20 Feb 2022
30 Jan 2022
Dr. Ryan Pollard joins Dr. Christopher Constantino to discuss the frustration and confusion of the loss of control caused by stuttering.
They cover a wide range of topics including what prevents us from allowing ourselves to stutter, making the stuttering experience “less bad” and “worthwhile,” using stuttering to make connections with others, what may be gained by stuttering, and how losing control of your body robs one of agency and pokes at the integrity of the self
17 Jul 2021
Dr. Chris Constantino joins Peter Reitzes to discuss stuttering recklessly and doing the hard work of change. Peter and Chris share thoughts on “tough love” in self-help and in speech therapy and the importance of being open with stuttering.
25 Jun 2021
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, a professional NBA basketball player, joins Chaya Goldstein to discuss his “Change and Impact Initiative” for stuttering. This initiative is a platform created to improve access to healthcare and expand services and resources for those who stutter. Mr. Kidd-Gilchrist shares his vision for creating change for stuttering through legislation in congress and how he believes the time to act is now when we have a president in the white house who stutters. Michael also speaks to why he believes imperfection is beautiful, and how he is facing his fears by speaking about stuttering and creating the Change and Impact Initiative.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, also known as “MKG,” is a professional American basketball player who has played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) since 2012. MKG first gained national attention in high school as a McDonald’s All-American and was named Mr. Basketball USA. He went on to play college basketball for the University of Kentucky where he and his teammates won the 2012 NCAA Division Men’s Basketball Tournament. MKG was selected as the second overall pick by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2012 NBA Draft. He has played for the Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets, the Dallas Mavericks, and the New York Knicks throughout his NBA career.
18 Jun 2021
Peter Reitzes talks to Dr. Chris Constantino about how facing stuttering helped prepare him for other life challenges such as weight loss.