Striving To Do Better In Therapy for Teenagers Who Stutter (Ep. 649)

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Naomi Rodgers, MA, CCC-SLP

Naomi Rodgers joins Chaya Goldstein at the 2018 National Stuttering Association’s (NSA) 35th annual conference to discuss the variety of choices available to people who stutter, reframing negative stuttering experiences into positive learning experiences, stages of change, therapy readiness, and much more.

Naomi Rodgers, MA, CCC-SLP is a doctoral candidate at The University of Iowa. Ms. Rodgers is the founder and leader of the Iowa City NSA adult chapter. Naomi’s experiences as a person who stutters and speech-language pathologist have inspired her research, which focuses on the psycho-social aspects of stuttering in adolescence.

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Chaya Goldstein, CCC-SLP

Chaya Goldstein, M.A. CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist who stutters. She works at the American Institute for Stuttering (AIS) in New York City and teaches graduate courses in Fluency Disorders. She co-leads the National Stuttering Association Adult Manhattan chapter and coordinates the FRIENDS “Stepping Up” Mentorship program for children and teens who stutter. She’s cares deeply about stuttering advocacy, education, and empowerment and is committed to educating SLPs, educators and the public.