Well, sort of new anyway. This section will highlight Blogs, Videos, and Podcasts featuring stuttering. There are many additional examples online that highlight specific therapy programs for those interested in doing some research. If you know of additional general materials about stuttering that should be included here, please suggest them.
This page has been translated into Portuguese by Artur Weber and added here February 15, 2018. As links are updated or no longer functioning, those changes may not be reflected in the translation.
"Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called 'tweets.'" Below are a few Twitters about stuttering that may be of interest
Many of these blogs were written several years ago and not maintained, but they still may contain interesting ideas and insights. Some are current and well maintained.
The word "blog" is short for "web log" and is "a shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies." (Onelook Dictionary). Below are examples of blogs which focus on stuttering.
A FEW Facebook Groups
There are numerous Facebook Groups about fluency disorders that have emerged. Several groups are listed below. To find more, enter "stuttering" in the Facebook Search.
- Official National/International Groups
- General Stuttering groups
- Facebook groups with special focus
- Additional Facebook groups with over 500 members
- Facebook Causes that aren't asking for donations
An online video search with the keyword stuttering, stutterer, stutter, or stammering will uncover many examples of stuttering videos - some just a few seconds long, others over 30 minutes long. Some of the videos can be downloaded to your computer to watch off-line. Others (notably on youtube.com) must be viewed online. Below are several good examples of videos about stuttering. There are also MANY videos that could be considered "informercials' for specific therapy programs, some showing interesting before and after videos. If you are interested in infomercials or videos providing information about specific programs, feel free to search on http://video.google.com, http://video.aol.com, and other video search strategies on yahoo, etc.
- A Playlist of Popular Speech-Language Pathology & Stuttering videos features links to 200 videos
- Dr. Michael Boyle: Disclosing Stuttering 1 hour 20 minute YouTube discussion posted by the American Institute for Stuttering
- Wait, Wait, I'm Not Finished Yet - from the Michael Palin Centre online YouTube videos featuring young people who stammer (stutter)- 20 minute version and 12 minute version
- Sometimes I Stutter an animated video from Gilles Desmadrille
- Sophie Gustafson GWAA Acceptance Speech - excellent example of not using word avoidances.
- A video-based Online Fluency resource for assessing stuttering of an eight year old conducted in IsiXhosa, an African language, a culturally and linguistically relevant assessment followed by questions to facilitate reflective learning for Speech-language therapists, by Harsha Kathard, South Africa.
- Stotteren: Een (korte) animatiefilm from Belgium (BSV) and translated into English as Stuttering: a short animation film - this excellent 8 minute animation was made by 2 students from the Artevelde High School in Belgium, shared by Belgische Stottervereniging, the Dutch Stuttering Association
- Jeff Shames biographical film, Spit It Out (important - enter film title in the search box)
- "Joseph G. Sheehan's Message to a Stutterer" and "No Words to Say"- Two Classic Educational Documentaries about Stuttering Therapy from Ron Amick Streaming on vimeo
- Films by Phil and Uri Schneider
- Freely available Videos from The Stuttering Foundation
- Stuttering - A Listener's Guide - a video by Jaan Pill
- The Case of the Stuttering Pig - Warner Brothers cartoon (7 min 46 sec) (Several, full-length Porky Pig cartoons are available online at http://www.supercartoons.net/cartoon/812/porky-pig-the-case-of-the-stuttering-pig.html
- Remembering NSA conferences
- My Stuttering Tap "An animation using paper cutouts about what it is like to have a stammer"
- Nate's Stuttering Videos - a series of YouTube videos starting when Nate was in 2nd grade, to help educate about stuttering.
- Stammering is no joke by Leys Geddes.
- Welcome to Scatman World (4 min 30 sec)
- Music videos of Gareth Gates (many more available on video.google.com)
- School-age Stuttering: Enhancing Generalization - a video by Nina Reeves MS, CCC-SLP, "discusses five ways speech-language pathologists (SLPs) can enhance generalization of therapy concepts and skills in children who stutter."
- Minimizing Bullying is a series of four videos from Stuttering Therapy Resources by J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, on how to help children who stutter minimize bullying.
Podcasts and Online Radio
A podcast is a digital media file distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds, like a "radio." These files can be playbacked on a portable media player (like an iPod) or your computer. (Wikipedia)
Google+ Hangouts provide opportunity for live video calls with up to 10 people. The following are used to schedule meeting times for information and small support group opportunities
- Stutter Social - a Hangout (a group video conference call accommodating up to ten people at once for chatting and discussion about stuttering-related issues), hosted by David Resnick, Daniele Rossi, Evan Sherman, Krishna, and Mitchell Trichon.
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added August 20, 2012
updated October 2, 2019