Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Symptoms Evaluation Treatment Home Care warning signs Underlying Cause

Stuttering Home Care

Home care for stuttering includes:

  • Give a child your full attention.
  • Let the child know you understand.
  • Remain calm and supportive when your child stutters.
  • Talk to a child in a slow, relaxed rate.
  • See a speech therapist if stuttering becomes severe.

Stuttering Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have stuttering and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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