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Stuttering is complex, interesting, often misunderstood, and newsworthy. We’ve highlighted here a few recent news stories about stuttering and the NSA®, and included a few of our own pieces.

Levi’s Good Deed

The NSA's Teen Advisory Council had the pleasure of sitting down with 14-year-old Levi and his mother, Kim, this week. Earlier this fall, Levi celebrated his bar mitzvah, and chose the [...]

Amplify – Where ‘I Stutter’ Becomes ‘WeStutter’!

One of the most common things you feel when you grow up with a stutter is loneliness. You might be in a room full of people, but you feel lonely, [...]

The Power of my Voice

We first met Nathaniel Crawford, the product and lifestyle photographer and videographer behind Captures by TK Photo & Film in 2018 when he was a college student promoting his food [...]

Congrats to the Dallas Chapter on 40 Years!

The Dallas Chapter of the National Stuttering Association experienced an incredible milestone this month - their 40-year anniversary as a part of the NSA! To celebrate this remarkable achievement, former Dallas [...]

Accepted No Matter What!

For as long as I can remember I have been a person who stutters. Some might see this as an obstacle. At first, that is how I felt too. As [...]

Mayor Declares October 22 International Stuttering Awareness Day in Washington, DC

Please join us in celebrating the recent proclamation by Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser declaring October 22nd as International Stuttering Awareness Day in the District of Columbia! Special thanks to [...]

I Have A Mild Stutter. Am I Still Valid?

Even though I was diagnosed with a stutter at six years old, there’s a part of me that still wonders sometimes if I can properly call myself a Person Who [...]

Truth Be Told: The Reality of Stuttering

One of the most popular questions asked at NSA conferences is this: “If there was a magic pill that could cure stuttering, would you take it?” For the four years [...]

Stuttering as a Superpower

When I applied to college in Fall 2019, I had to find the “perfect” topic to write about for my Common App essay --- a topic that was unique and [...]

A Lifetime of Speech Therapy

Like many people who stutter, I’ve been to speech therapy before. Everyone has different goals going into speech therapy, whether it's lessening your stutter, controlling secondary actions while stuttering, or [...]

Stuttering and the Stage

Being a person who stutters, I never thought I could get up on a stage in front of over a hundred people. I never thought I could act or sing [...]

NSA Connects – SLPs Who Stutter

The National Stuttering Association hosted an NSA Connects session on March 25 for Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) who Stutter. The conversation was led by Tiffani Kittilstved, Hayden Lambert, Kristel Kubart, and [...]

Resilience at Work for People Who Stutter

On March 23, the National Stuttering Association (NSA) held a webinar on “Resilience at Work for People Who Stutter.” This workshop, led by Ariel Mahlmann and Carl Coffey, focused on [...]

Stuttering, COVID-19, and Zoom University

While COVID-19 cases have been on the decline and in-person activities are slowly reopening, it looks like one feature of the pandemic is here to stay: Zoom. The increased popularity [...]

Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Advertising?

I have never been the sort of person to advertise my stutter. Throughout high school, only my close friends were aware that I had a stutter, and even then I [...]

Virtuous Disfluency

Stuttering is having its moment right now. Never before have people been more aware of stuttering than today. U.S. President Joe Biden stutters. Baseball superstar George Springer stutters. British actress [...]

We Care About What You Have to Say

I consider myself lucky to have found the NSA when I was only ten years old. Up until that point, I had never met another stutterer or ever heard another stutter. [...]

The Importance of Connection

 Hi there. Nice to see you again. I recently had the honor of sitting down with Eli Taulman and his mom, Nicole, and learning more about their family journey with [...]

Chapter Leader Spotlight – Pascal Orelus

Pascal, 29, was born in Haiti but he moved with his mom to Fort Lauderdale, FL when he was 11 years old. After High School, Pascal moved to Tampa, FL [...]

It’s OK To Stutter!

My name is Liv, I'm 10 years old, and I’m a PWS. Do you know what that stands for? It stands for “a Person Who Stutters”. When I stutter I [...]

Chapter Leader Spotlight – Steff Lebsack

Steff was born in Albuquerque, NM, three and a half month premature and the smallest baby to live in 1983 in the state. After being told by the doctors that [...]

