Stuttering out loud: Embracing speech diversity and fighting shame around stuttering

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WUNC 91.5 radio host, Anita Rao, talks about the science behind stuttering with Dr. Derek Daniels, a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist.

Dr. Daniels is also a person who stutters and an associate professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Wayne State University. He talks with Anita about his research and personal experience regarding stuttering in African American and LGBTQ communities.

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