Author

Laura Hale

Publication Date

1-1-2003

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Schwartz, Howard D.

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders

Abstract

This paper will educate parents about the nature of stuttering. Characteristics of stuttering and stutterers are examined, in an attempt to help those parents with concerns and questions about stuttering in their child. Many people are unaware how stuttering develops. This paper informs parents interested in stuttering development and makes them more knowledgeable about the important aspects of this speech disorder. In addition, parents can learn about the problem and techniques for assisting their child at home. Parents of children who stutter often desire information about their child's problem and how they can contact a speech pathologist. Contact information for professionals in the area is provided. This paper fulfills a parent's need for more information by providing practical knowledge about stuttering.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

25 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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