Chapter Leader Spotlight – Edmund Metzold

Edmund, 26, grew up in the suburbs of Boston and later attended Oberlin College in Ohio, where he studied ethnomusicology (the study of the music of different cultures, especially non-Western [...]

Chapter Leader Spotlight – Mike Molino

Michael (Mike) was born and raised in San Jose, CA. Prior to pursuing a graduate degree in Speech Pathology he served in the US Navy for 24 years, and although [...]

Empower Your Story with Judge Colin T. Bowen

Hi there. Nice to see you again. Judge Colin T. Bowen is a Judge sitting on the Alameda County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench by [...]

How an ER Doctor Who Stutters Commands the Room During the COVID-19 Crisis

Every day after work, he removes his scrubs and his sneakers. He leaves them outside, gets cleaned up, and greets his family, a source of respite in a world otherwise [...]

Sharing Our Voices

Hi there. Nice to see you again. How are you holding up during this COVID-19 experience? It all feels so surreal, doesn’t it? Broadway gone dark, countries essentially out of [...]

The Motivations for People to Attend Stuttering Support Groups

Each month, kids, teens, and adults who stutter participate in over 200 Adult and Family Chapters of the National Stuttering Association (NSA). At these self-help support groups, the conversation flows freely without [...]

SMBC Hosts Second Annual Mock Interview Event for the Stuttering Community in Firm’s New York Office

On January 21, 2020, SMBC, a Japanese bank based in New York City, hosted its Second Annual Mock Interview Event for the stuttering community.  The firm welcomed 24 professionals and […]

How The National Stuttering Association Has Impacted My Life

Mallory Anderson, freshman at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in the Honors College, is a Biochemistry major with a minor in Mathematics. Originally from Memphis, TN, she graduated as [...]

Bridging the Gap: A Series Wrap-Up

Hi there. Nice to see you again. Over the past few months, I had the honor of interviewing four speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who shared their personal and professional journeys with [...]

Santa Stutters Too!

There are many lessons in life to be learned as person who stutters (PWS) and as a parent of child who stutters. Regan Espinosa is the mother of a young [...]

Bridging the Gap – SLP Sara MacIntyre

 In this latest piece by NSA Spotlight Writer Jamie Wolff, Jamie sits down with SLP Sara MacIntyre to bridge the gap between speech professionals and people who stutter. Hi there. [...]

Michael Pittman, Jr.: On Family, Football, and Stuttering

Michael Pittman, Jr. knows what it’s like to stutter as a child, but he hasn’t let that stop him from becoming a star football player at the University of Southern [...]

Bridging the Gap – SLP Michael Boyle

 In this latest piece by NSA Spotlight Writer Jamie Wolff, Jamie sits down with SLP Michael Boyle to bridge the gap between speech professionals and people who stutter. Hi there. [...]

Bridging the Gap – SLP Caryn Herring

 In this latest piece by NSA Spotlight Writer Jamie Wolff, Jamie sits down with SLP Caryn Herring to bridge the gap between speech professionals and people who stutter. Hi there. [...]

Bridging the Gap – SLP Uri Schneider

SLP Spotlight - Uri Schneider In this latest piece by NSA Spotlight Writer Jamie Wolff, Jamie sits down with SLP Uri Schneider to bridge the gap between speech professionals and [...]

How Attending A Stuttering Conference Changed My Life

How Attending A Stuttering Conference Changed My Life by Alexandra Hewitt The National Stuttering Association is no-joke when it comes to advocating for stuttering. This past conference was their 36th […]

The Stuttering Extrovert

Hi there. Nice to see you again. In case you haven’t caught on by now, I’m big on self-expression. This is partly because I’m what my husband calls a “linguistic [...]

The Longest Doozy

Hi there. Nice to see you again. You know those words that stick with you forever? Years ago, a college pal said to me, “James, never speak in absolutes.” I’ve [...]

Reconnecting with My Childhood Stutter

Hi there. Nice to see you again. You know, memory is a funny thing. For some reason, I can remember random moments – like the overpowering stench of smelt frying [...]

Just a Normal Problem

Just a normal problem by Chris Cox PGATour.com All professional athletes, at some point in their careers, will take their turn at the media dais. Some are masters of this [...]

