For kids and adults, having a stutter can lead to teasing and humiliation. Some even stop talking all together. But as FOX 29 health reporter Joyce Evans reports, a little awareness and inspiration can go a long way.
Below, we've compiled a list of resources online to help you better understand stuttering and where to go to get help and guidance.
You can watch Joyce Evans' story, which aired on the FOX 29 News at 10 p.m. on Thursday, February 27, in the video above this story.
The NSA provides support, friendship and information to people who stutter and works to instill the sense of self-worth the organization says is often missing in the lives of people who battle this disorder.
Dr. Joseph Donaher is a Speech-Language Pathologist and the Stuttering Program Coordinator at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Donaher specializes in stuttering fluency and related disorders, along with neurological based disorders and psychogenic speech disorders.
Together We Act is a non-profit outreach theater company that is committed to educating, motivating and building confidence in people who stutter to give them the opportunity to realize and reach their full potential through the process of acting.
The National Association of Young People Who Stutter is an organization dedicated to empowering young people who stutter and their families. The group is a non-profit, volunteer organization that has a mission to support and educate children and teens who stutter, their families and clinicians.
Landmark Education is a global educational enterprise that offers a forum and graduate courses in more than 115 cities via 52 major offices around the world.
Stories of Courageous Vulnerability is a book of collective stories from around the world that may all be different but all embrace being courageously vulnerable.
Primarily a volunteer organization, Theatre for Transformation works to champion stories that bring the past to life and inspire people to act.
The Stuttering Foundation provides free online resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families while providing support for research into the causes of stuttering.