• National Day of Listening – 11/27

    The month of November is full of many days to celebrate and to take part in, but one that many don’t know about is the National Day of Listening on November 27th. Since 2008, when the National Day of Listening was launched, StoryCorps has been encouraging families from all over the United States to gather […]

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  • Preparing for the Holidays With Speech Fluency Difficulties

    The holiday season is rapidly approaching, meaning that many of our schedules are becoming fuller with family gatherings, elaborate meals, and celebrations of cultures. With our days and nights becoming jam-packed with holiday cheer, those who experience difficulty with speech fluency may feel differently. SpeechEasy understands this feat and is here to offer a few […]

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  • International Stuttering Awareness Day

    October is a jam-packed month. With fall temperatures beginning, daylight savings time ending, Halloween, and International Stuttering Awareness Day. October 22 was assigned International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD) in 1998, to raise awareness and education of stuttering, which affects one percent of the world’s population according to the Stuttering Foundation. At SpeechEasy, with our electronic […]

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  • Virtual Learning With a Stutter

    School is a time for students to learn, grow, and prosper, but when circumstances change and everything is moved to online, this task may become more of a feat for everyone, especially those with speech fluency issues. Virtual learning has changed the way everyday class is being held, and are generating different obstacles to overcome, […]

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  • How Wearing Face Masks Impacts Stuttering

    The COVID-19 pandemic has officially affected the country for six months, and wearing face masks in public has become an essential accessory. While wearing a stuttering device is helpful, there is no doubt that wearing face masks get in the way of what once was clear communication between two or more people. Face masks make […]

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  • Bilingualism and Stuttering

    When learning a new language, putting together proper sentences and utilizing correct grammar can be daunting. Learning a second or third language is strongly encouraged in schools throughout the country. Although speaking and understanding a second language can be difficult at times, doing so with a stutter can be even more difficult without the use […]

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  • Communicating with a Toddler Who Stutters

    If you have a preschooler who is showing signs of stuttering, you may be wondering what you can do to help their chance of outgrowing it. Stuttering is not caused by the way you interact with your child, but there are ways to support their fluency if they start showing signs of stuttering. There are […]

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  • Helping Families Accept Stuttering

    When a family notices that their child is stuttering, it is natural to want to do whatever possible to help prevent it. Stuttering can cause stress in everyday situations because it makes fluent speech more difficult to navigate. Treatment focused solely on reducing the stutter can lead to frustration for both the child and their […]

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  • What Are the Benefits of Using A Stuttering Device?

    Have you ever witnessed a child or an adult struggling to pronounce a word or a phrase? Oftentimes, this means that they have a stutter. Stuttering can tend to feel like a burden for those who struggle with it, reducing confidence and sometimes causing them to distance themselves from their social lives. What is Stuttering? […]

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  • Can Stuttering Be Cured by Surgery?

    There are many influences in life that can impact how we live our life. From the place we live in, to the job we do, the friends we have, and so on. In addition to this, our health and the problems we face also influence our life. One such problem that many people face is […]

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