Avoidance and struggle are both typical experiences for people who stutter. Leaning in and embracing stuttering can often have surprising and far-reaching effects on their lives.
This blog post is helpful for both people who stutter and people who are interested in supporting someone who stutters. Many FAQs are addressed and elaborated upon.
Why We Use Acceptance And Commitment Therapy For Adults Who Stutter: We embrace counseling strategies in most of our treatment programs here at Well Said: Toronto Speech Therapy. Accordingly, the recent research on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy feels like a huge win for us, psychology+speech-language pathology advocates. Here is the scoop on this new therapy for adults who stutter within an infographic.
With out intervention, dysfluency disorders often continue into adulthood and can significantly affect an individual's self-confidence and self-esteem. Adolescents and teens who stutter while speaking often try to conceal their difficulty by rearranging words in sentences, pretending to forget their thoughts mid-sentence, or by not speaking much at all