How to Talk about Joe Biden’s Stuttering (Ep. 695)

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Barry Yeoman and Christopher Constantino join Peter Reitzes to discuss how to talk about Joe Biden’s stuttering. Topics include how to respond to well intentioned but ableist descriptions of Joe Biden’s stuttering, Barry Yeoman’s recent column in the Nation titled Our Stutter: Joe Biden, Brayden Harrington—and Me, policing stuttering voices, and much more. 

Barry Yeoman is a journalist with more than four decades of experience who specializes in in-depth reporting that puts a human face on complex issues. 

Chris Constantino is a speech-language pathologist and assistant professor at Florida State University. Chris co-edited the highly acclaimed book Stammering Pride & Prejudice.  

Peter Reitzes is a speech-language pathologist and President of StutterTalk.

Barry, Chris, and Peter are all people who stutter.