recommend resources for people who stutter.
The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
By: Norman Doidge, M.D.
This book is about the revolutionary discovery that the human brain can change itself, as told through the stories of the scientist, doctors, and patients who have together brought about these astonishing transformations.
From Stuttering to Fluent Speech, 6,300 Cases Later: Unlocking Muscle Mischief
By: Ronald L. Webster
The process for an individual who stutters to acquire the reliable production of fluent speech.
By: Moheb Costandi
This book summarizes essential knowledge about neuroplasticity for the general reader, focusing on key experimental findings and the methods and technologies used to obtain them, and on how our thinking about the brain has evolved over time.
Neuroplasticity Your Brain's Superpower: Change Your Brain and Change Your Life
By: Philippe Douyon, M.D.
This book takes us on a journey through things that influence the evolution of our brains, including various diseases. Not only do we learn about these illnesses, but also about the potential healing that can take place after the injury. This book expands the conversation about brain health so that we can include the principles of neuroplasticity to help us take control of our neurological destinies.
Stuttering & Anxiety Self-Cures: What 1,000+ Stutterer Taught Me (2nd Edition)
By: Lee G Lovett
Stuttering & Anxiety Self-Cures is believed to be unique in that it offers concrete, step-by-step methods to self-cure stuttering, a disease that many doctors and speech therapists have characterized as incurable - all written by an author who has self-cured and has helped (and is helping) others self-cure.
The Woman Who Changed Her Brain
By: Barbara Arrowsmith-Young
The Woman Who Changed Her Brain powerfully and poignantly illustrates how the lives of children and adults struggling with learning disorders can be dramatically transformed. This remarkable book by a brilliant pathbreaker deepens our understanding of how the brain works and of the brain’s profound impact on how we participate in the world. Our brains shape us, but this book offers clear and hopeful evidence of the corollary: we can shape our brains.
Online Stuttering Non-Profit Organizations and Associations
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 218,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.
The Stuttering Foundation
We provide free online resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering.
National Stuttering Association
The National Stuttering Association (NSA) is the largest non-profit organization in the world dedicated to bringing hope and empowerment to children and adults who stutter, their families, and professionals, through support, education, advocacy, and research. Our vision is to build on our position as the preeminent organization for supporting people who stutter.