Avoidance and struggle are both typical experiences for people who stutter. Leaning in and embracing stuttering can often have surprising and far-reaching effects on their lives.
Whether you are being introduced to the person of your dreams for the very first time, or you’re sitting in the lobby area nervously waiting to be interviewed for the job you so desperately want to get, we have all been in situations where we know that we need to make an amazing first impression. Here at some tips on getting through those important few seconds.
There are different “hats” that a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) must wear to be effective. These hats are skills that we use when working with you as a client, to fully flesh out treatment needs and a plan that is suited specifically to you.
Assertiveness is the point of balance on the spectrum of effective communication, where on one end there is passivity and on the other there is aggressiveness. Assertiveness is respecting oneself as well as others by letting the thoughts, feelings and beliefs of both parties be heard. Learn more about how to become an assertive communicator.