Is Your Child Stuttering?
Below is a partial list from the Stuttering Foundation of America. For more detailed information, the link has been provided.
The normally disfluent child:
1. Occasionally repeats syllables or words once or twice, li-li-like this.
2. Disluencies occur most often between ages one and a half years and five years.
The child with milder stuttering:
1. Repeats sounds more than twice, li-li-li-li-like this.
2. Occassionally the child will experience a "block" - no airflow or voice for several seconds.
The child with more severe stuttering:
1. Child stutters on more than 10% of his/her speech.
2. Complete blocks of speech are more common than repetitions or prolongations.
Click here for the Stuttering Foundation