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
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