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Stuttering DeMystified and Beyond

Stuttering DeMystified and Beyond

By Lori Melnitsky
Yes I stutter and want to share my wisdom of stuttering, speech pathology and other communication issues.
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Episode 1: From Accountant to Speech Pathologist as a person who Stutters

Stuttering DeMystified and Beyond

Episode 1: From Accountant to Speech Pathologist as a person who Stutters

Stuttering DeMystified and Beyond

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Episode 30: How an 18 year old who stutters learned to be more fluent and confident
In this episode, Speech-Language Pathologist Lori talks to Ava, an 18-year-old who stutters. Ava explains how speech therapy helped increase her fluency when speaking. Her confidence and fluency increased so much that she pushed herself to even speak during morning announcements in school. Ava is now headed to college with confidence and no longer fears speaking. Contact Information Lori Melnitsky, M.A., CCC-SLP Website: https://www.allislandspeech.com/ Email: Lori@allislandspeech.com
06:19
July 04, 2022
Episode 31: Afraid of failing? Yes it sucks but never stop trying.
In this episode Lori Melnitsky talks about failing and overcoming. She discusses the importance of failing sometimes to succeed later on.
06:43
June 30, 2022
Episode 29: Why Lidcombe is the best for preschool stuttering
In this episode internationally known stuttering specialist talks about the best treatment for stuttering under age 7. www.allislandspeech.com
04:17
June 20, 2022
Episode 28: Understanding Executive Functioning: My child is struggling in school or Life
In this episode, I talk about ADHD and EF coaching, explaining how it simplifies executive functioning related to learning and ADHD. www.allislandspeech.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/768563444534843/?ref=share_group_link
06:42
June 06, 2022
Episode 27: Overcoming fear and finding joy : Don’t let the fear of drowning stop you from swimming
In this episode Lori talks about how fear can stop you. Lori is a life coach helping people overcome challenges and also ADHD. Lori@allislandspeech.com
09:02
June 03, 2022
Episode 25: I stutter and became fluent after age 30
In this episode, I discuss my journey to fluent speech after age 30. As a person who stutters, a stuttering specialist, and a speech pathologist, I am confident that not all stuttering adults are nervous and need medicine. www.allislandspeech.com Do not give up:  I was way over age 30.  It took me time to find the right help. Do not give up!!!!!
05:32
May 24, 2022
Episode 23: Top tips to Help College Students with ADHD
In this episode I talk about helping college students succeed with ADHD and how to listen as parents.
10:34
May 14, 2022
Episode 22: Why taking intensive fluency therapy is recommended for teens and adults who stutter.
In this episode I talk about the MPI 2 stuttering program for teens and adults. Listen to fluency specialist and speech pathologist talk about her personal journey as a person who stutters and has treated hundreds of children and adults who stutter. www.allislandspeech.com
07:20
May 02, 2022
Episode 21 Part 2: Listen to Leah Fradkin’s journey with ADHD and dyslexia
Part 2: In this episode Leah continues her heart breaking and heart warming story with ADHD and dyslexia.
19:57
April 29, 2022
Episode 20 Part 1: A personal journey from a 24 year old with ADHD
Part 1: In this episode, I interview my daughter Leah who talks about her experience with ADHD and dyslexia in high school and college. 
22:11
April 29, 2022
Episode 19: Lets Talk ADHD Basics
In this episode I talk about the basics of ADHD and why understanding it is so important. Many people with ADHD and executive functioning view themselves as having a deficit as the name implies. However if we explain early on what it is and how we can live with ADHD productivity and confidence improved.  For more info on coaching please visit www.allislandspeech.com   Lori@alllislandspeech.com 
09:60
April 28, 2022
Episode 18: Is Stuttering a Taboo Word?
