Using Neuroscience To Stop Stuttering

Neuroplasticity exploded on the medical scene circa 2000, asserts that the brain is like plastic, and its performance can be changed (inorganically and organically) as long as we live. In its simplest terms, desired changes can be effected by visualizing/seeing and hearing the desired changes in action. As “The brain knows what to do,” we […]

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Overcoming Speech Blocks: Another Way To Say A Feared Word

I studied Coach Lee’s book and Skyped with him a bunch of times, and I learned and used most of his methods, as so well described on WSSA’s website.  All of this was of incredible help to me.  In this process, I stumbled on a crutch of my own, which Coach Lee now calls “the […]

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Helping Children Stop Stuttering

To help our children, we need to understand the origin of stuttering. Virtually all humans are overly concerned with the opinions of others. This goes back to primitive mankind’s life in the wilderness, where every encounter with a stranger posed a potential life-and-death threat and stimulated what the medical world calls the “fear-fight-flight” syndrome, which […]

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How To Become Your Own Speech Coach

All the contents available here at World Stop Stuttering Association, including Lee Lovett’s “Stuttering & Anxiety Self-Cures”, are designed to help you stop stuttering and not need the help of the coaches. The vast video library of coaching sessions should be extremely helpful, as the advice the coach gives to a certain PWS might also […]

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Why Do I Keep Relapsing Into Stuttering?

Many people who stutter (PWS) reduce or even stop all stuttering (by finding a few methods that work) but relapse back into stuttering within a few weeks or months after stopping.  Why do they keep relapsing? Most of us who beat stuttering PERMANENTLY use MANY different methods to beat it, not just one or a […]

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Stop Accepting Your Stutter and Start Improving

“Prathusha’s Pandora” – Is acceptance of stuttering bad? Absolutely not because accepting that you have a stutter takes a lot of courage. Then which aspect of acceptance is wrong? Accepting that stuttering is a way of life is WRONG. Am I confusing? okay, let me walk you through my understanding. STUTTERING IS NOT A WAY […]

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My Three Most Important Affirmations

As we should all know by now, Auto-Suggestion and Self-Hypnosis are a very important part of the self-cure process of our speech impediments, and of course, can also help us deal with many other problems. As Alex Korb, PhD in Neuroscience, said, in order to stop stuttering “we need to create a new habit, and […]

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Speech Is Perception

Everything is as we see it,the way that we choose to see it,nothing more, nothing less. Do we see the donut or the hole?  Do we see the glass half-empty or half-full?  Choose the donut and the glass half-full every time, and we are well on the way to a happy life.  Choose the negatives, […]

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Embrace Another Stuttering “Crutch” That Will Help – Writing

I have heard many PWS verbalize their fears regarding the writing crutch, citing reasons such as they feel silly or they do not always have a pen and paper around for them to write on. I am going to give you some tips on how to feel less “silly” about using the crutch. All of […]

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Conquering Fear After You Stop Stuttering

The reason for writing this is that since World Stop Stuttering Association was born, the number of Success Stories has rocketed. This means that more and more people are defeating stuttering. But as most of us PWSS know, unfortunately, this doesn’t mean that we have stopped having stutter fears and stutter threats. That’s our next […]

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