Stuttering Guide

A. What is Stuttering?

A. What is Stuttering?

Stuttering, what we commonly call “Stammering” is a speech disorder characterised by disruption in the flow of speech

B. Types of Stuttering

B. Types of Stuttering

An individual may have stuttering due to various causes, some of them are:

C. Causes of Stuttering

C. Causes of Stuttering

An individual may have stuttering due to various causes, some of them are:

D. Signs and symptoms of Stuttering

D. Signs and symptoms of Stuttering

Individuals with stuttering may have some or most of the signs & symptoms given below based on the severity of stuttering.

E. Screening and assessment of Stuttering

E. Screening and assessment of Stuttering

The screening and assessment for stuttering is primarily done by a Speech-Language Pathologist. A speech language pathologist would obtain case history through an interview and interaction with the stutterer.

F. Treatment of Stuttering

F. Treatment of Stuttering

Speech Therapy: Based on the assessment the therapist chooses stuttering modification techniques that can help the individual reduce their stuttering.

G. Curability of Stuttering

G. Curability of Stuttering

With therapy, individuals with stuttering learn to cope with stuttering.

H. What can parents do for a child with Stuttering?

H. What can parents do for a child with Stuttering?

You can certainly help your child in handling their condition. It is advised to create an accepting environment for the child and try not to guilt or shame their condition.