Some Stutter, Luh!

by The Communication Collaborative

Join host, Greg O'Grady, and his guests for a weekly dose of speech, language and what it's like to live with a communication impairment. Some Stutter, Luh! is Newfoundland and Labrador's first podcast about living with communication differences. We speak directly to people living with speech and language challenges, and others such as speech language pathologists, researchers, educators and family members. We use inclusive language and themes to help rebuild confidence and hope by dismantling myths, stigma, stereotypes and barriers.

What is The Communication Collaborative?

The Communication Collaborative is a research group in solidarity with The Newfoundland and Labrador Stuttering Association (NLSA) and those with speech, language and voice impairments living in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. We are people who stutter (PWS), members of provincial government, members of the public, educators, speech-language pathologists, academic researchers, university students, mental health professionals, disability advocates, and NLSA members. For more information about the NLSA - which is dedicated to advocacy and support for people who stutter - please visit their website.

Our collaborators & stakeholders:

  1. learn about stuttering research and how it could be used for NLSA advocacy
  2. implement ways to leverage support from public and private agencies
  3. participate in research (e.g. to study / recognize deficits in the province’s programs and services for PWS)
  4. promote cross-discipline research at Memorial University
  5. provide learning experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students attending Memorial, and MUN alumni (e.g. speech-language pathology students who are attending graduate schools out of province).

Current Projects

Some Stutter, Luh!
Accessibility surveys
The Science of Stuttering: an open educational resource
A Short Film About Discommunication
Sociolinguistics & Communication Disorders

Completed Projects

Getting the Words Out

We gratefully acknowledge our funding partners

Memorial University’s Office of Public Engagement: Quick Start Funding & Accelerator Grant
The J.R. Smallwood Foundation Research Grant
The Undergraduate Student Summer Internship Program
Graduate Student Work Experience Program
Memorial Undergraduate Career Experience Program

With in-kind assistance from

Cranky Goat Entertainment
The Newfoundland and Labrador Stuttering Association
Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

News and Blog

Coming soon: Some Stutter, Luh! will have a blog, available here.