A Guide to Stuttering for Parents
Title: A Guide to Stuttering for Parents
Authors: Karen George, Ali Pettit
Stuttering is characterized by the American Speech and Hearing Association as, “disruptions of the production of speech sounds, also called disfluencies.”
A child may have a stutter if they have difficulty speaking or demonstrates hesitation or repitition of syllables, words, or phrases. Or, a child could simply be going through a normal phase in development as their language repertoire expands and they learn to talk.