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 courage, and encourage our young clients to continue taking risks and being honest about their stuttering.

My name is Michael.

  • I am 9 years old and live on Long Island.
  • I love baseball.
  • My favorite player is

I stutter and I ran for student council at my school. I won!

My name is Courtney.

  • I am 13 years old and live on Long Island.
  • I love playing soccer.
  • My favorite music is the Jonas Brothers

I stutter and volunteered for a part in my class play.

My name is Kristen.

  • I am 11 years old and live on Long Island.
  • I have two sisters
  • I love acting.

I stutter and wrote a letter to all my teachers telling them about my stuttering.

My name is Zachary.

  • I am 7 years old and live on Long Island.
  •  I really love football.
  • My favorite player is

I stutter and talked to my class about stuttering so they would know why it takes me a longer time to talk sometimes.

My name is Daniel

  • I am 10 years old and live on Long Island.
  • I am in Project challenge.
  • I make paper sculptors.

I stutter and presented a 9 paragraph report to my class.

My name is Zach

  • I am 10 years old.
  • I love basketball.
  • I love skateboarding.

I stutter and talk over the loud speaker to say the Pledge of Allegiance

My name is Matthew

  • I am 11 years old and live on Long Island.
  • I love baseball.
  • I love to pitch.

I stutter and play acted out a book in front of my class.

My name is Chris

  • I am 12 years old and live on Long Island.
  • I am good at baseball.
  • I get straight A’s in school.
  • My best friend moved 200 miles away.

I was afraid but told my friends I go to speech because I stutter.

My name is Ryan

  • I play hockey.
  • I play piano and drums.
  • I have a 12 year old brother

I was afraid to wear my Friends’s tee shirt but I DID ANYWAY. My friend Aidan read my shirt and said “”oh”

My name is Matthew

  • I am 11 years old and live on Long Island.
  • I love baseball.
  • I love to pitch.

I stutter and play acted out a book in front of my class.

My name is Ryan

  • I am 9 years old.
  • I like to build Leggos.
  • I want to be a race car driver and be #88.

I was afraid but told my whole class and their parents that I stutter.

My name is Zachary.

  • I like hockey.
  • I like math and am good at it.
  • I have a fish named Max.

I was afraid to meet other CWS but I did.

My name is Jeremy.

  • I am 7 years old.
  • I am going to Puerto Rico.
  • I like to play football and want to be on the Giants.

I told my reading teacher that I stutter and now she doesn’t tell me to slow down.

My name is Patrick.

  • I am 8 years old.
  • I like cars.
  • I like to play baseball
  • My favorite color is black.

I was afraid but I told my friend that I stutter.

My name is Ellie

  • I am 7 years old.
  • I like to play soccer.
  • I am beautiful.

I was afraid to tell Alex to stop teasing me about my stuttering, but I did.

My name is Samantha

I am 9 years old.

  • I like dogs.
  • I like to run
  • I like to listen to music.

I was afraid to come to a girl’s stuttering group but I did.

My Name is Scott

Age:  15

Hometown:  Modena, NY in the Hudson Valley

Two things about myself:

I like to go fishing in the Hudson River.

I have my own landscaping business.

Your act of courage:

My act of courage was to attend The College of Saint Rose Fluency Weekend Workshop.  I had to speak in front of a large group of people about my stuttering.

My name is Lucas

  • I am 10 years old and live in Evergreen Colorado.
  • I love video games
  • I love pets.
  • I like pokemon

I stutter and I gave a presentation in front of my class.

My name is Yarelis

  • I am 11 years old.
  • I stutter.
  • I am a girl.
  • I wanted to watch a show on TV and knew I would stutter, but talked anyway.

My name is Mark and I live in California

  • I am 12 years old.
  • I love baseball and sports.
  • I love writing.

I spoke to my class about stuttering and I told them about famous people who stutter. I also gave a speech to my class for student council and I won.

My name is Matt

  • I am 10 years old.
  • I like to play soccer.
  • I like playing video games.

I was afraid to order pizza because I would stutter but I did it anyway.

My name is Jack

  • I am 6 years old And live in Denver Co.
  • I love basketball
  • My favorite team is the Nuggets
  • I am good at sports

I was afraid to talk at school

My name is Josette  (Brooklyn, NY)

  • I love figure skating
  • I am a volleyball player
  • I am a good writer

I was a little afraid but I brought my best friend to speech class anyway

My name is Thomas Jones

  • I live in Bayside NY
  • I am 8 years old
  • I love to dance and meet new friends

I was afraid to explain what stuttering is to my class, but I did it anyway.

My name is Ryan and I am 8 years old

  • I live on Long Island and I go to Burr Intermediate School
  • I love k’nexs.
  • I have one sister

I was afraid to do a class presentation on Harry Houdini…b ut I did it anyway.

My name is Chris and I am 10 years old

  • I go to speech with Ryan
  • I like root beer
  • I like sports

I was nervous but I told my best friend that I stutter.

My name is Ryan and I am 10 years old

  • I go to speech with Chris
  • I love playing hockey
  • I like rock music

I was afraid to tell my whole class that I stutter, but I did it anyway

My name is Daniel ,  I am 10 years old and l live in Harvard MA

  • I like computers
  • I like engineering
  • I like to play monopoly

I was a little scared and I did the morning announcements on the intercom at school.

My name is Jamie and I live in Cedar Rapids IA

  • I am  9 years old
  • I love to dance
  • I like to write
  • My favorite color is lime green.

I stutter and I was a little scared to do a book report but I did it anyway. Before the book report I felt scared that I would stutter but I did it anyway.

My name is Jack I live in Richmond and I am 12 years old

  • I love movies
  • I play tennis and basketball and golf

I was afraid to go up to the store clerk and ask where the bread was but I did it anyway.

My name is Joshua I live in Pensocola Florida and I am 11 years old

  • I love football
  • I love chess
  • I like school

I was afraid to start in football and I stuttered and no one made fun of me

My name is Jeremy and I am 9 years old and live in Philadelphia

  • I love riding my bike
  • I love playing soccer
  • I love playing with my dog

I was afraid to tell my new friend that I stuttered but I did. He didn’t say anything, he didn’t even care.

My name is Mike and I live in Harvard, MA.

  • I am interested in history
  • I love the Red Sox
  • I enjoy watching the  Celtics

I was afraid to volunteer to present my essay for Criminal Law, but did it anyway.

My name is Laurynn and I live in Houston Texas

  • I like Girl Scouts
  • I like reading
  • I like playing Barbie

I was afraid to introduce myself the first day of class but I did it anyway.

My name is Laurynn and I live in Houston Texas

  • I like Girl Scouts
  • I like reading
  • I like playing Barbie

I was afraid to introduce myself the first day of class but I did it anyway

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