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Stuttering and employment

One of the hard things for most people who stutter is going to job interviews.  In addition to the things that everyone has to know like how to dress, how to act, how to write a good resume, and how to respond to questions, acknowledging up front that you have a stutter is one of the best things you can do.  If you try to hide stuttering, you most likely will stutter more.  If you tell the interviewer that you stutter but that it will not hinder your work performance, he/she will have a positive feeling about you.  You can also print out a copy of the brochure "Answers for Employers" (http://www.stutteringhelp.org/answers-employers) and take it to the interview.  If you are currently working with a speech therapist, let them know that you are getting help with your speech so they know you are trying to improve.  If you are not in speech therapy, you can find a therapist trained to work on stuttering (http://www.stutteringhelp.org/referrals-information) or you can use the book "Self Therapy for the Stutterer" (http://www.stutteringhelp.org/sites/default/files/Migrate/book0012_11th_ed.pdf).

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