Attended Dr.Martin Schwartz lecture at Chennai

Dear all, Myself along with Gnanasekaran, Ganesh and Karunyamurthy  have attended a lecture given by Dr.Martin Schwartz from USA at Ramachandra medical college, Chennai on 04.01.2014. He has given lecture on “Trigger of the stuttering” from 2 to 4 PM. Then 4 to 5 PM interaction by us with him along with faculty members and […]

TISA Chennai Centre opened

Dear all, I am very grateful if you kindly pass on the following message to your friends and relative through mails and thro social media like facebook etc. Dear All, This is to inform you that The Indian Stammering Association (TISA) is an Association of Indian People Who Stammer (PWS).  Its purpose is to collect […]

Today’s Stuttering Quotes (21.05.2013)

A LETTER FROM THE AUTHOR A Personal Letter to You Smile and make up your mind that you are going to be happier and get more joy out of life! As you follow the suggestions in this book, bear in mind that stuttering is your problem and yours alone,and it probably will take a lot of discipline […]

Today’s Stuttering Quote

NEED OF FELLOW STUTTERERS After all, fellow stutterers, there are strength and resources within each of us. Only through these can we really accomplish anything. (Brown)

Today’s Stuttering Quotes (16.05.2013)

TALK MORE AND MORE 1.Findings suggest that the more a stutterer talks, the better, and the more people he talks to and the more situations he talks in, the better. (Johnson) 2.The stutterer should be encouraged to talk as much as possible. (Brown) 3.Saturate yourself with speech. There is a direct correlation between speaking time and fluency. […]

Today’s Stuttering Quotes (15.05.2013)

STUTTER VOLUNTARILY 1.Your fear of stuttering is based largely on your shame and hatred of it. The fear is also based on playing the phony role of pretending your stuttering does not exist. (Sheehan) 2.When the stutterer does voluntary stuttering, he can say to himself, “I am doing the thing I fear. Also I realize that I can change […]

Today’s Stuttering Quotes (14.05.2013)

BEHAVIOUR OF STUTTERING 1.Every stutterer will have some ups and downs and the course of improvement is seldom a smooth course. (Kamhi) 2.Despite progress there will be occasional days of poor talking for disorganizing stresses are sure to intervene. (Bluemel) 3.The central problem of treatment is not the difficulty of bringing about fluency, but the high probability […]

Today’s Stuttering Quotes (11.05.2013)

FREELY ADMIT YOUR STUTTERING & DISICUSS YOUR PROBLEMS 1.Many stutterers learn that their greatest enemies are fear and tension.(Aten) 2.No problem is solved by denying its existence. (Brown) 3.Whenever you have an opportunity to discuss your stuttering with someone,do it! (La Porte) 4.This involves telling friends and colleagues that you are a stutterer working on your […]

Today’s Stuttering Quotes (09.05.2013)

BECOME AN HONEST STUTTERER 1.The first thing you must become is, an honest stutterer. (Starbuck) 2.Many stutterers will go to any lengths to conceal from others the fact that they stutter. There is great fear of losing face. (Murray) 3.If you are like all of the other adult stutterers I have known, you create,without meaning to, […]

Today’s Stuttering Quotes (08.05.2013)

ESTABLISH GOOD EYE CONTACT 1.Establish eye contact before you begin to speak. Two or three seconds of quiet eye contact can get you off to a better start. (Sheehan) 2.Try to maintain eye contact with your listeners. Looking away severs the communication link with your audience and convinces them that you are ashamed and disgusted with the way […]

Today’s Stuttering Quote

A major problem in the treatment of stuttering is how to encourage the stutterer to stay in and continue with the course of treatment. (Barbara)

Today’s Stuttering Quote (02.05.2013)

Don’t ever forget that even if you went to the most knowledgeable expert in the country, the correction of stuttering is a do-it-yourself project. Stuttering is your problem. The expert can tell you what to do and how to do it, but you are the one who has to do it. You are the only person on earth […]

Today’s Stuttering Quote

You must be willing to endure temporary discomfort, perhaps even agony, for the long range improvement you desire. No one is promising you a rose garden. Why not take the time and effort now for a lifetime of freedom from your tangled tongue? How can you do this? Break down the global problem of stuttering […]

Today’s Stuttering Quote (27.04.2013)

The first thing you must do is to admit to yourself that you need to change, that you really want to do something about the way you presently talk. This is tough but your commitment must be total; not even a small part of you must hold back. Don’t dwell longingly on your fluency in the magical belief that […]

Life is a Gift

Today before you think of saying an unkind word-think of someone who can’t speak.Before you complain about the taste of your food-think of someone who has nothing to eat.Before you complain about your husband or wife-think of someone who is crying out to God for a companion.Today before you complain about life-think of someone who […]

TISA Chennai Workshop

The journey to Chennai for TISA meet started with 5-some (Myself, Alok, Dinesh, Karthik and Chandhan) meeting at Bangalore station @10.30pm. We chatted for few hrs before train arrived late by 30mins. The adventure started with our bogie missing and we searching entire railway station. We boarded the general then but soon someone told “bogies […]