28 Oct 2020
31 Aug 2020
John Hendrickson joins Chaya Goldstein to discuss the months after his article with Joe Biden went viral and how it impacted his stuttering journey. Hendrickson shared how these past few months have altered his relationship with his stuttering, his most memorable and challenging experiences, and his upcoming book Life On Delay.
John Hendrickson is a Senior Editor at The Atlantic, where he edits and writes stories across the entire spectrum of politics. He was previously the Politics Editor at Rolling Stone, the Digital Deputy Editor at Esquire, and an editor and reporter at The Denver Post. For the January/February 2020 issue of The Atlantic, John wrote a feature about Joe Biden’s lifelong journey with stuttering, and his own. The article has been read by over a million people and was named one of the best stories of 2019 by Longform. John is now working on a book about stuttering, Life On Delay, and is interviewing people who stutter from all over the world. If you’re interested in participating, please email him at email@example.com.
23 Jul 2020
Sam Simpson joins Chaya Goldstein to discuss Stammering Pride and Prejudice, a book that explores stuttering from the social model of disability. Sam shares how she learned about the social model in the 1990’s, and how this continues to influence her work as a speech therapist and counselor today.
17 May 2020
Chris Constantino joins Chaya Goldstein to discuss Stammering Pride and Prejudice, a book that explores stuttering from the social model of disability. Chris shares his insights on the social model of disability and how it applies to stuttering. Dr. Constantino discusses his chapter in the book “Stutter Naked” and how stuttering has fostered intimacy and other gains in his life.
Christopher Constantino lives in Tallahassee, Florida with his wife, Megan, and son, Augustine. He is a speech-language pathologist and assistant professor at Florida State University. He teaches classes on counseling and stuttering and researches how the subjective experience of stuttering interacts with culture and society. He recently co-edited the book, Stammering Pride and Prejudice. Chris enjoys riding his bike and eating chocolate chip cookies.
12 May 2020
Cody Mathieson Packer is a proud person who stutters from New Zealand. He started making films in his parents backyard at the age of 13, which was the time he discovered the magic of filmmaking and storytelling. Since then he studied film directing at the New Zealand Broadcasting School and Columbia College Chicago. He now lives in Los Angeles, California where he works as a commercial and film director full time. Cody is a passionate advocate involved in the National Stuttering Association Stuttering Association for the Stuttering Association for the Young communities. He released this PSA to celebrate the communities he holds close to heart, and to spread awareness about stuttering during National Stuttering Awareness Week.
23 Apr 2020
Dominique Kennedy is the author of Stuttering, It’s What You Think. Dominique is an experienced and certified Speech-Language Pathologist. Dominique earned a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with an emphasis in Speech Language Pathology. Her experience across settings includes: schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers and early intervention. Through her private practice she serves children and adults. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Fluency & Fluency Disorders and Augmentative & Alternative Communication. Through her desire to educate and empower families, she has developed educational programs and professional development courses. Dominique lives in the Atlanta Metro area of Georgia with her husband and their two daughters. She enjoys art, music and culture.