Lori Melnitsky talking about stuttering & acceptance on the cover of the more than words podcast

Stuttering & Acceptance with Lori Melnitsky

February 15, 2023

In today’s episode, we’re talking to Lori Melnitsky about Stuttering & Acceptance. Lori is an SLP in New York. She specializes in stuttering. Lori owns her own practice called All Island Speech, where they provide stuttering help to children and adults. Today you will learn: Links and Resources: Make sure to subscribe and follow us…

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What is Cluttering?

November 19, 2020

Cluttering is a fluency disorder in which an individual speaks rapidly and/or with an irregular speaking rate and demonstrates excessive disfluencies.  Symptoms: Talking too fast Putting additional emphasis on speech sounds  Adding pauses where there shouldn’t be  Monotone speech  Excessive stuttering behaviors  Treatment:  Start by having the individual speak slower Visual aids such as a…

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My pre-school child is stuttering, what should I do?

November 19, 2020

My pre-school child is stuttering, what should I do? When your preschool child suddenly begins to stutter it can be alarming. One day they are talking just fine and then next, they can’t seem to get their words or sentences out. Most preschoolers go through a period of stuttering as they learn to speak. The…

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Stuttering

March 4, 2016

Blog by Marguerite Bonadies Stuttering is a communication disorder characterized by an interruption in fluent speech. Stuttering typically emerges in childhood (known as developmental stuttering), although it can develop in adults following a neurological or psychological event. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, roughly 5% of all people stutter for some period during life.[1] Stuttering…

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