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Help for Students with Stuttering Challenges


August 29, 2018

Dear Editor,

It's back to school time-new clothes, new backpacks, new schools and new friends. But for some children, old fears arise. For the student who stutters, the beginning of the school year is a time fraught with anxiety and doubt. Will my classmates like me? Will the teacher understand I may need a few extra seconds to get my words out? Will I be bullied?

One in five children may experience issues with fluency during early development. The Stuttering Foundation has help for students, parents and teachers. For practical help and up-to-date information, visit us at

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