• The Listener: 5 Tips to Follow

    Stuttering is a condition that is widely misunderstood, leading to widespread stigma. A person who stutters is often seen as lacking intelligence or authority in what they have to say, but it is actually just a variation of “expected” speech. Stuttering is usually a lifelong condition, even with treatment such as speech therapy. To work […]

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  • Guide to Public Speaking with a Stutter

    Preparing for a presentation is typically nerve-wracking for everyone, but those who stutter may be particularly anxious about speaking in front of a large crowd. Here are a few pointers on how to give a successful presentation: Communication Although stuttering is considered a communication disorder, it does not mean that those who stutter cannot communicate […]

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  • Stuttering at School

    Teachers often report having difficulty knowing how to handle certain situations with children who stutter in the classroom. Should they be equally expected to read out loud and answer questions? Should the teacher talk to the child about their speech? Here’s what to do: Pre-School and Kindergarten Pre-school and kindergarten-aged children are all still learning […]

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  • Supporting Your Child’s Fluency

    When you begin to notice that your child is stuttering, you may be wondering what you can do to help. Rather than trying to stop the stutter altogether, it is important to instead find ways to support their fluency. Here’s what you can do: Slow Down Focus on slowing down when you speak with your […]

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  • Seeking Treatment for Stuttering

    What Causes Stuttering? There is a genetic component to stuttering. The origins are related to the way a child’s brain develops neural pathways for speech and language. Children undergo rapid development of speech during the preschool years; this is when stuttering can start to occur. The brain’s neural networks that are involved in speech can […]

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  • Stuttering in Children

    A child who stutters repeats or prolongs sounds, syllables, or words. There are several types of stuttering, including developmental, neurogenic, and psychogenic. Developmental stuttering usually occurs between ages 2 and 5. It may happen when a child’s speech and language development lags behind what they want to say. Neurogenic stuttering may happen after a brain […]

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  • Raising Concerns About Speech and Language Development

    If you find yourself worried about the speech and/or language development of a loved one’s child, it can be hard to voice those concerns for fear of upsetting a parent. However, it is in the child’s best interest to have any speech/language issues identified and treated as early as possible. Here is what you should […]

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  • Speech and Language Milestones

    Before raising any concerns about speech and language development, you may want to learn about the milestones that a child should be reaching at each age. Keep in mind that children develop at their own rate and they may not have all the skills until the end of the age range. Birth to One Year […]

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  • Facts About Stuttering

    Stuttering is a communication disorder in which the flow of speech is broken by repetitions, prolongations, or abnormal stoppages of sounds and syllables. Here are a few facts about stuttering: Stuttering usually begins in childhood, between the ages of 2 and 5. As many as 80% of young children who begin to stutter eventually stop […]

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