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22 Facts About Stuttering

October 22nd is Stuttering Awareness Day! There are a lot of misconceptions about stuttering so I thought I would post 22 facts about stuttering to commemorate October 22nd. Blake began stuttering around the age of 3. Upon a routine visit to the pediatrician we were told Blake's was beyond what can be considered a norm… Continue reading 22 Facts About Stuttering

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Post MRI & EEG

As an update to Blake's MRI, he later had a 24 EEG at the hospital. He did so well hooked up to machines and bandages on his head that were recording all of his brain activity! He walked around with a smiley face backpack with wires stuck in them while playing legos and bouncing a… Continue reading Post MRI & EEG

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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

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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