Stuttering In Kids

What Is Stuttering?

Roughly three million Americans stutter. Stuttering affects people of all ages. It occurs most often in children between the ages of 2 and 5 as they are developing their language skills.

Causes Of Stuttering

The overt symptoms of stuttering sometimes cause observers to make assumptions about stuttering that are incorrect. For example, the nervousness and rapid speaking rate often seen in children who stutter is not the cause of their stuttering. Rathe...

Types Of Stuttering

There are Four types of stuttering emerged from a careful examination of a large number of patients. Let us examine each of them.

Neurogenic Stuttering

Neurogenic stuttering typically appears following some sort of injury or disease to the central nervous system i.e. the brain and spinal cord, including cortex, subcortex, cerebellar, and even the neural pathway regions.

How To Help A Stammering Child

It is not uncommon for a child between the ages of 2 and 5 to have a period of temporary stuttering. This is a crucial time of speech and language development. The stutter may persist for a couple of weeks or months. While most stuttering is outgr...

Coping With Stuttering

statistics indicate that the success rate for treating stuttering in children is much higher than for adults. The treatment is also often far simpler. A child who stutters often stops stuttering completely and permanently once a single stressor (i...

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Stuttering In Kids

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