My name is Joe and I am a “person who stutters”, as the National Stuttering Association would say. I don’t ever remember not stuttering. Some of my earliest memories involve traveling to see a speech therapist with a specialty in stuttering or “dysfluency” (for the purpose of this article, we’ll use those two terms interchangeably). While I am not a Speech Pathologist, my 43 years of stuttering on this Earth have provided me with a wealth of experience and insight in this area so I thought I’d, you know, share and stuff.

Notes: Because stuttering is such a multifaceted and…

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