For parents

Under 5's

Your little one has started to stammer, and you're probably quite frantic seeing him or her struggle to get the words out. Here are a few things we know about pre-school stammering: you've not caused it; and it is important to get your child assessed by a therapist as soon as possible, even though many children may recover naturally.
Basic information for parents of under 5's
It can be a bit of a shock when your child suddenly starts to stammer. This...
Stammering in preschool children - how parents can help
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Does your young child stammer? (BSA leaflet)
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Speech and language therapy - information for parents of children who stammer
This leaflet should be read in conjunction with either the BSA leaflet Does...
Early years education
We have resources for both parents and Early years workers. For parents Go to...
Stammering and the bilingual child
During the pre-school years, virtually all children learn to speak one language...
Parents of children who stammer: Facebook page
Social media and self-help for pre-school parents
You can connect with other parents of children who stammer through our own BSA...