What is stuttering?

  • Involuntary interruptions to the forward movement of speech
  • Physical struggle and “tricks” to avoid stuttering
  • Negative thoughts and feelings, discomfort about listener reactions

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Stuttering is not...

  • Is not a sign of emotional disturbance or low intelligence
  • Is not due to shyness, nervousness, lack of self-confidence, or not knowing what to say
  • Does not have a quick, simple solution or cure