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ERIC Number: EJ918886
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0013-127X
The Child Who Stutters at School
Williams, Dean E., Comp.
Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, v76 n6 p60-62 Feb 2011
Teachers often report difficulty in knowing how to best help a child who stutters in the classroom. Many children who stutter can handle oral reading tasks satisfactorily, particularly if they are encouraged to practice at home. Some, however, will stutter severely while reading aloud in class. Teachers should always keep in mind that each child is different, and a caring, positive attitude will make a big difference. This article offers some tips for early-grade teachers on how to handle a child who stutters at school. [This article was updated by Lisa A. Scott.]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Kindergarten; Preschool Education; Primary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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