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Stuttering Speech Therapists Face Discrimination

Would you go to a fat personal trainer? A schizophrenic therapist? How about a speech pathologist who stutters? Earlier this month, hundreds of people who stutter were in Cleveland for the National Stuttering Association's annual conference. And many believe that speech pathologists who stutter have empathy and a perspective that other therapists do not. But as Dan Bobkoff station WCPN found out, the path to success is full of doubt and discouragement.