“These are strange times” is an expression that has become a platitude. Every person, all around the world, is confronted by a set of unique issues. While certainly stressful, it is also a way to reevaluate the way we look at things and to share our perspectives.
Different organizations representing different people from different walks of life have shed light on the way in which the pandemic influences their lives. Yet, we cannot help but notice that there has been little talk on its impact on the lives of people who stutter.
While the situation affects each of us, without exception, it also affects each of us differently. PWS are now confronted by a particular set of issues that are not shared by more fluent speakers. That is why we, at Stamily, want to explore the issue of communication in isolation. We will give a platform to different people to tell how the pandemic affects their life.
Starting with this introduction, we will share weekly perspectives written by people around the world. If you want to join this project with a blog or vlog, contact us with your story or idea at firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction: Communication in isolation
16/05 Stuttering in online meetings: frustrations and opportunities by Marc (Netherlands)
20/05 The challenges of an online classroom by Anita (Netherlands/Sweden)
27/05 Wearing a face mask while having a stutter by Courtland (America)
04/06 Isolation and Stuttering: reflections after two months of lockdown by Lynne (UK)
22/06 Adaptation and confrontation by Ronan (UK)
07/07 Covid-19 forced me to face my stutter by Willemijn (Netherlands)
14/07 Confrontation in online meetings and what we can learn from it by Sybren (Netherlands)
More to come…