• Joel Brown

    Staff Writer

    Joel Brown

    Joel Brown is a staff writer at BU Today and Bostonia magazine. He’s written more than 700 stories for the Boston Globe and has also written for the Boston Herald and the Greenfield Recorder. Profile

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There are 4 comments on Clients Praise Stuttering Treatment at BU’s Center for Stuttering Therapy

  1. I had been a BU Law School faculty member for 30+ years, and suffering from speech blocks in and out of the classroom, when I first learned about Diane’s program at Sargent College. Seeking treatment there was life-changing for me. I am beyond grateful to Diane and to Sargent College for their expert, healing work.
    Stanley Z. Fisher, Emeritus Professor of Law.

  2. As an undergraduate student who stutters, I have a suggestion for an edit. Using the phrase “Success Stories” in this context can actually be detrimental to stutterers who read this piece as it alludes to the idea of “curing” or “fixing” a speech impediment. Maybe something with “inspiration” would be a better fit! Overall though, love the article! This is a great way to spread awareness on International Stuttering Awareness Day.

  3. I have found this article on stammering/stuttering most interesting. I am a stammerer who received a PhD from BU in 1966. I went on to an academic career and retired in 2001 from Albany Medical College as Professor of Anatomy. I had a severe stammer that I gradually, somehow, outgrew. I received several awards from medical students for my lecturing. I suppose the impediment is still there but only as a tiny, tiny issue compared to what it once was. If this program had existed in the early 1960s, I would have been first in line to get involved. I would be be happy to continue this conversation.

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