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Stuttering and Dysfluency Links

If you think your child may be dysfluent (stuttering), the following resources may be helpful to you. Please remember many children go through a period of dysfluency when they are learning to speak including children with a diagnosis of apraxia. But stuttering or dysfluency can be a problem in addition to apraxia, so we encourage you to communicate with your speech language pathologist.

Stuttering Foundation of America
provides free online resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering.

If You Think Your Child is Stuttering
from the Stuttering Foundation of America

Stuttering is a disorder of speech fluency that interrupts the forward flow of speech. All individuals are disfluent at times, but what differentiates the person who stutters from someone with normal speech disfluencies is the kind and amount of the disfluencies. From the American Speech Language Hearing Association.

The Stuttering Homepage
Dedicated to providing information about stuttering .Developed by Judith Kuster at Minnesota State University, Mankato

The National Stuttering Association
A membership organization and self-help group