24 Jun 2021

Stuttering: When kids can't get the words out

From Nine To Noon, 11:25 am on 24 June 2021
Giselle Clarkson illustration

Photo: Giselle Clarkson

Stuttering is a normal part of learning to speak, particularly when a pre-schooler's language abilities can't keep up with what they want to say. Most children outgrow this phase but for some, the struggle to get words out continues. Wellington Speech and Language Therapist Christian Wright has advice for parents and teachers.