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What I Wish People Knew

About 1% of the population stutters. Blake is among that percentage.  Stuttering is a disruption of the fluency of speech between neurons in the brain through blocks, or prolongation of certain sounds in speech. It affects every one who stutters differently, and sometimes is accompanied by secondary behaviors, such as ticks, or contortions of the… Continue reading What I Wish People Knew

3 year old · being a parent · Uncategorized

Stuttering

Shortly after Blake's 3rd birthday he began a slight stutter in his speech.  I knew that some of this was developmental. I brought it up to the pediatrician during a visit just to be sure and he said that kids go through stuttering around this age because their brains are working at a rapid rate… Continue reading Stuttering