Get to Know NSA’er Jamie Wolff

Hi there. I'm Jamie, but you can call me James – whichever feels more natural. I’m an old-school New York creative arts therapist turned personal trainer turned health coach and [...]

NSA Response to President Trump’s Tweet RE: Biden

The National Stuttering Association is extremely troubled by a recent tweet by President Trump directed at former Vice President Joe Biden’s speech at an event in Delaware on Saturday, March […]

Embracing my disability as a professional

I feel that there is a lot of silence when it comes to having a disability while marketing yourself as a professional. The most that is acknowledged and talked about [...]

Jonah Otis Finds Purpose in Helping Others

One of our Portland Adult NSA Chapter members, Jonah Otis, was recently recognized by the CEO of his company, Paypal, for being a strong voice for people who stutter and [...]

Making His Own Destiny

It’s been said that life starts at the lowest point. If that’s true, then the moment arrived for Shaun Ghulam at the Scarborough Town Center Mall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. […]

Sam Spoke. Netflix Listened.

At first glance, Samantha “Sam” Roblyer is just your average adolescent young woman living in America’s heartland. In a state that is college football-crazed, she’s a high school sophomore who […]

National Stuttering Association Responds to Steve Harvey’s Claims About Stuttering (Press Release)

A recent episode of Steve Harvey’s television show Steve included a segment during which Mr. Harvey discussed an audience member’s experience with stuttering.  During the conversation, Mr. Harvey was often […]

National Stuttering Association Responds to Steve Harvey’s Claims About Stuttering (Press Release)

A recent episode of Steve Harvey’s television show Steve included a segment during which Mr. Harvey discussed an audience member’s experience with stuttering.  During the conversation, Mr. Harvey was often […]

NSA Interview with Sam of Starbucks Incident

Earlier this month, media reports indicated that a 28-year-old doctoral student named Sam who stutters was ridiculed by a barista verbally and in print on his cup.  We are grateful […]

National Stuttering Association Responds to Incident at West Philadelphia Starbucks

The National Stuttering Association is extremely troubled by recent media reports indicating that a customer at a West Philadelphia Starbucks location was mocked due to his stuttering. Media reports indicate […]

Get to Know NSA’er Prasanth Bathae

Prasanth is a 35 year old Engineer-Programmer-Analyst born in the Southern Indian City of Madurai. During his childhood days, he was very shy and as a result, focused more on […]

Get to Know NSA’er Deborah Boswell

As a speech-language pathologist, Deborah Boswell has always been passionate about working with people who stutter.  We were able to chat with Deborah about the origins of her stuttering journey, her current practice, […]

Better Angels: Stuttering taught him to never give up

E’dan Carson is a bear-sized 17-year-old whose hair rises geyser-like in a ponytail centered at the top of his head. He has a voice to match his mass.. Read More… original: […]

Parker Stewart hasn’t let his stutter stop his growth

When those close to Parker Stewart are asked what first stood out about the Pitt freshman guard, there’s a lightness to their voice. Stewart, the 6-foot-5 guard with the velvety shooting […]

Get to Know NSA’ers Sian & Azelene, Founders of Kidzucate!

We were honored to be connected with 11-year old Sian Williams, and her mother, Azelene Williams, founders of Kidzucate, a nonprofit organization based in Perth, Australia, aiming to empower young […]

A New Approach to Self-Disclosure of Stuttering

One of the more valuable tools speech-language pathologists teach their clients is the art of self-disclosure. Research indicates people prefer to interact with stutterers who acknowledge their own stuttering. Publicizing […]

Springer brings perspective to life and baseball

Spend any time with George Springer and it’s easy to tell he’s a high-energy, big-personality type of guy. He brings a 1,000-rpm mentality to his game — a big reason […]

2017 NSA Youth of the Year on WCAX

“Stuttering is inspirational,” said Denton. “It’s fun for me to be a role model and for kids to look up to me as a stutterer and as a person.”  Madi […]

Get to Know Author Macarena Calzado

We recently connected with Macarena Calzado, a student at Miami University in Ohio, and author of From The Girl With A Stutter. Macarena was gracious enough to answer some questions […]

