My daughter went through a phase where she couldn’t get out a sentence without stuttering. It came on suddenly, and as I would patiently wait for her to finish her thought, I wondered if the stuttering was here to stay or a passing fancy. Past President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Tommie L. Robinson Jr., PhD, CCC-SLP, states that stress, gender and environmental factors can all lead to stuttering–is your child a candidate to become a stutterer? Read on for answers.
What causes stuttering?
That is the question that so many people want to know. To be honest we do not know. We do know that there are a number of factors that influence stuttering such as the fact that stuttering runs in families. Stuttering has been linked to language, brain differences, environmental factors, gender, social factors, stress, psychological issues and [Read more…] about How Stress Can Lead Your Child to Stutter