Understanding the Challenges of a Stutterer


  • Interview with Sheryl Gottwald, PH.D.

    Interview with Sheryl Gottwald, PH.D.

    14/10/2011 Duración: 22min

    Summary of Topics: A young stutterer becomes a Fluency Specialist and professor. Education on stuttering is important…but not a cure for stuttering. The role of therapy and counseling in the treatment of stuttering. Breathing exercises, drills and repetition, acceptance of a stutter. Psychological causes and effects of stuttering. How stuttering effects college students and graduates. Sheryl [...]

  • Frustrations of a Stutterer

    Frustrations of a Stutterer

    25/09/2011 Duración: 24min

    Summary of Topics: The inability to communicate effectively….or at all! Constant misunderstandings due to replaced words and convoluted speech. Stress and exhaustion from situations requiring constant communication. Self-consciousness, low self-esteem, and  feelings of being handicapped or inadequate. Compensating self-consciousness and low self-esteem with feelings of aggression, anger, excessive criticism. Side effects and other “stuttering symptoms.” [...]