31 Mar 2020
Michael Turner, a filmmaker who stutters, joins Christopher Constantino to discuss MONUMENT, a feature-length documentary about Turner’s visit to the Holocaust memorial in Hungary built by his grandmother.
31 Mar 2020
28 Mar 2020
Gerald Maguire, MD joins Peter Reitzes to discuss ecopipam, the medical treatment of stuttering, and the National Stuttering Association.
One of the points Dr. Maguire shares is that “acceptance of stuttering and acceptance of treatment are not mutually exclusive.”
Gerald A Maguire, MD is Professor and Chair of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at UC Riverside School of Medicine and Board Chair of the National Stuttering Association. Dr. Maguire is considered by many to be the leading expert in the medical treatment of stuttering.
26 Mar 2020
Roisin McManus, a Nurse Practitioner (NP) who stutters, joins Chaya Goldstein to provide a first hand perspective from the front lines of COVID-19.
Roisin shares ways we can contain the spread, defines flatten the curve, ways we can support healthcare workers and the general public; including education, mental health support, and dropping off medical supplies at local hospitals in need. And finally, Roisin offers advice on what to do if you get sick. As you can imagine, stuttering is not on Roisin’s mind right now.
StutterTalk appreciates Roisin McManus, and healthcare workers on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Roisin McManus has been involved in stuttering self-help and advocacy for awhile now. She has volunteered with StutterTalk, the NSA, Friends and was co-founder of the NYC Stutters Conference. She currently serves on the board of directors of Friends: The National Association of Young People who Stutter. Roisin is a nurse practitioner who specializes in ICU and end of life care. She is now working on the front lines of the SARS-Cov2 epidemic (otherwise known as COVID-19) providing ICU care in a New York City hospital.
24 Mar 2020
Sam Gennuso joins Chaya Goldstein to provide a grounding meditation during this chaotic time.
23 Mar 2020
Loryn McGil joins Reuben Schuff to discus social communication and how to keep social and be productive with stuttering in a quarantined world.
Loryn McGill M.S. CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist who specializes in treating people who stutter in her private practice, OC Fluency Center located in Costa Mesa, California. She is adjunct faculty at Chapman University where she teaches the graduate course in fluency disorders. She is the co-developer of the Childhood Stuttering Screening for Physicians (CSS-P) and involved with various stuttering self-help organizations.
Reuben Schuff is a person who stutters, aerospace engineer, juggler, traveler and speaker. He lives in Los Angeles and actively participates with the stuttering community, including NSA, FRIENDS, and the StutterTalk Podcast. He believes that communication is intended to be a joyful part of the journey and works to spread this message through workshops, writing and speaking.
22 Mar 2020
Chaya Goldstein joins Peter Reitzes to discuss working with our stuttering during this challenging time. Chaya shares some exciting, virtual (online) resources for support and well being.
Chaya Goldstein M.A. CCC-SLP is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist who works at the American Institute for Stuttering (AIS) in New York City. Chaya is also a person who stutters.
Peter Reitzes M.A. CCC-SLP is President of StutterTalk, a person who stutters, and a speech-language pathologist in North Carolina.
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