Early Years

How to help the child who stammers

What is stammering, what to do if you think a child is stammering, the importance of early intervention, and teasing and bullying.
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What is stammering?
If you think a child is stammering you will probably have noticed some of these...
What to do if you think a child is stammering?
Stammering is usually accurately identified by parents and early years practitioners...
Early intervention
Stammering is a complex and serious communication difficulty and should never...
Top Tips: While waiting for advice from the therapist
Give the child time to finish, and do not interrupt or finish off words. Listen...
Differential strategies
Staff should always work in partnership with the speech and language therapist,...
Teasing and bullying
All early years settings and schools are directed by the Department for Education...