Stuttering

Guest Host:

Bruce Depuyt
Stuttering

Almost all children stutter at some point in their lives. But most outgrow it. We find out what's know about the causes of stuttering and explore the best treatments for overcoming it.

Until recently, popular culture generally defined people who stutter as clumsy, unintelligent, or worse. But with the success of "The King's Speech," the image of stutters may be turning around. We explore what's known about the causes of stuttering, and , treatment, and social perceptions around stuttering.

Guests

Vivian Sisskin

Speech Language Pathologist, and Instructor, Department of Hearing & Speech Sciences at the University of Maryland.

Tommie Robinson

Speech Language Pathologist and Former President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Tracey Wallace

Lifelong Stutterer and Audiologist for DC Public Schools

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