The Value of Internet Discussion Groups

by Alan Badmington

At various times in my life, I have experimented with different approaches in an attempt to deal with my stuttering issues. On several occasions, I experienced increased freedom (and fluency) in controlled environments but I could never hold onto those gains when I returned into the outside world.

The principal reason for this inability to maintain progress was that I focused solely upon the mechanics of my …

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Everyone’s Different – Poem by Alan Badmington


Everyone’s Different

By

Alan Badmington

 

Laura has freckles, Nina has spots

Dominic’s fingers are larger than Scott’s

Barbara is skinny, Lorna is fat

Daddy has whiskers as long as a cat

 

Brad is athletic and runs like the wind

Toby is awkward and undisciplined

Grandma has wrinkles and silver-grey hair

Granddad is balding and sleeps in the chair

 

Clarice is pretty, delightful and sweet

Robert’s good looking, …

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Changing the Words Around – Poem by Alan Badmington


Changing the Words Around

by

ALAN BADMINGTON


I couldn’t say muffin, I couldn’t say butter

If I ordered a burger, I’d stumble and stutter

So, instead of me saying the words that I should

I’d swop them for others, I hoped that I could

 

But you can’t always leave out the words that you dread

There are times when a certain thing has to be said

My sister’s called …

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Articles by Alan Badmington

(new) THE VALUE OF INTERNET DISCUSSION GROUPS (2011)
(1) STUTTERING IS NOT JUST A SPEECH PROBLEM (2001)
(2) STEP OUTSIDE: Why expanding comfort zones can improve our stuttering and lead to more fulfilling lives (2003)
(3) HOW I CHANGED MY STUTTERING MINDSET (2005)
(4) TECHNOLOGY: A friend or foe of someone who stutters (2006)
(5) TWO THINGS I WISH I’D KNOWN ABOUT STUTTERING WHEN I WAS YOUNGER (2007)
(6) THANKS

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