapter in Raleigh and contributes to the local Teens Who Stutter (TWST) group. This spring, Dellinger presented at the North Carolina Speech, Hearing and Language Association convention on the topic, “Children Who Stutter – Beyond ‘Speech Tools’: A Multidimensional Approach to a Complex Disorder.”

            Beyond Speech Tools (Ep. 467)

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            Robert Dellinger, M.S., CCC-SLP

            Robert Dellinger joins Peter Reitzes to discuss speech therapy beyond speech tools, fluency shaping and all things stuttering.

            ROBERT DELLINGER, M.S., CCC-SLP is a school-based speech-language pathologist in Raleigh, N.C., and a person who stutters. He works in an elementary school and consults with colleagues in complicated fluency disorders cases at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Rob is an active member of the National Stuttering Association chapter in Raleigh and contributes to the local Teens Who Stutter (TWST) group. This spring, Dellinger presented at the North Carolina Speech, Hearing and Language Association convention on the topic, “Children Who Stutter – Beyond ‘Speech Tools’: A Multidimensional Approach to a Complex Disorder.”

              Thriving with Stuttering (Ep. 466)

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              Christopher Anderson

              Christopher Anderson joins Peter Reitzes to discuss being a person who stutters in the high stress world of being an intelligence analyst and how training and completing an Ironman triathlon relates to stuttering and thriving as a person who stutters.

              CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON, 28 years old, joins us from the Washington, DC area. He works for a government agency as an intelligence analyst and is an aspiring writer, triathlete and person who stutters. He recently completed a fundraising and stuttering awareness effort for the National Stuttering Association through his completion of an Ironman triathlon. Christopher is also in the process of writing a memoir on stuttering. He enjoys spending time with his family, fiance, Maria and dog, Auggie. Contact Christopher at: cjander47@gmail.com.

                Fluency: Freedom of Speech or The Prison of Technique? (Ep. 465)

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                Bob Quesal

                Robert “the Expert” Quesal joins Peter Reitzes to discuss fluency and stuttering and the freedom of speech versus the prison of technique.

                ROBERT QUESAL, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is a professor emeritus of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Illinois University, a person who stutters, a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, an advisor to StutterTalk and and author of the chapter The Person Who Stutters as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the book Stuttering: Inspiring Stories and Professional Wisdom, published by StutterTalk.

                  How Much Time Should You Spend Working on Stuttering with Reuben Schuff? (Ep. 464)

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                  Reuben Schuff

                  Reuben Schuff joins Peter Reitzes to discuss how much time should you spend working on stuttering. This is the fourth episode in this series.

                  REUBEN SCHUFF is an aerospace engineer from Raleigh North Carolina, and is a person who stutters. He works on helicopter vibration dynamics during the days but keeps his evening and weekend devoted to several non profits. He is a co-leader of the TWST (teen’s who stutter) National Stuttering Association chapter Raleigh, NC. Reuben contributed the chapter Fluency: My Untrustworthy Friend in the StutterTalk book: Stuttering: Inspiring Stories and Professional Wisdom.

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                    How Much Time Should You Spend Working on Stuttering with Joe Klein? (Ep. 463)

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                    Joe Klein, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

                    Joe Klein joins Peter Reitzes to discuss how much time should you spend working on stuttering. This is the third episode in this series.

                    JOSEPH F KLEIN, Ph.D, CCC-SLP is a person who stutters and an assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Dr. Klein is the author of numerous papers and articles including his chapter Stuttering: The Great Paradox in the book Stuttering: Inspiring Stories and Professional Wisdom, published by StutterTalk.

                    Joe Klein may be contacted via email at kleinjf@appstate.edu.

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