Stevie Soul Find His Voice in the Beat

Then one day, Ansara, who is best known around Detroit as Stevie Soul the beat boxer, started noticing that in between his attempts to speak, weird and funny sounds came […]

The Everyday Anxiety of the Stutterer

The New York Times Communication, particularly the spoken word, is not altogether different from the train that almost always arrives on time. Speech is a basic feature of human experience. […]

NSA announces the winner of the 1st Annual NSA/Canadeo Family Research Award

The National Stuttering Association (NSA) is pleased to announce the winner of the first annual NSA/Canadeo Family Research Award. The award provides a cash award for innovative stuttering research. The […]

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on His National Stuttering Association Involvement, Expansive Charity Work and NBA Return

There is a deep-rooted reason why Kidd-Gilchrist is […] amiability halted by some abruptness. For many years growing up, including his first couple in the NBA, the Hornets’ starting small […]

Get to Know NSA’er Paige White

Paige is a 19-year old person who stutters and was born and raised in El Reno, Oklahoma. She works as a cashier at a local grocery store in El Reno, […]

Get to Know SLP Chris Constantino

This is the second in a series of interviews with speech-language pathology/communication sciences PhDs and PhD students who stutter. Their experiences and research interests vary, but all of them have […]

Get to Know NSA’er Lindsey Thomas

We recently stumbled across Lindsey Morgan Thomas’ high school valedictorian commencement address, and we’re so glad we did!  Watch Lindsey’s speech and learn more about her experiences with stuttering below. […]

Vice President Joe Biden’s ‘Note to Self’

CBS This Morning When Joe Biden was just 29, he became one of the youngest people ever elected to the U.S. Senate. He has remained a member of the federal […]

Get to Know NSA’er Juan Lopez

We recently met up with Juan Lopez, an MBA student (and soon to be graduate!) at the University of Nevada, Reno after hearing his TEDxUniversityofNevada talk on stuttering.  Check out […]

Get to Know NSA’er Stevie Soul

We recently met up with professional beatboxer Stevie Soul, who is also a person who stutters.  As a young child, Stevie used stuttering to transform into an award-winning artist.  You […]

Living With Stuttering

Courier-Journal As with any health issue – mental illness, drug addiction or even irritable bowel syndrome – people take months or even years to admit that they need help, support […]

The Future of the National Stuttering Association with Dr. Gerald Maguire (Ep. 578)

Dr. Gerald Maguire, the newly elected Chairman of the National Stuttering Association (NSA), joins Peter Reitzes to discuss the future of the NSA and the role and importance of stuttering […]

‘Stuttering’ mice may help unravel mystery of human speech disorder

American Association for the Advancement of Science/Sciencemag.org Stuttering is one of the most common speech disorders in the world, affecting nearly one out of 100 adults in the United States. […]

NE Pennsylvania Chapter – Don’t Tell Me to Slow Down 5K

Kyle Pelkey and Terrence Murgallis of the Northeast Pennsylvania Adult NSA Chapter interviewed regarding their upcoming 3rd Annual ‘Don’t Tell Me to Slow Down 5k Run/Walk.

Denial, Discrimination, Dismissal…

From time to time – more often than we would like – we receive messages or letters such as the following, from someone who has been genuinely denied, discriminated against, […]

Ben Cleary – Writer, Director of Oscar-nominated Stutterer

We recently had the opportunity to speak with film writer and director Ben Cleary, who wrote, directed, and edited the 2016 Oscar-nominated short film Stutterer. Once you’re finished reading about […]

Stutter Social and Redefining Impediments with Guest David Resnick

David Resnick is a technology entrepreneur who creates impactful, playful, and community-building experiences. He is the CEO and co-founder of Bestr, an app to get the best recommendations from the […]

Get to Know NSA’er Mike Molino

NSA intern Jen Lindstrand was recently able to connect with Mike Molino, person who stutters (PWS), NSA Chapter Leader, and future SLP.  Check out her interview with him below! Jen: Tell us a […]

NEK Teens Who Stutter Make Connections

“By the time you’re a teenager, you’ve probably had years of fear and avoidance behavior. It’s not unusual for teens to trade speech therapy for sports practice and other after-school […]

Learning to Love to Stutter

“I think I only said my name at my first NSA chapter meeting, right at the beginning,” Michael Turner, a filmmaker based in Portland who attended his first NSA conference […]

