Stuttering: Tips from the Pros (Parents Edition; 313)

Phil Schneider, Ed.D. CCC-SLP joins Peter Reitzes to discuss tips for parents to build confidence in children who stutter.

PHIL SCHNEIDER is a Board Recognized Fluency Specialist, an Associate Professor Emeritus of Communication Disorders at Queens College and has been in private practice for more than 35 years.

Today Dr. Schneider discusses two principles for building confidence and self esteem in children who stutter.  The two principles are:

  • Principle # 1 – Good Listening = Good Loving – How can we be great listeners, and
  • Principle # 2 – Honor the essence of the child’s message

Tips from the Pros is not speech therapy and is not counseling or coaching. General comments about stuttering may not apply to any particular person who stutters or family member. If you are looking for a professional to help you work on stuttering, two well respected referral lists are: