Losing What We Really Take for Granted – Language

After realizing how much I struggled, I decided I wanted to help people who had gone
through situations like mine. Now I am at Governors State University, studying to be a speech
pathologist or an interpreter for the deaf. My language barrier may have been hard to deal with,
but I am thankful for the impact it has had on my life. It has led me to the light at the end of the tunnel. It has led me to find what I really want to be in life. I cannot wait to continue my journey with language while also helping others overcome their own struggles. #stuttering

Andriano, Cameron. (2017). Losing What We Really Take for Granted – Language. Andriano, Cameron, “Honorable Mention – ENGL 1000 Literacy Autobiography Contest – 2017” (2017). ENGL 1000 Writing Studies 1 Literacy Autobiography Contest. 4
https://opus.govst.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1003&context=literacy_autobiography

[stuttering, trauma, speech pathology]

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About rickyWburk

Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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