Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: mama | 2010/05/31

Q.

speech therapy

hi doc i have 4yr old boy,he is healthy and all but the one that worries me is that, he stutters. i just want to find out where can i take him for this to be fixed if its fixible.
please help me because he says they laugh at him when he speaks. my friends say i must take him to a speech therapists but i am not sure where to start. i am in Vereeninging please help my boy. Thank you

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

You are correct your son should be seen by a speech therapist. Stuttering can be cured and it is important for your son to nbe treatd so that other children do not tease him.Phone the Vereeniging Medi Clinic and ask if there is a speech therapist there.

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