Category Archives: Stuttering

October 22 is Stuttering Awareness Day!

Did you know that over 70 million people worldwide speak with a stutter? Each year on October 22, organizations around the world observe International Stuttering Awareness Day to help bring public awareness to stuttering and the experiences of people who … Continue reading

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Talking with a Person Who Stutters: Dos and Don’ts

It is estimated that approximately 68 million people worldwide speak with a stutter. Last week, in honor of International Stuttering Awareness Day, Speech Associates of NY provided a basic overview of stuttering and how speech-language-pathology can help. Today, we present … Continue reading

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It’s International Stuttering Awareness Day!

Every October 22, several organizations come together to create International Stuttering Awareness day. The goal of this campaign is to raise public awareness of this speech disorder and help those who would like to manage their stuttering get the help … Continue reading

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International Stuttering Awareness Day: Part 2

This coming Monday, October 22 is International Stuttering Awareness Day. In support of this annual campaign conducted by the Stuttering Foundation of America, this week Speech Associates of NY will dedicate this week’s blog to part 2 of our series … Continue reading

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Tips for Speaking with a Child who Stutters

While studies have shown time and again that the behavior of parents does NOT cause a child to stutter, there are certain communicative practices that parents and other adults can engage in which a child who stutters to help increase … Continue reading

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Stuttering: Approximation and Stabilization

Over the past few weeks, we’ve addressed the topic of fluency disorders and some of the different ways that speech-language pathologists may address the problem. Today we conclude our series with the final steps of stuttering modification therapy: approximation and … Continue reading

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Stuttering: Stuttering Modification Therapy

Stuttering is a complicated disorder that can cause significant damage to a person’s ability to communicate clearly and with confidence. Today we’ll continue our series on different types of stuttering therapy with a look at what is considered “traditional stuttering … Continue reading

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