Stuttering in children
See below for risk factors for stuttering children; (young children mainly work with parents;
parents are instructed by a speech therapist):
Family history. There is no compelling evidence, but almost half of the stutterers come from families in which there was stuttering. If there is (or has been) a stutterer in your family, this is fluency your child's speech can be combined with stuttering. The risk of occurrence is lower if the member the family's stuttering subsided in childhood.
Children who have started stuttering after the age of 3.5, they usually grow out of stuttering.
If yours child started to stutter before the age of 3 and the symptoms up to 6 months did not go away, then it may be at risk.
Time from first symptoms.
In 75-80% of children who begin to stutter symptoms disappear after 12-24 months without therapy. If your child's stuttering lasts no more than 6 months, it is likely that the symptoms will go away on their own. If while stuttering occurs for more than 12 months, unfortunately the child may not grow out of it. Gender.
Girls grow out of stuttering more often than boys. 3-4 boys for 1 girl still stuttering.
Why these differences? Boys and girls different in terms of speech and language development, these are differences innate. You probably also talk to little boys differently and girls.
Parents, family members and other people react differently to children.
It is said that many children who have started to stutter grow out of it. It is important to you that even if your child is stammering NOW, it doesn't mean that it will do the ENTIRE life.
If your child stutters and does not make language mistakes despite this fluidity, it is
understandable, it has a better chance of "getting out" of stuttering. However, if it replaces one second sounds, changes the sound of words, leaves sounds or words, has a problem with differentiation sounds - you need to strengthen your vigilance.
These factors place the child at risk of stuttering.
If your child has one or all of these determinants - you shouldn't disregard. Before going to a specialist in stuttering, write them down, make a list of them. The therapist will assess whether this is stuttering and decide whether to wait on or start therapy immediately.
IF YOU ARE
a teenager or an adult who stutters, after going through and treatment attempts, also I invite you.
We can try to look at the problem of stuttering again.
Currently, there are many methods of effective therapy, so certainly one of them will convince You are worth a try.
It is important to believe that this time it will definitely succeed.