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Changing how you think about stuttering.

Changing how you think about stuttering.

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Changing how you think about stuttering.

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English


Episodes

Stuttering Gain and the Stuttering Advantage (Ep. 714)

2/20/2022
Dr. Christopher Constantino joins Peter Reitzes to discuss what we gain from stuttering and the stuttering advantage. Link: Stuttering Gain by Christopher Constantino

Duration:00:43:25

Is it stuttering if the house is not on fire? (Ep. 713)

2/6/2022
Dr. Christopher Constantino joins Peter Reitzes to discuss the question: Is it stuttering if the house is not on fire?

Duration:00:45:55

Stuttering: Responding to the Loss of Control

1/30/2022
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 Dr. Ryan Pollard is a...

Duration:00:59:09

Is it healthy to work on your stammering all the time? (Ep. 711)

10/2/2021
Nicholas Fischer joins Dr. Christopher Constantino to discuss stammering dominating all of one's decisions, stammering as much as you want, and how much one should focus on facing stammering. Nicholas and Chris also discuss different views stemming from issues raised in the previous StutterTalk episode, Stuttering Recklessly: Doing the Hard Work of Change (Ep. 710). Nicholas Fischer is an intellectual property lawyer at London-based firm Marks & Clerk Law and a person who stammers. He is...

Duration:00:56:33

Stuttering Recklessly: Doing the Hard Work of Change (Ep. 710)

7/17/2021
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. Chris Constantino is a speech-language pathologist and assistant professor at Florida State University. Chris co-edited the highly acclaimed book Stammering Pride & Prejudice. Peter Reitzes is a speech-language pathologist in North Carolina and President...

Duration:00:36:06

Change and Impact Stuttering Initiative with NBA Player Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (Ep. 709)

6/25/2021
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...

Duration:00:43:45

The Way That You Are Is Not Set in Stone (Ep. 708)

6/18/2021
Peter Reitzes talks to Dr. Chris Constantino about how facing stuttering helped prepare him for other life challenges such as weight loss.

Duration:00:29:07

Stuttering Too Much, Too Little, or Just Right (Ep. 707)

6/11/2021
Dr. Christopher Constantino joins Peter Reitzes to discuss expectations placed on famous people and celebrities who stutter such as President Biden. Dr. Constantino notes that President Biden allows children who stutter to think about being president.

Duration:00:29:29

My Beautiful Stutter with Taro Alexander of SAY (Ep. 706)

4/3/2021
Taro Alexander joins Peter Reitzes to discuss the wonderful documentary film My Beautiful Stutter which follows five kids who stutter, ages 9 to 18, from all over the United States and all walks of life who meet at SAY, an interactive arts-based program. Taro Alexander - founder of the Stuttering Association for the Young (SAY) - is asked about a wide range of topics from the film including positive stuttering affirmations, embracing stuttering, the fairly common experience of being a person...

Duration:01:02:57

Meet the Stuttering Doctor Who Defeats Discrimination (Ep. 705)

2/21/2021
Dr. John Jackson joins Dr. Christopher Constantino to discuss becoming a medical doctor by standing up to repeated discrimination and going on to serve thousands of patients in rural America. Known to some as the "Yankee Doctor," Dr. John Jackson has delivered more than 5,000 babies in rural America and talks openly today on StutterTalk about facing his stuttering and discrimination in medical school and in practice.

Duration:00:41:08

Pressure to Be Fluent, Fearless, and Unashamed (Ep. 704)

2/14/2021
Dr. Christopher Constantino joins Peter Reitzes to discuss competing pressures placed on people who stutter to be fluent and to also be unashamed and fearless with stuttering. Chris and Peter revisit the Brayden Harrington endorsement video of President Joe Biden and discuss doing Zoom therapy with people who stutter and their families. Chris Constantino is a speech-language pathologist and assistant professor at Florida State University. Chris co-edited the highly acclaimed book Stammering...

Duration:00:43:07

What is New and Exciting in Stuttering (Ep. 703)

1/31/2021
Dr. Nan Bernstein Ratner joins Peter Reitzes to discuss what is new and exciting in stuttering and updates to A Handbook of Stuttering, which is soon entering its 7th edition.Dr. Bernstein Ratner is asked about updates she and Dr. Shelly Brundage have made to the handbook regarding stuttering treatment, predictors of recovery, brain imaging research, genetics, evidence based practice, and so much more. Nan and Peter also discuss the fluencybank, Lidcombe's impact on the field, and assessment...

