A tidbit of information to help people who stutter as well as those who communicate with them.
For those who might enjoy seeing these, I am posting the quotes I have collected over the years on this page http://quotescollectedovertheyears.blogspot.com/
When things are going wrong
It helps to think about what is right and good in your life at times that everything seems to be going wrong.Make a list of everything good and you’ll feel better.Then, make a list of the things that need changing and think of solutions to them.
"By tackling situations of greater difficulty, others that were once hard become easier."
"Stuttering is not something that happens to me. It is something that I do." Dr. Johnson
"There are no quick or magical answers to your stuttering." - Barbara
"Saturate yourself with speech. There is a direct correlation between speaking time and fluency." G. F. Johnson
(Here is a good response to someone who asks if you are working on improving your speech.)
"I stutter, and I am ok with it. I hope you are too. Every time I talk, I am improving my communication. Thanks for showing your concern."
“I believe that one's normal reactions to stuttering can often lead to continued struggle and avoidances, and these responses can maintain or exacerbate stuttering.” Dr. Ramig