By Lori Melnitsky, MA CCC-SLP, Stuttering Specialist and Person who Stutters College can be difficult for any new student. It can be more challenging when you cannot say your name or communicate because of stuttering or stammering. It is something I personally experienced myself and hope I can offer you suggestions to enjoy college, make friends and communicate more confidently. I do recommend speech therapy with a speech pathologist experienced in stuttering so you have supp
ADHD-Best Tips for College Students Navigating Academics and Extracurricular Activities by Lori Melnitsky, ADHD Coach/SLP The start of every new semester is a time for students to prepare themselves for living on their own with all the challenges and freedom that come with it. It may sound exciting, but as the clock ticks closer to the actual start date, students begin to experience anxiety. For ADHD students, who might not have the same level of support or the same routine t
Stuttering: Becoming more fluent after age 30:
Stuttering since the age of 4 plus writing in my journal daily praying to wake up fluent took over my thoughts. It both consumed and confused me why I spoke differently.
The magic of fluency I prayed for did not happen until over age 30. Intermittent periods of decreased stuttering happened after continuously trying fluency therapy. Some speech pathologists told me to accept my stuttering and stutter easily. That did not