Returning Choice to the Stuttering Community (Ep. 661)

stutteringChris Constantino and Rob Dellinger join Reuben Schuff at the 2019 FRIENDS one day conference in Raleigh, NC to discuss taking control of the “um,” returning choice to the stuttering community, and it is always okay to talk.

Reuben Schuff is an author and roving host for StutterTalk. By profession and passion he is an aerospace engineer, and also, a traveler, a juggler, a Toastmaster, and a person who stutters. He is a workshop presenter for the National Stuttering Association annual conference and is the co-founder of the Raleigh Teens Who Stutter (TWST) chapter of the NSA. Reuben also facilitates and presents with FRIENDS: the National Organization for Young People who Stutter. Reuben is author of the chapterĀ Fluency: My Untrustworthy Friend in the StutterTalk book: Stuttering: Inspiring Stories and Professional Wisdom.

Christopher Constantino is a person who stutters, a speech-language pathologist and earned his Phd in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Memphis in 2018.

Robert Dellinger, M.S., CCC-SLP is a school-based speech-language pathologist in Raleigh, N.C., and a person who stutters. He works in an elementary school and consults with colleagues in complicated fluency disorders cases at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Rob is an active member of the National Stuttering Association chapter in Raleigh and contributes to the local Teens Who Stutter (TWST) group.