Pune SHG: Know Thy Stammer Online Course – April 2018

Dates: April 1 – 29 (4 weeks)

Time Commitment: 3 hours per week + SHG Meeting

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Participants must be based in Pune
  • Can attend Pune SHG in-person on Sunday’s between April 1 – 29.
  • Preference will be given to first timers, under 30 years
  • Good knowledge of English

Content: We will be exploring:

  1. What stammering is (medical, social, psychological perspectives)
  2. Basic concepts and issues: Fluency versus communication; Cure versus Management; Acceptance Vs Giving up; Paid programs Vs Self-help.
  3. What is self-help? Philosophical and historical roots.
  4. Some popular self-help approaches
  5. Road map exercise – path to recovery.
  6. DIY assignments.
  7. Google hangouts: to practice the four basic techniques (Bouncing, Prolongation, Pausing, Voluntary stammering) plus anything else that may come up for discussion.

Methodology:  Online discussion, self-video/audio recording, Q & A, MCQs for self-assessment, Collaborative reading of texts like “My Silent Pause” etc.

Faculty: Dhruv Gupta, Abhinav Bakshi, Vipul Patil, Noura Embabi, and other visiting TISA faculty may join like Dr. Satyendra Srivastava and Harish Usgaonker

Course Designer: Dr. Satyendra Srivastava

Fee: Free

How to Enroll:

  1. Make an intro video (5- 10 minutes) about yourself, put it up on youtube and give us the link; The video need not be technically perfect. It can be something like this: https://youtu.be/UrFYPEaV7_I
  2. Read this paper and write a 500 words summary in your own words: http://www.mnsu.edu/comdis/isad12/papers/loriente12.html . This is to test your English comprehension and written communication, as this course will be taught in English.
  3. Fill this Form: https://goo.gl/forms/ReC52g6UegPB0YL03

Last date for Enrollment: March 30

Feel free to leave a comment here with any questions, or contact Dhruv 9930693364 on whatsapp.


Pune SHG Online Course 1 Team 🙂

Post Author: Dhruv Gupta

2 thoughts on “Pune SHG: Know Thy Stammer Online Course – April 2018

    Virendra Shirse

    (March 26, 2018 - 2:51 am)

    This is excellent initiative and this will definitely yield results for people who are really want to conquer stammering. So get on for the first and last time. Thank you TISA for having another great thinking. Keep up the good work.

    Satyendra Srivastava

    (March 27, 2018 - 9:10 pm)

    Congrats Dhruv and Mumbai Marvels!
    You aint no stutterer if you aint checkin out somethin neww…

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