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Turning Points: Inspiring Stories of Personal Change from the National Stuttering Association (Paperback)
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This book shares 15 life-changing stories of courage and perseverance from those affected by stuttering. These stories emerged during the monthly meetings of the Austin, Texas chapter of the National Stuttering Association (NSA).
Each of the essays in this collection is deeply personal, yet there are common threads that bind both the stories and the people who tell them. These heartfelt stories will inspire and educate all readers about this misunderstood communication disorder and help those who stutter find the strength to become their true selves.
Community recommendation from Louis A:
Some books open your eyes to things you hadn’t seen before and make you wonder how you could have been so blind. Some books teach you new things. Some books make you feel good. Mona’s book does all three. Like many people, I had never paid attention to people who stutter. I never thought of what life must be like for them, their embarrassment, humiliation, alienation, struggles, and their great accomplishments. The first thing I experienced in this book was a sense of how stutterers struggle with their affliction and overcome it in truly valiant ways. The second thing I experienced was an acute awareness of my insensitivity to my fellow man. It taught me about life as a stutterer. It was so moving to experience that life through the authors' pens. And lastly, I came away feeling good. Feeling glad I had read the book. I recommend you do the same. It might change you in some ways like it did me.