Tony Poljan conquers stutter, leads Lansing Catholic to No. 1

“I think I’ve learned a lot of life lessons from my stutter. Sometimes, I think who would I be without it and where would I be without it. I like […]

Get to Know NSA’er Nathaniel Crawford

We met Nathaniel Crawford after drooling over his recipes and food photography on his blog TermiNatetor Kitchen.  Nathaniel, a person who stutters, kindly took a few moments to let us […]

ISU student lands elite internship at National Institutes of Health

When Illinois State junior Kali Riddell arrived in May at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) near Washington, D.C., she had no idea how big of an internship she had […]

8 Truths People Who Stutter Wish Everyone Understood

Although stuttering might make some think of that nervous kid in the back of class, stuttering actually has little to do with nervousness at all. With a lot of myths […]

Get to know NSA’er David Resnick

David Resnick grew up in Great Neck, New York and was never able to hide his stuttering as it was much more severe growing up than it is today.  Nonetheless, […]

The New Treatments That Could Transform Speech Therapy

Whenever Matt Maxion approached the counter at McDonald’s, he wanted nothing more than to order chicken nuggets. But the chubby, bespectacled 7-year-old knew what would happen when he reached the […]

Summer Camp for Kids Who Stutter Ends With Ice-Cream Shop Flash Mob

When 11-year-old Madison Denton ordered a scoop of Americone Dream on a waffle cone at Ben & Jerry’s on Church Street, her mother Sara beamed with pride. “It took her […]

The NSA Responds to Insensitive Radio Broadcast

The National Stuttering Association is extremely troubled by a recent segment broadcast on ESPN 97.5 radio in Houston (The Blitz Hour 1, Segment 3 on July 22, 2015).  Joking about […]

Get to know NSA’er Jaime Habing!

In 2010, as a first-timer at the National Stuttering Association’s conference in Cleveland, OH, Jaime stood out from the crowd.

Interview with PWS and long-time NSA’er, Sarah D’Agostino

Sarah D’Agostino is a person who stutters and previous NSA Family Program Administrator and was thoughtful enough to share her experiences with us.

Sophie Gustafson: PWS, professional golfer, long-time NSA supporter, mentor

She has been mentoring a high school boy about his battles with a stutter. It … came as no surprise that Sophie had not told me about her good deed […]

Interview with PWS and Future SLP, Ross Christensen

24-year old Ross Christensen is a person who stutters, NSA chapter leader, and soon-to-be SLP. Ross was kind enough to share his experiences with us.

A Journey Through Stuttering with Dr. Fred Murray

Take a listen as Dr. Fred Murray discusses his journey with stuttering both then and now.

Researchers scan babies’ brains in attempt to find cause of stuttering

Researchers at the University of Sydney are conducting a world first study they say could shed new light on what causes stuttering.

Interview with Madeline Wahl, Huffington Post Associate Editor, Blogs & Community

Madeline Wahl, Huffington Post Associate Editor, Blogs & Community, was gracious enough to speak with us this month. Author of the popular What It Actually Feels Like to Stutter, Madeline […]

National Stuttering Association Statement Regarding Cleveland PD Denial

The National Stuttering Association is extremely troubled by recent media reports indicating that a candidate for the Cleveland Police Department was denied from joining the force due to his stuttering.

A Year to Remember: Stutterer proves it’s the message that matters

The Commercial Appeal Memphis Parker Mantell walked to the lectern and began to give the commencement address at Indiana University. It was unlike any commencement address you have ever heard.

I think my child is stuttering — what should I do?

Parents who are concerned that their child may be stuttering often first seek guidance from their pediatrician. Doctors commonly tell parents the child will outgrow the problem and to give […]

Mayor Appoints Dr. Leana Wen as Baltimore City Health Commissioner

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced her appointment of Dr. Leana S. Wen as Commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department, effective January 15, 2015. Dr. Wen, workshop presenter at the 2014 […]

Ask Dr. Gerald Maguire about the Medical Treatment of Stuttering (StutterTalk Episode 485)

Gerald Maguire, M.D., DFAPA joins Peter Reitzes for this “Ask Jerry” episode in which Dr. Maguire answers listener questions about the medical treatment of stuttering. Dr. Maguire is Associate Professor […]

