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What is Stammering?

Stammering is also referred to as stuttering or dysfluency. Stammering is a condition that makes it physically harder to speak. It is defined as moments when the flow of speech is interrupted and words/sounds get stuck, even though
the child knows exactly what they want to say.

Please see the handouts below for more information on stammering; what causes it, the impact stammering can have on a child and how you can help the child and how the child can help themselves.

Please see the handout below for teenagers who stammer:

Useful links:

Please explore the links below to look at videos, advice and resources and find out about relevant services and charities that can help to support you and your child.