Passing as Fluent to Stuttering Openly (264)

Peter and son

Peter Reitzes recently told the story of his life passing as fluent during StutterTalk episode 257. During today’s episode Peter joins Joel Korte to discuss speech therapy after years and years of covert stuttering.

PETER REITZES, MA CCC-SLP (pictured left with his son) is a person who stutters and a New York State licensed, ASHA Certified, Speech-Language Pathologist. During this episode Joel asks Peter about what he did once he decided that he no longer wanted to hide his stuttering. Peter discussed stuttering openly, pausing, voluntary stuttering, modification, facing feared sounds, meeting other people who stutter, talking to family and friends about stuttering, the awkwardness of passing as fluent and much more.