Interview with Darrius Crump, PWS and Warren Township High School Running Back

We had the pleasure of meeting Darrius Crump, of Gurnee, Illinois, a running back at Warren Township High School.  Called “one of the top running backs in Lake County this […]

For people with disabilities, doctors are not always healers

By the look on James’s face, I could tell that he understood just fine. I did, too. I closed the door. “I’m so sorry,” I said. “Let’s start over. My […]

Interview with Alexis Nedd, author of 25 Things All People Who Stutter Will Understand

We recently connected with Alexis Nedd, a staff writer at BuzzFeed, and author of 25 Things All People Who Stutter Will Understand. Alexis was kind enough to answer some questions […]

New NIDCD Speaker Series on Thursday, September 11 Focuses on Stuttering

NIDCD Presents New Speaker Series for the NIH Community – Beyond the Lab, Understanding Communication Disorders: Stuttering’. All NIH Staff and the public are invited! Approximately one in six Americans will […]

Actress Jacquelyn Revere is working to destigmatize stuttering

Jacquelyn Revere wanted to be an actress at a very young age. She got “the bug” as a child while watching television, and the desire never left her. But Revere’s […]

Speech Spotlight: The National Stuttering Association names Clinical Professor Vivian Sisskin “SLP of the Year”!

[University of Maryland] clinical professor Vivian Sisskin, CCC-SLP, BRS-F, has just been named the Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year by the National Stuttering Association! This award recognizes the large number […]

Nothing to hide

You might not notice, but Aisha Haynes stutters. And she doesn’t mind telling you so. After all, stuttering has helped shape who she is today, not just personally but professionally.

Meet the lifelong stutterer who plans to be a stand-up comic

Have you heard the one about the lifelong stutterer who wants to be a stand-up comic? That sounds like the start of an utterly tasteless joke, but 19-year-old Donnie Sengstack […]

TEDxSyracuseUniversity 2014

Co-Leader of the Syracuse Adult NSA Chapter, David Haas, recently participated in a TEDxSyracuse University 2014, an independently organized TED event, presenting on stuttering and the NSA. David Haas is […]

Finding My Voice

The Saturday Evening Post I sit in front of the microphone, looking through a window at my producer in the control booth. I’m about to begin one of the scariest […]

McAllen/Edinburg Chapter Appears on KRGVs ‘Inside the Valley’

KRGV.com Members of the McAllen/Edinburg Chapter appear on KRGVs ‘Inside the Valley’ to advertise stuttering and the NSA

Don’t tell them to slow down

TimesLeader.com When the National Stuttering Association: Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter was looking to name its fundraiser, group members didn’t have to think hard. They immediately thought of the phrase stutterers hear […]

Shapiro Scholarship will benefit WCU students specializing in fluency disorders

Cherokee One Feather A new scholarship at Western Carolina University will provide financial assistance to outstanding graduate students who want to specialize in helping children and adults overcome disorders of […]

Stuttering Can Be Treated

The Daytona Beach News-Journal At this time, there is no cure for stuttering. Fortunately, treatment can be very effective. Stuttering therapy focuses on actively reducing tension of the tongue, lips […]

Entrepreneur Let No Impediment Stop Him

Wall Street Journal Mr. Hartford, the father of two sons, thrived as a business consultant in his 20s and 30s. He was used to flying first class, staying at swank […]

NSA in the Running for Conquest Graphics Grant

Are you looking for an easy, non-committal way to give back to the NSA that won’t cost you a cent?  We have the answer! Everyone has taken part in the Conquest […]

Do you know the signs of communication disorders?

Special Education Guide The early stages of communication disorders are easier to spot when you know the signs.

12th annual Stuttering Awareness Panel addresses overcoming adversity

Central Michigan Life Stuttering experts tell their personal histories with the communication disorder and answer questions from Communication Disorder students and their parents and professors.

