1 Nov 2015
Changing the Culture Around Employability for People Who Stammer at Work and in the Military (Ep. 555)
Iain Wilkie and Walter Scott join Christopher Constantino to discuss supporting people who stammer at work and in the military in the UK and their work with The Employer’s Stammering Network and Defense Stammering Network. Wilkie and Scott discuss their mission of changing the culture around employability and the victories and growth that many people who stammer find when seeking support and being open about stuttering.
Iain Wilkie is a Senior Partner at EY and the Founder of the Employer’s Stammering Network.
Walter Scott is a Civil Servant in the Ministry of Defense Head Office and a founding member of the Defense Stammering Network.
Christopher Constantino is a person who stutters, a StutterTalk host and a PhD student in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Memphis. Chris is doing his clinical fellowship in the Shelby County Schools in Memphis and is conducting a research study to understand and contextualize the experiences of passing as fluent for people who covertly stutter.