Is the child really stuttering?
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Is the child really stuttering? Questions & answers about preschool dysfluency by Julie A. Blonigen

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Published by Interstate Printers & Publishers .
Written in English


  • Speech,
  • Stuttering in children

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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11349706M
ISBN 100813426197
ISBN 109780813426198

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The child with more severe stuttering. If your child stutters on more than 10% of his speech, stutters with considerable effort and tension, or avoids stuttering by changing words and using extra sounds to get started, he will profit from having therapy with a specialist in stuttering. The book will also help kids who don’t stutter have a better understanding about stuttering. Barbara Gibson’s illustrations are colorful and engaging. This a good book to use with a child who stutters, as well as a great book to used int the classroom. Resources: .   This book is great! With so many people telling me to wait and the stuttering will disappear as my child gets older, it is good to read from these authorities in the field of stuttering that early intervention is best. Having tips of how I can help at home is great too as I want to help as much as I by: 8. The actual therapy may vary from child to child depending on the child's particular circumstances. For children who have a severe problem with stuttering, early evaluation and intervention is very Author: Joseph Saling.

The child's age is a factor we consider when trying to decide whether a child is truly stuttering or is in a temporary period of disfluency. We are inclined to consider it actual stuttering if the problems begin after age 3 and/or the child has been stuttering longer than three to six months.   Nina Reeves is a licensed, certified Speech-Language Pathologist as well as a board-certified specialist in fluency disorders. Currently, she is employed as staff Fluency Specialist for Frisco Independent School District in the Dallas area, and Fluency Specialist Consultant for San Diego Unified School District in California. (Webster has just published a children's book based on the true story of this patient, whose named has been changed, "Katie: The Little Girl Who Stuttered and Then Learned to Talk Fluently.") Katie and her daughter are among the roughly 1 percent of the world's population who stutter, some 3 million people in the United States : Cohen, Julie. Touching on school, speech therapy, and the frustration of having a speech disorder this book will give your elementary-aged child a friend who’s “been there”. The book is available here. Others to Consider: Sweet Pickles: The Girl Who Would Not Speak (Selective Mutism, here) Stuttering Stan Takes a Stand (Stuttering, here).

They fear that drawing attention to the stuttering itself may worsen or make a child really sad. Believe it or not, directly confronting stuttering in a positive way is a good way to begin therapy. This book, Treating The School Age Stutter, A Guide For Clinicians Publication #14 tells clinicians (and parents who would like to learn) how to do. In the book Stammering in young children – a practical self-help programme for parents (, Thorsons), Ann Irwin describes a systematic preventative programme developed to temporarily reduce the child’s tension levels and in the process put an end to his stuttering. The programme is suitable for children up to the age of seven.   Treatment plan for working with stuttering children One aspect I particularly appreciate about your video is how when talking about stuttering through the use of the book, the child is the one who determines what makes a good communicator; nowhere do you say that fluent speech is what makes a good communicator. Thank you for the many. Janu New approach helps stuttering children cope with bullying, teasing. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A new book from a Purdue University speech-language pathologist says more needs to be done to address the bullying that often results in more anxiety for children who stutter than the speech disorder itself.