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.
22 Nov 2009
Gerald Maguire, M.D., joins Peter Reitzes and Eric Jackson to discuss stuttering and depression and to update the Pagoclone Phase IIB trial which is nearing its 8 month completion. Dr. Maguire is the director of The Kirkup Center for the Medical Treatment of Stuttering. The Center provides evaluations to individuals across the globe. As a non-profit center, scholarships are available to individuals who stutter who have limited means. Dr. Maguire is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.