Helping children who stutter have the optimal Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah. Tim interviews Uri Schneider of New York.
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Jewish children typically celebrate a Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah between age 12 and 13.  They speak in English and in Hebrew in the ceremony.  This special event requires 1-2 years of preparation in most cases. For children who stutter, this event can lead to anxiety.  Uri Schneider wisely frames this lifecycle event as an opportunity for parents to form an alliance with their child; to make achievable goals and outcomes that align with the wishes of the child.  Whether the Mitzvah is virtual or in-person, this podcast will offer helpful advice and strategies. Listen and you will quickly learn that this podcast pertains to all parent/child relationships as it pertains to stuttering.  

About Uri: Uri Schneider, M.A. CCC-SLP is a partner in Schneider Speech, faculty at the School of Medicine at University of California at Riverside and host of Transcending Stuttering Podcast.  (Uri also received rabbinical ordination at Beis Medrash L’Talmud.)  Together with Dr. Phil Schneider, EdD CCC-SLP, BCS-F, Uri co-produced the highly acclaimed documentaries Transcending Stuttering: The Inside Story and Going with the Flow: A Guide to Transcending Stuttering.  You can learn more at

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