Disorders

Fluency / Stuttering

Between the ages of 2 and 6 many children will repeats sounds, syllables and words as they are speaking. The amount of repetitions may vary from situation to situation and may disappear then re-appear from time to time. Don't worry....this is normal. School age children should be able to express themselves without stuttering. However it is normal for a child to have some dysfluencies (hesitations or repetitions) when they are stressed or excited. Signs that indicate a stuttering disorder:

For more information – The Stuttering Foundation http://www.stutteringhelp.org/ American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) http://www.asha.org/Practice-Portal/Clinical-Topics/Childhood-Fluency-Disorders/

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