Posted on January 23, 2023 - 16:14
Tim Flynn, M.S., CCC-SLP, a school-based Speech-Language Pathologist and person who stutters, joins Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP to discuss the complexities, roadblocks, and importance of stuttering education and advocacy within the school setting. Tim shares ways school-based SLPs can help dispel stuttering misconceptions to teachers, faculty, staff, and parents in order to best support students who stutter within the educational setting and beyond. Further, Tim discusses the importance of developing and supporting the self-advocacy skills in the students we work with and how greater education regarding stuttering, therapy 'successes,' outcomes, and expectations can ensure everyone is on the same page. Tim shares clinical experiences and stories throughout as well! This is a must-listen for anyone working within the schools who wishes to better advocacy, educate, and support students who stutter.
Tim Flynn, M.S., CCC-SLP is a person who stutters and has worked as a speech-language pathologist within the public schools for 14 years. Tim is an active member within the stuttering self-help community. He has facilitated multiple seminars and workshops for children who stutter, families, teachers, and speech-language pathologists. Tim also has authored or coauthored articles exploring measuring and modifying attitudes toward stuttering. He has also guest lectured for multiple graduate programs' stuttering courses.