Internet Resources for Working With Preschoolers Who Stutter
ABOUT THIS SITE: The information below was submitted to the Stuttering Home Page by the SID4 Schools Task Force (Nina Reeves (chair), Leslie Eckenthal, Lourdes Ramos-Heinrichs, Sandra Garzon, and Lisa Cameron) as links especially relevant to speech-language clinicians serving preschool children who stutter and their families. Additional materials and information is available on the Stuttering Home Page. This page maintained by Judy Kuster.
Van Riper's Guest Editorial: To Our Clinicians (http://www.mnsu.edu/comdis/kuster/vanriper/articles/editorial.html)
ESPECIALLY FOR CLINICIANS
ON ASSESSMENT from Nina Reeves, September 14, 2009
ESPECIALLY FOR TEACHERS from Sandra Garzon, September 14, 2009
ON THERAPY from Leslie Eckenthal and Lourdes Ramos-Heinrichs, September 14, 2009
ESPECIALLY FOR PARENTS from Lisa Cameron, September 14, 2009
- Notes to the Teacher: The Child who Stutters at School - Includes 8 tips for talking with CWS. Provides guidelines and answers to teachers about stuttering in general. Although more info. Is toward school-aged children, it provides insights for pre-school kids.
- Questions teachers may have about stuttering - Suggestions for teachers to apply for CWS in classroom speaking situations. Helping the child be a good communicator. Suggestions include broad range of pre-school and school aged children.
- Great resources for teachers - List of resources on stuttering therapy, teasing, building self-esteem in children. Includes resources for teachers, parents and SLP's.
- 7 Tips for Talking with the child who stutters - Provides 7 tips to enhance communication with pre-schoolers.
- Teachers/Educators can help children who stutter - Provides teachers information about stuttering. The site provides tips for school-aged children but also addresses in general how to help the preschool child. Classroom speaking situations and tips for managing bulling and teasing are discussed.
- Preschool Stuttering - The site is addresses parents and teachers. It describes in simple, concrete language the types of stuttering, answers FAQ, discusses normal disfluencies and provides resources for parents and teachers.
- Teacher Checklist-Fluency -
Designed by Nina Reardon, 1999, the checklist is a tool to facilitate information and consultation with teachers and SLP's.
- The Pupil who stammers. Information for Teachers - The site provides information about normal disfluencies in young children and the risk of developing stuttering behaviors. Gives suggestions to parents and teachers to reduce communicative pressure in young children. It also discusses the young and older child.
- The stutterer in the classroom: a guide for teachers - A guide published by the Stuttering Resource Foundation.
- Parent Practice for Easy Talking - lists of suggestions for parents to reduce speaking rate of children
- Stuttering and Your Child: Help for Parents - video from the SFA: things parents can do to help their child
- Stuttering Prevention: A Manual for Parents - Manual for Parents
- If You Think Your Child Is Stuttering - Discusses the difference between stuttering and normal language development
- Risk Factors - Discusses risk factors for persistence in stuttering
- Preschool Stuttering - Defines stuttering, Reviews types of stuttering
- Information for Parents of Young Children Who Stutter -Overview of definition, cause, therapy, parent suggestions, things to watch for, ISAD paper by Greg Coleman
- Video: Stuttering and your Child: Help for Parents - Provides video example of children stuttering, Parents share their experiences, Experts discuss general stuttering info
- A Message For Parents of Preschool Children Who Stutter - Provides support for parents and shares that stuttering does not need to have a negative effect on their child's life
- Top 10 "To Do" List for Parents of Young Children Who Stutter (Ages 2-6) - addresses importance of education, communication tips, environmental demands
- 7 Ways to Help the Child Who Stutters - focuses on parent/child/family interactions
- 7 Tips for Talking with Your Child
- Ten Suggestions to Caregivers of Children Who Stutter by Gerry Johnson, Discusses the nature of stuttering, differential diagnosis, parents feelings about stuttering and treatment
- Communication Within Your Family/Your Child's Environment
- Info On Therapy for Parents
added September 15, 2009
updated URLs March 8, 2015
updated URLs December 8, 2017
The URL to the page is http://www.mnsu.edu/comdis/kuster/schools/SID4page2.html
This page is included as part of The Stuttering Home Page (www.mnsu.edu/comdis/kuster/stutter.html)