My Beautiful Stutter will air starting March 11 on Discovery+.
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About My Beautiful Stutter

My Beautiful Stutter follows five kids who stutter, ages 9 to 18, from all over the United States and all walks of life, who, after experiencing a lifetime of bullying and stigmatization, meet other children who stutter at an interactive arts-based program, The Stuttering Association for the Young (SAY), based in New York City. Their journey to SAY find some close to suicide, others withdrawn and fearful, exhausted and defeated from failed fluency training, societal pressures to not stutter or the decision to remain silent. Over the course of a year we witness first hand the incredible transformation that happens when these young people of wildly different backgrounds experience for the first time the revolutionary idea at the heart of SAY: that it’s okay to stutter.

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  • Executive Producers: Paul Rudd, Mariska Hargitay, Peter Hermann, George Springer, Patrick James Lynch.
  • Producers: Ryan Gielen, Michael Alden
  • Director: Ryan Gielen
  • Writer: Steven Sander

What People Said During the December 2020 NJSHA Private Screening of the Movie:

This has changed the way I think about approaching stuttering therapy. Thank you!

I’m a parent of a teenager who stutters! Beautiful film. Was in tears the whole time. Very appreciative. Thank you.

So warm and touching. Such a declaration of the worth of all people. I loved this film Thank you for sharing it!

I loved the empowerment and social connections for these kids! Thank you.