Written by Luca Torelli One of my earliest memories related to education is clearly collocated in eighth grade when, while discussing which kind of college we would like to sign up to, my teacher said that no, I shouldn’t think about enrolling in a linguistic high school, but rather in an easier one, like the […]
Written by Natalie On the 15th of September I tagged along with a group of walkers for a 10 mile stroll around the amazing Dovedale valley located in the Peak District of England. Stamma Strider was created by some passionate members of Stamma (BSA) that are passionate about walking. They have attended the SSA walk […]
Video and text created by Rik Imagine not being able to speak your mind. To know what you want to say, but feel the words get stuck in your throat. If you are a person who stutters, or if you know someone who does, then you might have an idea of what this means. The […]
While stuttering does not originate from a lack of confidence, having a stutter can undermine it. In this video, Liana from Finland shares 5 tips with us on how to stutter with confidence.
A while ago, Natalie talked about job interviews. This arduous aspect of the job-finding process can be daunting for PWS, but in the end, we can do a job as well as anyone else. In this vlog, Liana from Finland talks about her job-finding process and how stuttering does not have to define you.
From October 1 until October 22, the International Stuttering Association will host the yearly ISAD conference in celebration of the International Stuttering Awareness Day. On their website, you can interact with PWS or speech professionals, read and discuss a multitude of papers and read up on the different initiatives happening around the globe in celebration […]
Written by Rik Here at this very platform, Natalie Mortimer recently wrote a blog in which she asks the question whether it’s okay to be defined by your stammer. She wrote about the impact we can have on people we work with and the legacy we leave behind. Just by the simple fact that she […]
While stuttering is a widely known condition, it is not always clear how to act when communicating with PWS. In this vlog, Leo from Finland shares thoughts and tips on this subject.
After talking about public speaking in vlog # 1, Juuso now explores one of the biggest mysteries of stuttering: where does it come from?
Written by Hanna When I was younger my stuttering made me silent. I only spoke when I felt I wouldn’t stutter. Despite switching out words and planning ahead what I was gonna say, I still got long blocks in my speech. The shame I felt in those moments was excruciating. The anxiety afterwards lasted for […]