A Guide to Stuttering for Parents


This illustrated guide equips parents with easy-to-understand information and a variety of resources in regards to their child’s speech fluency. Information about what factors contribute to stuttering and unique strategies to help are included within.


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.