The Stuttering Hexagon – The Theory Behind Stuttering and How TISA Acceptance is linked to it

Hi, I am Suraj Kumar. I am 23 years old. I am an IIT Delhi graduate. To more about me, visit my page at www.thinkingonindia.in/suraj-kumar The Stuttering Hexagon The Stuttering Hexagon is theory put forward by John. C. Harrison (look at Source below) to explain stammering. It is the most complete theory behind stammering as believed […]

5th TISA National Conference Expesnses and Fund Detail

Final Account Funds Received Registration Amount 149900 TISA Fund from NC 2014 by Virendra Shirse 26554 Donation 12670 Accommodation 23728 Others 8960 Total fund received 221812 Expenses Heads Conference Hall 52839 Lunch & Snacks 63077 For AHJ translation & editing to Amit K 10000 Accommodation 27411 Stationary 30550 Refund 18878 Others 4130 Total Expenses 206885 […]

The Venom-less Snake!!

From past 10 days, its been raining cats and dogs every evening in Bangalore and when it did not rain yesterday, I was bit concerned. Is the rain due for Sunday Morning instead? Luckily it did not happen, we had a clear, pleasant sky on Sunday Morning – Perfect start for the Big Day! About […]

Bangalore SHG June 22, 2014 meeting report

As always , we met on Sunday the 22nd June in Cubbon park and bangalore is pleasant with cool weather on any given day. At first we had an introduction round. Not surprisingly we surpassed the double digits with 11 participants this time. It was a blend of new and old faces and the introduction […]

Bangalore SHG Jan 12, 2014 meeting report

This week’s session was very energizing. It was an event packed with good learning and good fun. Myself laughed to the core with people sharing recollecting their childhood events. Let me summarize this week’s event. I walked down to the hut where we used to conduct our weekly sessions. Dinesh, Anna, Sairam, Manoj, Akash and […]

Stammering .. Disability or Not??..let us re-consider our views.

Guys I have written an article to support stammering as disability.These are my personal beliefs and and I used somewhere critic language.So ..please dont mind…Next time writing any post I will be more polite. Pls give your valuable replies in Comment box. A section of stutters agrees being branded as disabled as they are able […]

Bangalore SHG Dec 07, 2013 meeting report

Stammering is not “the” problem  Hi All, Here is report for Bangalore SHG meeting held on Dec 07, 2013 between 2PM to 5PM. Attendees – Daring Dinesh, Powerful Pramod, Attractive Akash, Tejaswi Tapan ( New member ), Marvellous Manoj ( New member) and myself Adventurous Abhinav Dinesh and I started meeting at sharp 2PM. We […]

Bangalore SHG Nov 17, 2013 meetup report

P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; direction: ltr; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); widows: 2; orphans: 2; }A:link { color: rgb(0, 0, 255); } A little more persistence, a littlse more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.  This week the meeting was conducted in sight of lush green surroundings in cubbon park, situated […]

Bangalore SHG Sep 28, 2013 meeting report

P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; direction: ltr; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); widows: 2; orphans: 2; } “Aap logo go sayad Andhere main rehene ki aadat ho gai hai” When I entered in the room. I heard many chitchatting. But I saw there was only few PWS. And sudden thought came why guys are not coming to […]

Participated in a TV Talk show shooting

Dear all, I received a phone call last week from ‘Pudiya Thalaimurai TV’, a Tamil news channel informing that they were going to launch an entertainment channel by name ‘Pudu Yugam TV’ from 14th Oct’2013 onwards. In this connection, they wanted me to participate in a shooting for a morning talk show in view of […]

Bangalore SHG Sep 21, 2013 meeting report

Saturday is not weekend anymore it is just the beginning for a exciting week ahead The attendees were Akash, Sairam, Navdeep, Dinesh, Anbu, Pramod, Abhinav, Naneshwer and myself Nishil.This week’s coordinator: Akash The meeting started with reading , the topic was about fear. Guess the Person – Next was the game of guessing the person whose […]

Chennai chapter meeting (30.06.2013) Report

The Chennai SHG meeting held on 30.06.2013 at Anna nagar Tower park were attended by 5 pws namely Gnanasekaran, Karthikeyan, Prabu Francin, Karunyamurthy and Manimaran. First of all thanks to Gnanasekaran who has organized this meeting. No formal introduction was required as we know very well each other’s. Before the commencement of meeting Gnanasekaran informed […]

Bangalore SHG June 29, 2013 report

Work Smarter and More Easily by  “Sharpening Your Axe” If I die in a war zone,Box me up and send me home..Put my medals on my chest,Tell my mum I did my bestTell my dad not to bow,He won’t get tension from me nowTell my brother to study perfectly,Keys of my bike will be his […]

Chennai Chapter meeting report held on 09.06.2013

Dear Friends, Six pws including 2 new ones were attended the Chennai chapter SHG meeting on 09.06.2013. The meeting was held at YWCA guest house, commenced at 6 pm and concluded at 9 pm.We have discussed in detail how to get rid of our shame and fear For stammerers, their big problems are  fear and […]

Best Stuttering Quote

Best Stuttering Quote This is the best stuttering quote I have ever read so far. “Stuttering is not caused by psychological factors, but psychology is certainly part of the solution.”(Sheesan)

A courageous PWS may try this!

Joseph Sheehan(1918-1983) Joseph Green Sheehan was born May 27, 1918, Battle Creek, Michigan. Sheehan “overcame a severe stuttering handicap,” and “was a noted authority on speech.” He was an educator, clinical psychologist and author. He established the Psychology Speech Clinic at the University of California at Los Angeles in 1949 and directed it until the […]

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)

Bangalore SHG May 18, 2013 meeting report

Hello All, Here is the report for Bangalore SHG meeting on 18th May 2013. We started on a different schedule from 2-3 PM than usual sunday schedule.Attendees for this meeting were Dinesh,Abhinav,Fransis, Anshuman,Subodh,Navdeep,Sairam, Nishil and me Avnish. Fransis was new member to our SHG group. We initially started with reading of self help manual as […]