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SLP Corner: 7 Ways to Feel More Comfortable Talking About Stuttering to Others

5th January, 2017

Editor’s Note:  This article was written by a student for students.   It would be a great one to share with your kiddos who stutter.

[Source:  American Institute for Stuttering]

Hi my name is MaKenna and I am 12 years old. Telling people about my stuttering was probably the hardest thing for me. Over the summer, I went to the AIS Teen Intensive Week, and we had to do some pretty challenging things that helped me overcome my fear of telling people about my stuttering.

My Story:

One of the main reasons I signed up for the intensive was because I felt really insecure about my stuttering. I didn’t like it, I didn’t think it was ok, and I wouldn’t include myself in things because I was nervous I was going to stutter. I was really nervous about what other kids would say about my stuttering.

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