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Stuttering is not an uncommon occurrence in preschoolers. In fact, some researchers suggest that stuttering may occur during development in 5-11% of kids between the ages of 2.5 and 5 years old. We outlined some examples of stuttering in a › Continue Reading

My son, Bennett, is a curious, outgoing and energetic five year old. He has a love for “figuring it out” as I like to say, by exploring new things and learning how everything works. To watch him play with his › Continue Reading

My son, Andy, is in seventh grade. He has blond hair, blue eyes and plays baseball. He also happens to stutter. While Andy has been in speech therapy for most of his life for varying reasons, he started working with › Continue Reading

When my daughter Sedona turned two years old she was little Miss Independent. She could button buttons and zip zippers. She knew how to get herself a snack. And she was even potty trained already. The thing that she could › Continue Reading

When you see your child beginning to struggle to get words out, it can be concerning.  This is especially true if your child, who previously had no difficulty speaking, has now suddenly begun stuttering for unknown reasons.  Fortunately, approximately 75% › Continue Reading

As an early childhood educator and mother of two other children, I knew my son, Henry, had at least one developmental delay by age 6 months. He cried and he laughed, but he did not babble. There were no “goo-goos” › Continue Reading