Stuttering and the shy child

By |2017-02-19T06:26:59-05:00October 15th, 2012|Featured, School|

Since my return to the American Institute for Stuttering, I've been badgering the AIS staff about possible topics for new blog posts. I recently heard Amy Strekas share about her interest in shyness and its relation to people who stutter. So, naturally, I jumped on the opportunity to pay it forward to the AIS Blog. [...]

Starting the school year on the right foot: Part 2

By |2017-02-19T06:27:10-05:00September 25th, 2009|School|

Chamonix and I had a discussion last week regarding considerations for children who stutter in this 'back to school' season. Below are some of the important parts of our conversation. In Part 1, I highlighted parent-teacher and student-teacher meetings, and suggestions for the teacher. Disclosure of Stuttering to Others In a previous AIS Blog post, [...]

Starting the school year on the right foot: Part 1

By |2017-02-19T06:27:10-05:00September 16th, 2009|School|

There are many considerations for children who stutter and their parents in this 'back to school' season. Chamonix and I recently discussed this matter as we've both been addressing this issue with the children and families with whom we work. So, what can students and parents do to start out the school year on the [...]