Wellness - Disabilities | 3-12 yrs

Stammering In Children

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Stammering can be a very embarrassing speech problem for a child to go through. Imagine not being able to get words out of your mouth when you have something to say and then cope with the feeling of embarrassment that follows. Is your child going through the pain and trauma that comes with this speech disorder? Don’t lose heart.

The problem of stammering can be tapped early and with proper and consistent speech therapy, it can be overcome right in childhood so that it doesn’t get carried over to adulthood. Did you know that Hrithik Roshan, well-known Bollywood actor and dancer, had to grapple with stammering when he was a child? And have you heard him make speeches on television shows and at any of the award ceremonies? If you have, then you will know that the problem is every bit surmountable.

Many other famous personalities such as Hollywood actor Julia Roberts, US Vice President Joe Biden, former US president Theodore Roosevelt are known to have faced the issue of stammering as children. And yet, their success in their respective careers has shown that they have not only overcome the problem but have turned their weakness into their greatest strength.

If your child faces this problem, then you need not despair. Our ClipBook can help.

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Stammering: Faqs

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