6 Dec 2009
4 Dec 2009
Jamie Rocchio joinsPeter Reitzes and Eric Jackson to discuss stuttering and its impact on our ability to be good conversationalists, as well as what drives us as stutterers to keep coming back for more! Peter had to leave this episode early because he became an uncle during the recording–congratulations Peter.
11 Nov 2009
Jamie Rocchio joins Peter Reitzes and Eric Jackson to discuss her personal experiences with stuttering and depression. StutterTalk is scheduled to follow this episode up by speaking with Dr. Gerald Maguire for a medical discussion on stuttering and depression. StutterTalk will be discussing the article Below the Surface: Treating the Emotional Aspects of Stuttering by Woody Starkweather during our next episode.
8 Nov 2009
Elana Yudman joins Peter Reitzes and Eric Jackson to discuss the usefulness of speech tools and speaking strategies. Eric makes some surprising revelations during this special episode about how hard it is to shake the need for fluency. Elana is pictured below (middle) with frequent StutterTalk guests Kristel (left) and Sam (right) at the National Stuttering Association’s 2009 annual convention.
5 Nov 2009
Jamie Rocchio joins Peter Reitzes and Eric Jackson for a Checking in with Jamie segment. The guys ask Jamie her views on using speech tools as a person who stutters frequently. Eric asks if speech tools for people who stutter are adequate.
1 Nov 2009
Kristel Kubart and her father Bruce Kubart join Peter Reitzes and Eric Jackson to discuss stuttering in the family, speech therapy choices, listener emails and much more.
18 Oct 2009
Peter Reitzes and Eric Jackson are joined by journalist and person who stutters Barry Yeoman to discuss ethics in blogging and podcasting. We discuss the Federal Trade Commission’s new guidelinesfor blogging and how this may change the blogging landscape.
During this episode we discussed several posts made at the Stuttering Brain Blog.
12 Oct 2009
In this “classic episode” from October 12, 2009, Abena Asare joins Peter Reitzes and Eric Jackson to discuss what we referred to at the time as “the Sheila Johnson incident” (see video below). They discuss numerous listener questions and topics including “the more I talk the more I stutter,” passing up opportunities because of the possibility of stuttering, talking to children about stuttering, different styles of advertising stuttering, chipping away at shame and much more.
4 Oct 2009
Roisin McManus joins Peter Reitzes and Eric Jackson to discuss feeling broken, different aspects of speech therapy and much, much more. We also congratulate Jeffrey Blitz for winning an Emmy.
27 Aug 2009
Barbara Reitzes (Peter’s mom!) joins Peter Reitzes and Eric Jackson to talk about her memories of Peter’s stuttering, dealing with stuttering as a family, the infamous “Beach House” story and much more!