Samantha is a speech language pathologist at Sisskin Stuttering Center and The River School in Washington, DC. Although Samantha is from New Jersey, she has developed strong ties to the DC metro area over the past ten years. She earned her masters in Speech Language Pathology at the University of Maryland-College Park, as well as her bachelors in Psychology and Hearing and Speech Science. Samantha is a licensed therapist in Virginia and Washington, DC, ASHA certified, and a member of ASHA’s Special Interest Group 4, Fluency and Fluency. Her research projects include investigation and treatment of atypical disfluencies, more specifically final part word repetitions. Samantha’s experience includes working with people who stutter of all age groups, both individually and within a group setting. She considers it a privilege to help people who stutter become effective communicators.