International Stuttering Awareness Day 2018 – October 22
Stuttering is a communication disorder in which repetitions or abnormal stoppages of sounds and syllables - break the flow of speech. There may also be unusual facial and body movements associated with speaking. International Stuttering Awareness Day, on October 22, shines a helpful spotlight on stutterers and educates the public about the causes.
5 MYTHS ABOUT STUTTERING
While nervousness my cause some to halt their speech, it is not a cause of stuttering.
Shyness may cause stutterers to speak less, but it is not an underlying cause of stuttering.
3. It's just a habit
Stuttering is a neurological condition, not a habit that can easily be broken.
4. Lack of intelligence
Lots of smart people have stutters. Stuttering is not associated with level of intelligence.
5. Bad parents
While bad parenting might make a child's stuttering worse, it is not the root cause of the stutter.
To learn more visit: https://www.stutteringhelp.org/