I Deserve to Exist: Stuttering Without Apology (Ep. 614)

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Róisín McManus

Róisín McManus and Caryn Herring of the StutterTalk B Team discuss stuttering and life transitions, facing stuttering at work, the right to exist as stutterers, becoming okay with other people’s discomfort about stuttering, the physical exhaustion of stuttering, stuttering as an asset in the workplace and much more.

Caryn Herring is a person who stutters and a speech-language pathologist, currently pursuing her PhD at The University of Pittsburgh. Caryn is also an adjunct clinical instructor at Duquesne University, supervising graduate students and teaching the Stuttering Course. She is an active member of numerous stuttering organizations.

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Caryn Herring

Róisín McManus lives in New York City and has co-led the Brooklyn chapter of the National Stuttering Association for the past 5 years. She is an occasional StutterTalk host, was the lead planner of the 20-Something’s Program for the NSA/ISA World Congress in Atlanta 2016 and doesn’t mind being referred to as a “stutterer.” She works as an emergency room nurse and recently graduated from New York University as an acute care & palliative care nurse practitioner.

Joel Korte of the StutterTalk B Team was not able to participate in this episode. We look forward to his return!