Practical Thoughts Blog
Aug 30, 2023
Allison Ladavat shares more about her experiences as a student in our field, highlighting the necessity for SLPs to become better allies for people who stutter.
Jul 19, 2023
A guest blog post by Lee Reeves, DVM Years ago, an SLP friend of mine asked how I would define acceptance. My response to his request led to an article for Letting Go, the official newsletter of the National Stuttering Association. I have shared my thoughts regarding stuttering acceptance (or what I now refer to as “coming to terms with stuttering”) in keynote speeches, presentations...
Sep 21, 2021
For years, speech-language pathologists have used the word "fluency" when talking about people who stutter. In this series of vlogs, Seth Tichenor, Christopher Constantino, J. Scott Yaruss, and Nina Reeves challenge viewers to rethink the use of the word "fluency" when talking about stuttering.
Aug 08, 2021
Guest Blogger Dieudonne Nsabimana shares challenges and triumphs in helping children in Africa who stutter.
Feb 24, 2021
Nina Reeves shares some thoughts about how to discuss President Biden's stuttering with students. No, don't worry, we're not talking about politics here; just some facts about stuttering.
May 14, 2020
For National Stuttering Awareness Week, Nina's students share their thoughts about what parents and listeners need to know about stuttering!
May 07, 2020
Nina Reeves shares a ton of great resources that she is using in her therapy with school-age children who stutter and their families right now!
Oct 04, 2019
When selecting a therapy approach for a young child who stutters, it is important not to fall into the trap of making blanket recommendations or using the same therapy approach with everyone. Individualized treatment is the key to success!
Mar 05, 2019
J. Scott Yaruss has a lot of pet peeves. One of them is when speech-language pathologists tell parents of young children who stutter to just "wait and see what happens." Read this blog post to find out why!