What Does it Take to Understand the Experience of Stuttering (Ep.191)

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Eric, Bob and Joe

Dr. Bob Quesal (center) and Dr. Joe Klein (right) join Eric Jackson to discuss how some people in our field “get” the experience of stuttering, and some people just don’t. This episode was recorded in Albany, NY during the 35th annual Weekend Workshop for People Who Stutter. Thanks to Dr. Joe Klein for hosting us and the event.

    Jason Died and He Knew My Secret (Ep. 479)

    StutterTalk_iTunesBob Quesal joins Peter Reitzes to discuss the recent death of a person they refer to as “Jason.” Jason figured out that Peter was a stutterer “passing as fluent” during high school and would occasionally mock Mr. Reitzes’ stuttering. Dr. Quesal and Mr. Reitzes discuss issues relating to stuttering and bullying, forgiveness and acceptance and dealing with feelings of pain that may reemerge when remembering past experiences.

    ROBERT QUESAL, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is a professor 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.

      Building Relationships in Stuttering Treatment (Ep. 478)

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      Lee Caggiano

      Lee Caggiano and Phil Schneider join Peter Reitzes to discuss the importance of building relationships in stuttering treatment.

      LEE CAGGIANO, MA, CCC-SLP is Director of the Stuttering Therapy and Resource Center of Long Island, a board certified specialist and mentor in fluency disorders, the mother of a son who stutters and co-founder and Director of FRIENDS: The Association of Young People Who Stutter. Lee serves as a consultant to many school districts and teaches the graduate level fluency courses at New York University, Queens College, and Long Island University-Post.

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      Phil Schneider

      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.

        Story Time: Acceptance of Stuttering from a Parent’s Perspective (Ep. 477)

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        Lee Caggiano

        Lee Caggiano joins Peter Reitzes for this Story Time episode to discuss acceptance of stuttering from a parent’s perspective.

        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.

        LEE CAGGIANO, MA, CCC-SLP is Director of the Stuttering Therapy and Resource Center of Long Island, a board certified specialist and mentor in fluency disorders, the mother of a son who stutters and co-founder and Director of FRIENDS: The Association of Young People Who Stutter. Lee serves as a consultant to many school districts as well as teaching the graduate level fluency courses at New York University, Queens College, and Long Island University-Post.

          Stammering Freely (Ep. 476)

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          Vishal Gupta with Jacquelyn Revere

          Vishal Gupta joins Reuben Schuff from the 2014 National Conference of The Indian Stammering Association (TISA). They discuss stammering freely, acceptance of stuttering, facing speaking fears, taking on speaking challenges at work such as adverting stuttering at work and much more. Mr Gupta shares that being a self help leader in the stuttering community has helped him become a leader at work.

          VISHAL GUPTA is coordinator of TISA’s Self Help Group (SHG) in Delhi. He runs the popular Stammer Freely website.

            Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone (Ep. 475)

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            Shilpa Sagwal and Devansh Singhal

            Shilpa Sagwal and Devansh Singhal join Reuben Schuff from the 2014 National Conference of The Indian Stammering Association (TISA). Ms. Sagwal discusses the courage it takes to step outside of her comfort zone as a woman who stutters in India.

            SHILPA SAGWAL  is from Mumbai and is doing graduate studies in bioprocess engineering. After graduating in India she would like to pursue a phd in the United States. She was recently interviewed by the Times of India newspaper about women who stutter.

            DEVANSH SINGHAL is studying MBA finance and would like to work on wall street.

              Stuttering is One Language (Ep. 474)

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              Dhruv Gupta, Jacquelyn Revere and Reuben Schuff In India

              Dhruv Gupta, Jacquelyn Revere and Reuben Schuff from the 2014 National Conference of The Indian Stammering Association (TISA). Dhruv, Jacquelyn and Reuben discuss communicating joyfully, how people who stutter are connected across languages and cultures and the importance of saying “yes” to opportunities.

              “Confidence to stand and speak effectively is not based on fluency.” Reuben Schuff

              JACQUELYN REVERE is an actor in New York City and hopes to unite stutterers around the world through visual content. Visit Ms. Revere’s website and much discussed video blog at jacquelynrevere.com.

              DHRUV GUPTA is a volunteer with TISA, a social entrepreneur, a tech enthusiast, and an Indian with a global outlook.

              REUBEN SCHUFF is a StutterTalk host and co-leader of the Teens Who Stutter (TWST) chapter of the National Stuttering Association (NSA) in Raleigh, NC and a national conference presenter. He also facilitates for FRIENDS regional and national conventions. By day he is an Aerospace Engineer, and a Toastmaster by night, and a juggler when ever possible. Reuben brings support, encouragement and growth to PWS around the world.

              On today’s episode, Dhruv, Jacquelyn and Reuben discuss the advertisement below which Mr. Gupta states is as influential as the King’s Speech in India.

                Breaking Free from the Clutches of Stammering (Ep. 473)

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                Shri Tarak Goradia

                Shri Tarak Goradia joins StutterTalk host Reuben Schuff from the 2014 National Conference of The Indian Stammering Association (TISA). Dr. Goradia discusses the power of constructive feedback, effective public speaking skills which go well beyond stuttering and stammering and breaking free from the clutches of stammering. Tarak shares that the power of TISA is:

                • TISA brings stammerers together in a nonjudgemental platform,
                • TISA brings about importance of acceptance in the role of effective communication, and
                • TISA gives people hope – together people will not get rid of stammering, but work towards getting rid of stammering’s impact on the pursuit of excellence in their lives.

                TARAK GOADIA holds a Ph.D. in computer science and is an experienced Leader in SW Architecture, Process, Quality, and Data Analytics in Bengaluru Area, India. Read Shri Goradia’s article Breaking Free from the Clutches of Stammering from TISA’s newsletter.

                  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.