24 Jun 2012
Dr. Frederick P. Murray joins Peter Reitzes to discuss his own stuttering and being a stuttering expert who knew and worked with the pioneers in stuttering treatment and speech-language pathology.
FRED MURRAY is a stutterer, a fellow of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, author of the famous book A Stutterer’s Story, published by the Stuttering Foundation, and a return guest on StutterTalk.
During today’s episode Dr. Murray discusses the importance of having permission to stutter and attending a self-help group in the 1940s.
In the second half of the episode, Dr. Murray also remembers many of the pioneers in the field including Charles Van Riper, Joseph Sheehan, Wendell Johnson, Dean Williams, Lee Travis, Bryng Bryngelson and others.
Dr. Murray was featured on StutterTalk episode 217 and in these StutterTalk videos:
- I Prefer Stutterer (and thoughts on Van Riper, W. Johnson, etc.)
- Falling Forward with Stuttering
- My Normal Speech Pattern is a Certain Amount of Stuttering
- Viewing Stuttering as a Failure is a Recipe for Disaster
Listed below are links to some of Dr. Murray’s work:
- Toward Free Speech (chapter 7) from Advice to Those Who Stutter
- A Stutterer’s Story (an autobiography)
- Light from Many Sources (Keynote address, ISA Conference, Argentina – 2-28-2011)
- Presentation from the 1977 Panel discussion on Recovery, ASHA Convention
- 1963 presentation to a Stuttering Methods class in Denver, CO