International Stuttering Awareness Day is October 22nd

International Stuttering Awareness Day is right around the corner on October 22nd, and we have several ways to help you raise awareness, all at little or no cost to you.  We […]

Families of stutterers plan ASU Fun Day Oct. 26

Wrangler News (Page 8) Aidan Fast began stuttering at the age of 4. Concerned with the sudden appearance of the disorder, his mother, Terra, brought him to doctors. They said […]

Mayor Knox H. White proclaims October 22, 2013 International Stuttering Awareness Day in the city of Greenville, SC

Mayor Knox H. White proclaims October 22, 2013 International Stuttering Awareness Day in the City of Greenville, SC and asks all citizens to acknowledge the celebration and take part in […]

British Columbia Association of People Who Stutter host workshop to celebrate ISAD

BCAPS Join us for a day of learning and discussion in a very supportive, respectful and open environ-ment. Topics include fear, self-esteem, self-acceptance, confidence, and our BCAPS camp. Family and […]

USDOJ COPS Office Cultural Awareness Team sponsors event for NDEAM

What careers are open to persons who stutter? Certainly not stand-up comedy or jobs where you have to talk on the phone or give presentations…or are they? USDOJ COPS Office […]

Connections key for students who stutter

Boston Parents Paper A person who has stuttered since before his third birthday, Danny, now 15, has never been afraid of his stuttering. His mother Pattie, a speech language assistant, […]

Let’s talk about stuttering. You’re not alone.

The City Sentinel One of the markers of early childhood is the first word. From that first word comes the ability to form phrases and sentences, or to talk – […]

Preschoolers who stutter do just fine socially, new study shows

Today.com But a new Australian study, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, suggests that it’s fairly common for preschool-age children to stutter – and those that do tend to do […]

Michael Turner’s The Way We Talk Seeks Support

Filmmaker Michael Turner, presenter at the National Stuttering Association’s 30th Annual Conference in July 2013 in Scottsdale, AZ, recently sat down to discuss with us his documentary film on stuttering, […]

NSA’s Scott Maher is not just an NDSU fan any more — he’s on the field!

TimberLakesSouthDakota.com Go Bison! Go NDSU! Go Scott! And Scott Maher is going. He is going north, north to North Dakota State University. He is going to be a student manager […]

NSA Partners with Macy’s for ‘Shop for a Cause’ FUNdraiser

The National Stuttering Association is thrilled to partner with Macy’s by participating in their eighth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on August 24, 2013. Macy’s “Shop […]

STUTTERING: Inland group calls awareness to speech disorder

The Press-Enterprise Imagine not being able to say what you want. That’s the challenge that faces the 3 million Americans who stutter. National Stuttering Awareness Week, May 13 to 19, […]

Sharonville supports National Stuttering Awareness Week

Cincinnati.com City Council passed a resolution supporting the national awareness, and presented a plaque in support of the association to Pam Woebkenberg May 14. Way to go, Pam!

Chef Marc Vetri Opens Up About Stuttering

The Braiser Chef Marc Vetri, previously featured in Letting Go (Jan-Feb 2009), shares his journey with stuttering for National Stuttering Awareness Week, May 13-19.

thisisstuttering :: Official Theatrical Trailer Released!

thisisstuttering is a true story about Morgan Lott, a college senior with a stutter. During the summer of 2012, Morgan pursued another round of speech therapy to try to fix […]

Knox White, Mayor of Greenville, SC Issues NSAW Proclamation

On May 8, 2013, Mayor Knox H. White of Greenville, South Carolina issued a proclamation that the week of May 13-19, 2013 be known as National Stuttering Awareness Week in […]

The NSA Gears Up for National Stuttering Awareness Week, May 13-19, 2013

NSA members participate actively in National Stuttering Awareness Week (NSAW). This annual event is a time for the NSA to work with speech therapists and the media in the hope […]

Ex-Baylor QB and NSA Keynote (2011) Neal Jeffrey Speaks About Overcoming a Stuttering Problem

Amarillo Globe News Imagine not being able to verbally communicate with others but having an undying love for a career where speaking is essential. That’s what Neal Jeffrey, associate pastor […]

Post-bach Student Spreads Awareness About Stuttering

The Oakland Post Oakland University student Cameron Francek has been introducing himself to at least one new person every day for the past two months.

New Group Aims to Support Teens Who Stutter

Palm Beach Post Blake, Kylie, and four other teen patients contacted the National Stuttering Association (NSA), which helped them form the NSA chapter “Palm Beach Teens” monthly support group. The […]