I just returned from my first-ever National Stuttering Association conference, held this year in Washington, DC over the 4th of July weekend. Stringing together enthusiastic adjectives, “incredible,” “amazing,” “inspirational,” “phenomenal,” would not begin to describe the experience. So many conversations, fits of laughter, experiences, tears, memories, and more.

Rather than try to describe and explain everything, I’ve picked out a few experiential themes to share. I can’t say that these were the best or most interesting, because no one part was the best. But I am very grateful for these experiences.

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