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12 Jan 2017

My Fight

By | 2017-03-07T21:34:35+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Children Who Stutter, Client Stories, Intensive Programs, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

Hi, my name is Daniella, and I am 13 years old. I am in 8th grade and have been stuttering since 5th grade. Picture this: that really annoying kid who would raise her hand every time the teacher asked a question. You know the one; the little know-it-all who can be super annoying sometimes, that [...]

16 Dec 2016

7 Ways to Feel More Comfortable Talking about Stuttering to Others

By | 2017-03-24T17:56:09+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Children Who Stutter, Client Stories, Intensive Programs|4 Comments

Hi my name is MaKenna and I am 12 years old. Telling people about my stuttering was probably the hardest thing for me. Over the summer, I went to the AIS Teen Intensive Week, and we had to do some pretty challenging things that helped me overcome my fear of telling people about my stuttering. [...]

26 Aug 2014

Back to school resources for children who stutter and their parents

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 August 26th, 2014|Children Who Stutter, Featured, School|0 Comments

It's that time of year again! We know the beginning of the school year presents unique challenges for children who stutter as well as their parents. Here are several resources to help you with the transition back to school. The Stuttering Foundation offers a variety of back to school resources on their website. We specifically [...]

4 Mar 2013

Children who stutter – Fun ways to practice speech tools!

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:57+00:00 March 4th, 2013|Children Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

Written by: Dr. Heather Grossman We recently posted on the importance of listening.  It is more important to focus on what your child is saying than on how he or she is saying it. The speech therapist working with you and your child will help you determine when the time is right to actively integrate [...]

10 Jan 2013

The power of listening

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:58+00:00 January 10th, 2013|Children Who Stutter|2 Comments

Written by Heather Grossman  Children are always told to “listen,” are praised for being “good listeners” and scolded when they are “not listening!”  In an attempt to increase their child’s active listening, adults often give directions and advice, rather than showing active listening themselves. Whether a child stutters or not, what better way to foster [...]

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