• Speech Devices For Stutterers

    Stuttering is difficult to cope with no matter your age. It is a communication disorder where flow of speech is broken by repetitions, prolongations, or stoppages of sounds and syllables. There are many factors that play a role in the development of stuttering including: genetics (family members who also stuttered), child speech development (children who […]

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  • Electronic Speech Devices

    Speech devices are changing the way in which stutterers hear their voices, which in turn improves fluency. Here are a few examples: Speaking in chorus with another person Hearing your voice delayed a fraction of a second (delayed auditory feedback, or DAF). Listening your voice shifted higher or lower in pitch (frequency-shifted auditory feedback, or […]

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  • National Stuttering Association, and How It Can Help

    The National Stuttering Association (NSA) was established in 1977 in California by Bob Goldman and Michael Sugarman. Their goal was to reach out to the community to spread the word about stuttering through newspapers, radio and television. Today the NSA has around 200 local support groups to help their community. What Does The NSA Do? […]

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  • The Best Books for Children to Support Stuttering

    Stuttering can develop in children at a young age, so they may get frustrated and not understand why they’re having trouble getting their words out. These five books can give them someone to relate to and help them understand. Ben Has Something to Say – Laurie Lears The story follows a boy who has a stutter […]

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  • The Best Books for Adults to Support Stuttering

    Living with stuttering at any age can be a challenge. An adult may have a better understanding of the stutter, but can still be learning to cope with it. Whether you have been living with a stutter for awhile or have just developed it, reading about it can be a big help to navigate and […]

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  • 5 Ways Adults Can Develop a Stutter

    It is common to see young children stutter as they are developing their language abilities. It is uncommon to see adults develop a stutter out of the blue, but it does happen. Referred to as acquired or late onset stuttering, it can develop for multiple reasons. 1. Neurogenic Stuttering This is the most common form […]

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  • Different Types of Stuttering

    Stuttering is a speech disorder that affects 5-10% of all children. Most children will outgrow their stuttering, but up to 25% will continue to stutter throughout adulthood. Stuttering can be present as uneven speech rate, halts in speech or repeated words and sounds. If these signs are showing early, intervention can help resolve these problems. […]

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  • Is My Child’s Stuttering Normal or Should I Be Concerned?

    As your child advances in their toddler stage they are becoming increasingly verbal. You may notice they can stumble on their words or have trouble saying certain ones. This can be concerning, especially if this stutter is appearing out of the blue. About 75% of children who experience stuttering in their early stages outgrow it […]

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  • Helping Your Child Cope With A Stutter

    Many young kids go through a stage of stuttering between the ages of 2 to 5. They repeat certain syllables, words or phrases, prolonging them or stopping. Stuttering is a form of dysfluency, which is an interruption in the flow of speech. Typically, most youngsters tend to lose the stuttering around the age of 5, […]

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  • List of Famous People Who Stutter

    Stuttering affects people of all ages and of all walks of life. People who stutter often think they’re alone and become embarrassed by their speech impediments. However, the truth is that they are not alone and that many people are affected by stuttering. Even people that we look up to and see on television have […]

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