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Tricks of The Trade

Tricks of The Trade 7/10/20130 Comments “Trick” is defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “a crafty procedure or practice meant to deceive or defraud.” So it makes sense why speech pathologists have used the word “tricks” (AKA secondary behaviors) to describe the behaviors a person who stutters (PWS) uses to […]

The 411 on Easy Speech

Easy Speech (aka Turtle Talk or Stretching) is a technique I use with pre-school and early elementary children who do not yet have the awareness or control to use techniques specifically on disfluent words. Easy Speech can be shaped into more advanced techniques such as a cancellation or pull-outs.WHAT IS […]