We would say something like, “Hi, I have a question, but first I want to let you know that I stutter so Im going to need a minute….”This helped me to realize that people dont really care that you have a stutter, and they will treat you like they would treat anyone else.
What to call someone who stutters?
Stuttering — also called stammering or childhood-onset fluency disorder — is a speech disorder that involves frequent and significant problems with normal fluency and flow of speech. People who stutter know what they want to say, but have difficulty saying it.
Is a stutter attractive?
The results of this study suggest that adolescents and young adults consider peers who stutter less attractive than non-stuttering peers. They also suggest that adolescents and young adults are less likely to engage in a romantic relationship with peers who stutter.
How do you comfort someone who stutters?
StutteringListen to the person the same way you would to someone who doesnt stutter.Be patient. Listen to what the person is saying, not how they are saying it.Dont ask the person to slow down or start over (but it might help if you speak calmly and a little slower than normal).Try to help the person stay relaxed.More items