Teens Want to Know

Wish my parents knew: AWS: I wish my parents did not explain my stuttering to others as something’s wrong with him. That I am not a little boy anymore. I need you to let me grow up and be a leader in the world. Don’t judge me I am no different from the other kids I’m...

Stuttering Secrets

Trying new things (stuttering related) is better with others When I don’t get stuck that much it makes me feel glad Never let stuttering hold you back. You can accomplish anything in your life if you put your mind to it When I get stuck, other people think there is...

Siblings Speak

Sibling Advice from the 2009 Convention: Don’t overdo stuff — Chloe, 12 years old Stop worrying — Maddie, 6 years old Don’t get frustrated when you stutter — Nick, 10 years old The only voice that matters is you. — Elizabeth, 8 years old If someone is...

I was a little scared…and I did it anyway!

Young people who stutter show us acts of courage on a daily basis. They often make choices that may increase their risk of being uncomfortable, feeling different and possibly ending up at the receiving end of ridicule. Friends would like to honor these acts of...

Wishes for Others – Denver

Dear Ian, I wish you were a millionaire! Plus cool hat! Also I wish you would never be bullied again. From, Evan Dear Wraith (chase), I hope you learn stuttering techniques. Your friend,Ian To: Ian honey badger Hope to be your captain next year and bring your shirt....

Stuttering Secrets Shared at a Convention

“Although a large majority of the time I do not focus on my stuttering, I still find myself avoiding and becoming very frustrated and embarrassed when my stuttering surfaces. I am not comfortable with openly stuttering.” “I am sometimes embarrassed by my stuttering...