Our most recent Speakers Series featured Dr. Chris Constantino, a person who stutters and professor at Florida State University. Chris is a leading thinker and researcher who looks at stuttering through the lens of the social model of disability, neurodiversity and stuttering pride and gain.
In his most recent talk at AIS Chris posed the question: “What do we gain from stuttering?”
Watch the conversation below to better understand ‘stutter gain’ and why we benefit from viewing our stuttering that way.
If you enjoyed this video check out our other speaker series videos, including Dr. Michael Boyle’s talk on effective self disclosure, Dr. Eric Jackson’s talk on stuttering anticipation, and George Daquila’s talk on self-advocacy in the workplace.
The American Institute for Stuttering is a leading non-profit organization whose primary mission is to provide universally affordable, state-of-the-art speech therapy to people of all ages who stutter, guidance to their families, and much-needed clinical training to speech professionals wishing to gain expertise in stuttering. Offices are located in New York, NY and Atlanta, GA, and services are also available Online. Our mission extends to advancing public and scholarly understanding of this often misunderstood disorder.