Voice Unearthed/AIS Parent Support Session 11-15-2018

Here are my notes from the VU/AIS remote Parent Support Session on 11/15/2018. My notes are never as thorough as they could be because I get engaged in listening and forget to take notes!!  But here’s my best shot. Covert and avoidance behaviors: when to intervene and...

8/29 Notes: Parent Support Session VU/AIS

Highlights from the 8-27 Voice Unearthed/American Institute for Stuttering group session: How do you define “cure.” Cure is when a person experiences no negative anticipation or physical or emotional recoil when they stutter and they keep moving forward with their...

Be prepared, not obsessed.

Dear parents. Lately I’ve been thinking more about the fear we have of our children being teased because of their stutter/stammer. We sometimes obsess – I know, I’ve been there. We cry, we hurt, we almost become paralyzed with fear for what might...

Dear speech therapists , please be fearless…

Dear speech therapists, Many of you are supportive of the Voice Unearthed perspective and are onboard with the focus on keeping kids talking rather than fixing their speech. For this reason, you express concern when you see the Voice Unearthed message possibly turning...