Duration:01:16:50

What parent would not want their child to be fluent? (Ep. 702)

1/1/2021
Dr. Christoper Constantino joins Peter Reitzes to discuss the listener question, "What parent would not want their child to be fluent?" Chris and Peter discuss the questions, "Do we want stuttering to be eradicated?", "Do people who stutter have anything to gain from stuttering?", and so much more. Links: The Last Children of Down Syndrome Natural recovery from stuttering for a clinical cohort of pre-school children who received no treatment StutterTalk Episode 701

Duration:00:44:37

What Exactly is Working in Preschool Stuttering Treatment? (Ep. 701)

12/21/2020
Dr. Christopher Constantino joins Peter Reitzes to discuss an important 2020 study on verbal contingencies in Lidcombe treatment and the related question, "What exactly is working in preschool stuttering treatment?" Links: Verbal Contingencies in the Lidcombe Program: A Noninferiority Trial Direct versus Indirect Treatment for Preschool Children who Stutter: The RESTART Randomized Trial Lidcombe Program Materials including Manual Demands and Capacities and Lidcombe: Roughly Equal Preschool...

Duration:00:48:51

A Frank Discussion about Fluency and Stuttering (Ep. 700)

12/5/2020
Caryn Herring and Seth Tichenor join host Christopher Constantino for a frank discussion about fluency stuttering. On this special and fun 700th episode, the crew talk about their own experiences of fluency changing over time, why this might happen, what it means for therapy, and how to discuss it with other stutterers.

Duration:01:17:58

Stuttering Association for the Young in Australia (Ep. 699)

11/24/2020
Rich Stephens joins Chaya Goldstein to discuss the expansion of the Stuttering Association for the Young (SAY) into Australia. Rich shares what’s been happening “down under” and some personal points that have kept him going through this demanding and exciting time. Rich Stephens is a person who stutters and is the President and Programming Director of SAY: Australia, the first International arm of SAY: The Stuttering Association For The Young founded in 2001 in NYC by Taro Alexander. Prior...

Duration:00:57:05

“Why Can’t You Stutter More Like President Biden?” (Ep. 698)

11/15/2020
Barry Yeoman and Chris Constantino join Peter Reitzes to discuss the determination and empathy of people who stutter and the question, "Why Can’t You Stutter More Like President Biden?" Barry Yeoman is a journalist with more than four decades of experience who specializes in in-depth reporting that puts a human face on complex issues. Chris Constantino is a speech-language pathologist and assistant professor at Florida State University. Chris co-edited the highly acclaimed book Stammering...

Duration:00:46:41

Art That Dives Deep Into the Experience of Stuttering (Ep. 697)

11/9/2020
Vladan Sibinovic Vladan Sibinovic joins Chaya Goldstein to discuss “The Language,” an art exhibition that dives deep into the experience of stuttering. In their conversation they discuss why Vladan decided to create art about stuttering, how he uses his art to spread stuttering awareness, and how his art has transformed his relationship with his stuttering. Vladan Sibinović (1987) was born in Belgrade, Serbia, and received his Master’s Degree in painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts,...

Duration:00:56:35

Rising TikTok Star Marc Winski on Spreading Stuttering Awareness

10/28/2020
Marc Winski joins Chaya Goldstein in honor of International Stuttering Awareness Day to discuss how he gained 27,000 followers on TikTok and how he is using the platform to spread awareness about stuttering. Marc discusses how TikTok has helped bring awareness to a global population, how he challenges the 'overcome' stuttering narrative, and his vision for stuttering in the arts and theatre once COVID is over. Marc Winski is a professional actor/singer/motivational speaker in NYC and a...

Duration:00:41:42

How to Talk about Joe Biden’s Stuttering (Ep. 695)

10/24/2020
Barry Yeoman and Christopher Constantino join Peter Reitzes to discuss how to talk about Joe Biden's stuttering. Topics include how to respond to well intentioned but ableist descriptions of Joe Biden's stuttering, Barry Yeoman's recent column in the Nation titled Our Stutter: Joe Biden, Brayden Harrington—and Me, policing stuttering voices, and much more. Barry Yeoman is a journalist with more than four decades of experience who specializes in in-depth reporting that puts a human face on...

Duration:01:07:30