Getting Out the Words: Resources on Stuttering

Stuttering, or stammering as it's called in Britain, has affected people throughout history. These resources offer insight on the condition and types of treatment available.

Lucky Stars

By Lucy Frank

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Music entwines Kira, a thirteen-year-old singer who hates that her father makes her perform for money on New York City subway platforms; Eugene, the class clown; and Jake, who longs to sing and to approach Kira, but feels held back by his stuttering.

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If Your Child Stutters: A Guide For Parents

By Stanley Ainsworth

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"An authoritative and understandable book for parents. Contains examples of what to do to help the disfluent child. Can be used as a supplement to clinical advice."

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Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems: What Every Parent Should Know

By Patricia McAleer Hamaguchi

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“Designed for parents who suspect their child may have some type of communication problem. Explains what is considered ``normal'' for a child's development then describes symptoms of various common disorders. Demonstrates how to distinguish between a problem that will probably be outgrown, from one that requires outside help. Also explains how to get help, what tests are likely to be done and how to understand the diagnosis. Includes activities parents can do with their children at home to help them progress.”
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