NYC Stutters: A one day conference by and for people who stutter (Ep. 618)

stuttering, StutterTalkSpring Kwok and Geoffry Gertz join Roisin McManus to reflect on the recent NYC Stutters Conference, a day of workshops by and for people who stutter held on Sunday May 28th, 2017 in Manhattan.

Topics include the joy of re-discovering community, what we can take away from the “stuttering moment”, the importance of creating space for people who stutter to explore and define their own stories, and envisioning where the stuttering community may be in the year 2050. Check out the NYC Stutters program complete with workshops and agenda!

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NYC Stutters Planning Committee

Geoffry Gertz is a designer, artist, educator and creative enthusiast working in the fashion industry for 20+ years. Currently, Geoffry is a design consultant and Adjunct Faculty member at Parsons School of Design teaching fashion and communication.

Spring Kwok is a 22 year old living in New York City. She is a co leader of the Manhattan chapter and works in fashion merchandising. Email her at springckwok@gmail.com if you want a NYC Stutters T-shirt!

Roisin McManus is part of the StutterTalk B-Team. She served on the Planning Committee for the 2017 NYC Stutters Conference with Geoffry, Spring and 11 other New Yorkers. She serves as Adult Programs Chair on the National Stuttering Association Board of Directors and works as a Critical Care Nurse Practitioner.