Stuttering in kids is usually hard to notice, especially for children within the age of 2 and 5 years. At this stage, the kid experiences different patterns of speech; it is also within this stage that developmental stuttering begins. The challenge is that it is hard to notice as kids are seen as still amateur to speak fluently. However, you need to put up some measures to be sure he is not having a developmental stuttering!
If you were unable to arrest your child's stuttering during his tender age, there is still the possibility that you can make it go, so don't regret or panic. You only need to accept the situation and then go for some possible speech exercises or techniques to help him live the normal life you wish for him. I have listed some things you can do to help him, read them carefully and put them to work.
What makes you a unique person is your ability to device a means of doing what people feel is hard to do. Most stutterers have given in to stuttering because they feel there is no other way to make a change. You can kill this mindset and make yourself unique by adopting some measures to help you call up words whenever you need them. Some of the steps I will be listing in this article have been tried by some stutterers and it worked for them;
If you are a stutterer, one of the ways to control your speech disorder is by learning or knowing some facts about stuttering. You need to be on top of your speech disorder by putting more interest in techniques or information regarding the nature and the possible ways of controlling and managing it. This step will not only help to guide you through stuttering facts but will also motivate your mind by building in you a formidable force or strong confidence.
A better knowledge of the type of stuttering you are dealing with is very important because it will help to determine the extent of your training or treatment. You need to discover if you are a covert stutterer or an overt stutterer. The treatment a covert stutterer will require will be different to the one an overt stutterer will need. However, whichever one you have, my advice is that you employ the use of natural methods when controlling it.
Anxiety is known as a natural force which affects almost everybody that lives. However, it's said to be dominant in stutterers because of their nature. As a stutterer you tend to break up whenever you are stressed or subjected to a harsh condition; this is usually when anxiety steps in. As a stutterer, anxiety happens to be the major enemy holding you from being a normal speaker you ought to be.
I must congratulate you for wanting to know the answer to this question! You have just proven to yourself that you are ready to stand your challenges. You deserve this honour because many of your kind are still dying in silence or perhaps suffering from self-torture but you have decided to go for the real thing. My wish for you is that you find the content of this article helpful.
As I mentioned in the previous articles, I used several speech therapy exercises to get over my stuttering and speak fluently. Some of them helped more, some less and now I would like to give you a small recap. Don't rush to speak. Everything is harder when you are in a rush speaking included. I always tried and sometimes still try to say something as fast as I can to stop talking that people do not realise I stutter.
Formerly, stutterers were lured into believing that there is no remedy for their speech disorder. This mindset has led so many stutterers into believing that their life is valueless. Also, there have been cases of suicide attempt by most stutterers whose stuttering is very severe. If you are reading this article and you are a stutterer, I want you to begin to see things the other way round.
Dealing with low self-esteem is as important as fighting to make a living. It is a major factor that makes you develop a negative mindset about who you are. Low self-esteem can be likened to self-pity and self-torture. It lives in you and controls almost every of your life activities. One of the things low self-esteem can do to you is making you feel isolated;