In this episode I talk about using the word stuttering so it is not a taboo word. There no reason to not use the word.  Lori Melnitsky is a speech pathologist who stutters.  As a young child the word was not heard often.  Many use smooth vs. bumpy instead of stuttering.  Here is my opinion of using the word. https://www.allislandspeech.com/
08:22
April 24, 2022
Episode 17: How a 22 year old quadriplegic learned how to speak again
In this episode, I talk with Rebecca Koltun. At the age of 22, Rebecca had to learn to speak after a tragic skiing accident that left her paralyzed from the neck down. She is an extraordinary young woman with an incredible story. 
14:38
April 19, 2022
Episode 16: Simple process of when to start stuttering therapy in children
In this episode I talk when to start stuttering therapy in children and three easy tips to follow.  Feel free to enter info below https://lori-melnitsky.mykajabi.com/mythsandfacts
04:58
April 15, 2022
Episode 15: Using powerful words to motivate our children
In this episode I discuss ways to use positive words to encourage and motivate our children.
06:40
April 15, 2022
Episode 14: Best Activities Preschool Stuttering
In this episode I talk about fun and innovative ways to work with preschool stuttering.
08:53
April 06, 2022
Episode: 13 Understanding fluency strategies from Someone who uses them
In this episode I explain why some fluency strategies work and others do not. Click here to download my free guide: Myths and Facts Behind Stuttering.
08:26
March 25, 2022
Episode 12: 3 Tips To Reduce Stuttering in Adults
In this episode Lori Melnitsky, a SLP who stutters discusses three simple ways to decrease stuttering in adults and improve communication.
04:01
March 14, 2022
Episode 11: Understand how speaking fear can cause anxiety?
In this episode you will hear how people who stutter avoid situations due to fears of being found out as a person who stutters. 
08:09
March 02, 2022
Episode 10: Meet Alina. Another SLP and person who happens to stutter.
In this episode I welcome Alina Rivkin. She specializes in stuttering in Boca Raton, Florida. Alina is a speech pathologist who stutters and directs Clearversation Speech and Stuttering Therapy. She inspirational and has great advice.
12:18
February 11, 2022
Episode 9: Hearing from Thomas, an amazing college student who stutters, on improving fluency and eliminate fear
I am thrilled to have on Thomas,  a college student who conquered fluency and fear to soar in college and life.  Believe me when I tell you Thomas stuttered severely three years ago. He is an inspiration and a positive force in this world. For more information, please contact Lori@allisandspeech.com www.allislandspeech.com
16:27
February 08, 2022
Episode 8: Letting go of fear…yes I stutter too
In this episode Lori Melnitsky talks about a personal journey and letting go of fear…Fluency is much more than learning tools www.allislandspeech.com
12:49
February 08, 2022
Episode 7: Understanding breathing with people who stutter: we know how to breathe
In this episode I discuss how the relationship of breathing and stuttering. Breathing is over addressed and misunderstand. PWS know how to breathe. www.allislandspeech.com
09:15
January 22, 2022
Episode 5&6: Fluency is not an evil word in stuttering: It gives many hope
In this episode I talk about stuttering and how important the word fluency can be too many. Yes. I stutter too.
10:52
January 13, 2022
Episode 4: Helping the School Aged Child Who Stutters
In this episode Lori Melnitsky, a person who stutters and stuttering specialist discusses how to help school aged children who stutter. www.allislandspeech.com
14:01
December 30, 2021
Episode 3: How to talk to preschool and early elementary children who Stutter.
This episode will discuss the importance of how to talk to preschool and early elementary children who Stutter with your host Lori Melnitsky. www.allislandspeech.com
14:48
December 26, 2021
Episode 2: What is Stuttering Really?
In this episode I talk about a stuttering misdiagnosis and what stuttering is and is not.
19:52
December 17, 2021
Episode 1: From Accountant to Speech Pathologist as a person who Stutters
This episode is for all who stutter, speech pathologists and their families. In this episode I talk about why I became a speech language pathologist. #stuttering
23:27
December 12, 2021
December 9, 2021
00:55
December 09, 2021