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Don’t Wait For A Feared Word To Appear Before Using The Crutches

While many of our students seem able to learn our multiple methods of avoiding bad incidents (appearing disabled), some struggle.  This blog discusses some of my latest coaching sessions with several PWS and why they are not improving as quickly as they should, so that if you, the reader, are making these mistakes too, you […]


Stuttering Can Be Stopped

Fluency vs. Disfluency Almost 100% of stutterers are fluent when they are alone. Why is that? It’s precisely because we are alone. As you all know, stutterers care (worry) too much about other people’s opinions about ourselves and the way we speak. But when we’re alone, those fears and worries vanish. Therefore, we’re fluent. When […]


Speech Coaching: A Team Effort

The reason for this Blog is to share with the reader what the WSSA Certified Speech Coaches (CSC) do once we finish our sessions and so that you, the coached PWS/PWSS, understand that you are actually being coached by more than one person. In fact, in a way you are being coached by the whole […]


Can a PWS Learn to Speak Fluently Like Everyone Else?

That was what one of the PWS (People Who Stutter) I coach asked me last week. This question surprised me at first, but then I replied to him with another question: “You mean, to speak like Lee Lovett or the rest of the coaches? Without bad incidents? Of course you can!”. Before I go any […]


Why Do We Step Off Stutterer’s Cliff?

We, as PWS (People Who Stutter), want to defeat stuttering, and we know that in order to do that we must do everything that Lee says in his book. But sometimes, when we are under pressure, we forget what to do because we panic and we end up stepping off Stutterer’s Cliff and appearing as […]