Preschool Stuttering: What Parents Can Do does a thorough job of helping parents navigate the often confusing territory of stuttering during the preschool years. Free of technical jargon and easy to use, this book is for parents, speech pathologists, speech assistants, teachers and pediatricians who wish to learn more about stuttering during these formative years and help children before stuttering becomes a problem.
When parents first hear their child stutter, they may feel scared and helpless. They may wonder what they can do to help him so that he does not grow up stuttering. Preschool Stuttering: What Parents Can Do gives parents the keys to opening the doors that will help them help their child. The book explains the following and more:
• what happens when a child stutters
• stuttering facts
• the role of emotions in stuttering
• the emotions and roles of the parents
• what can cause the child's stutter to be better or worse
• the impact of the child's environment
• what parents can do if they want to help their child stop stuttering
• when and where to seek professional help
• what to expect when seeking professional help
About the Author
Mirla G. Raz, a certified and licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, lives and works in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. She has worked extensively with the pediatric population remediating speech sound disorders, language disorders and stuttering. Ms. Raz's popular Help Me Talk Right series of books have been used by parents and professionals throughout world. Information about the books and her blog, Apps for Speech Therapy, can be found on her website, www.helpmetalkright.com.