Language During Mealtime

Interview with Nina G. Author of Once Upon An Accommodation and Stutterer Uninterrupted

June 21, 2019

Today I will be interview Nina G, who is a comedian, professional speaker, storyteller, writer and educator. She brings her humor to help people confront and understand disability culture, access and empowerment.

Nina G. was the only woman who stuttered in the stand-up comedy world when she started nine years ago. She co-produced the Comedians with Disabilities Act, a national touring comedy show featuring exclusively comedians with disabilities. She also produced the first compilation album to feature Disabled Comedy Only. Nina’s brand of comedy reflects the experiences of many with disabilities. She tours the country as a conference keynote speaker including at a TEDx talk at San Jose State University. She has a doctorate in psychology and teaches at a Bay Area Community College. She also author of the book, Once Upon an Accommodation.

 For more information, visit her website at ninagcomedian.com.