We are all human beings that want to be heard, and that means letting everyone have as much time as they need to speak...
— Taro
The pain associated with stuttering is not based on your age, but on how long you go without knowing it’s okay to stutter...
— Jake
This is not a speech impediment. My voice is an instrument, my stutter its greatest symphony. My speech, composed by god...
— Emily, reading "Honest Speech" by poet Erin Schick
That sentence, “It’s okay that I stutter” took a long time for me. It takes a lifetime for some people...
— Taro
I would talk to myself a lot, just like, my thoughts, you know, my dreams or just random conversations... because that’s when I felt most comfortable, when no one was judging me and I could get out all I wanted to say.
— Travis
There’s always in the back of your head, what could I have done differently?
— Margo
I remember so clearly just being like hit with this wave of fear about, will I ever find somebody to really love me for who I am and accept me for the way that I speak?
— Taro
What pediatricians for years were actually trained to do was to advise parents not to talk about the stuttering and that if you don’t talk about it, if you don’t mention it, it will just go away...
— Joe Klein, SLP
You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have...
— Julianna
Before you meet anyone cool or accepting you just feel like, will I ever meet someone that will love me the same way I could love another person?
— Julianna