20 Oct 2019
Rich Stephens joins Chaya Goldstein to discuss his experiences of approaches to stuttering in Australia, the support and obstacles he has faced setting up SAY: Australia, the start of their first creative arts programs, his plans for International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD) 2019, and so much more.
Rich Stephens is the President of SAY: Australia, the first international arm of SAY: The Stuttering Association For The Young founded in 2001 in NYC by Taro Alexander. Prior to launching SAY: Australia in June 2019, Rich lived in Manchester, UK, and has a BSc in Speech & Language Therapy and MSc in Neuroscience & Neuroimaging from the University of Manchester. Rich first volunteered at Camp SAY in 2015 as a bunk counsellor, and is now bringing a new approach to supporting young people who stutter to Australia.