Author Archives: Christy Nafziger

The Connection Between Stuttering & Hand Flapping

Feb 1, 2019 | Posted by in Stuttering Doctor | 0
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Hand flapping and stuttering are two manifestations that children with autism spectrum disorders may display. However, it’s important to note that these behaviors are not exclusive to autistic children. Children with autism spectrum disorder can have difficulty with various forms of communication and social interaction. It’s also common that they will show lapses in concentration,Read more …

How To Use Final Consonant Deletion To End Stuttering

Dec 14, 2018 | Posted by in Stuttering Doctor | 0
stuttering man

Stuttering includes the involuntary repetition of words and sounds. This repetition can disrupt the flow and fluency of speech. Stuttering is a normal occurrence during the development of speech production as children learn the rules and nuances of their native language. This includes word selection and phonological development. Most children progress naturally through the different stagesRead more …

How to Use Spatial Concepts in Speech to Stop Stuttering

Dec 8, 2018 | Posted by in Stuttering Doctor | 0

Stuttering can be a debilitating condition that affects a person’s self-confidence and ability to communicate his or her thoughts. There are several folk remedies for reducing a stutter, but these should be always be paired with evidence-based practices to be effective. One of the specific strategies is teaching spatial concepts to help reduce stuttering behaviors. Stuttering,Read more …

Stuttering 101 Complex Communication Disorder : Why Do People Stutter?

Nov 29, 2018 | Posted by in Stuttering Doctor | 0
woman stuttered

Why do people stutter? Stuttering affects millions of people all around the world. Symptoms of stuttering include involuntary sound repetition and disruption or blocking of speech, also involuntary. People, especially younger people, who suffer from stuttering often face complications such as shame, bullying, social anxiety, fear of public speaking, and a myriad of other thingsRead more …

Is Your Stuttering Out of Control? The Stuttering Foundation Can Help

Nov 18, 2018 | Posted by in Stuttering Doctor | 0
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Stuttering has been a problem for the ages. For some, it creates social barriers, puts up walls, and even keeps some people from talking at all. The Stuttering Foundation, established in 1947, is available to help with information, education, and resources to help those who stutter enjoy better lives.The causes, says The Stuttering Foundation, haveRead more …