Twelve people, with mild to severe stutters, joined the programme and did an amazing job working on their speech. The course will be featured in a stutter documentary filmed on the course, to be shown on Danish National Television (TV2) later this year. Make sure to check it out!
We all have something to tell, maybe some stories are more difficult to reveal because of the fear or shame to what people will say because we live in a society where if we show ourselves as such, they criticize us for who we are.
Below is the piece written by Oleksandr’s mother on her reflection to the previous year (2016), when her son joined the McGuire Programme. Tetiana (Oleksandr’s mother) was sure it will help others who have doubts to get more clarity about program, or to family members of those on the program.
Physical, psychological & emotional. The first day of the course, the physical day is always the hardest one. We are asking the new students to trust complete strangers as we are rewiring their speech completely.
Not even social distancing and Covid-19 could hold back the willingness to become strong, eloquent speakers.