Consumer’s Corner That morning at the conference registration area at Hofstra University, I welcomed the teen boy and his mother. Later, between sessions, she told me that her son had begun crying after hearing me speak. At first I took this personally. But I soon realized that the boy’s reaction would ... Viewpoint
Viewpoint  |   January 01, 1999
Consumer’s Corner
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  • Jeff Shames
    National Stuttering Project New York, NY
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Fluency Disorders / Consumer's Corner
Viewpoint   |   January 01, 1999
Consumer’s Corner
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, January 1999, Vol. 9, 4. doi:10.1044/ffd9.1.4
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, January 1999, Vol. 9, 4. doi:10.1044/ffd9.1.4
That morning at the conference registration area at Hofstra University, I welcomed the teen boy and his mother. Later, between sessions, she told me that her son had begun crying after hearing me speak. At first I took this personally. But I soon realized that the boy’s reaction would have occurred with the first stuttering adult he met, no matter who it was. To deal with a stutter is a lifelong journey. As each of us comes to self-help from a different place; in severity and style of stuttering, and in viewpoint, each must find his or her own way.
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