Fluency refers to a student's speed, smoothness, and ease of oral reading. Fluent readers read more quickly and smoothly. Stuttering affects the fluency of speech.
Over the last few weeks, I have been writing a blog series targeted at assisting individuals and parents of children receiving speech therapy. Many of my patients and parents of younger patients attend for follow up sessions without having completed their speech exercises over the last week at home. These carry-over exercises are essential for the transition of new skills into everyday communication. The most common reason reported for not … [Read more...]