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What is easy speech for stuttering?

What is easy speech for stuttering?

WHAT IS EASY SPEECH? – Used on the initial sound of the first word of a sentence or phrase, not necessarily on a disfluent word.

How do I practice easy onset?

Simply say each phrase out loud at a normal conversational loudness. Try to keep the sense of openness that the initial /h/ provides throughout the whole of each phrase. If you find this difficult, try a gentle yawn as you breathe in before then gently sighing into the initial /h/ sound at the beginning of each phrase.

How do you help someone who stutters?


  1. Listen to the person the same way you would to someone who doesn’t stutter.
  2. Be patient.
  3. Listen to what the person is saying, not how they are saying it.
  4. Don’t ask the person to slow down or start over (but it might help if you speak calmly and a little slower than normal).
  5. Try to help the person stay relaxed.

How do you teach stuttering strategies?

How to Practice Slowed Speech or Stretched Syllable Technique?

  1. Break every word down to its syllables. For example, “Lemon” would be broken down to “le” and “mon”.
  2. Try to stretch out every syllable for at least 2 seconds. Make sure to stretch the first sound in the syllable.

What is smooth speech therapy?

What is Smooth Speech? Smooth Speech, (or Prolonged Speech) aims to prevent stuttering by teaching a new way of speaking with the aim to sound as natural as possible. Stuttering often involves disruptions in the rhythm, rate and flow of speech. Smooth speech teaches a new motor speech pattern.

How can I make stuttering therapy fun?

Make stuttering therapy fun! Randomly choose nouns, verbs, and adjectives to put into secret sentences. Reveal the silly sentences and read them using easy onsets. The sentences will start with the /h/ sound or vowels to make practic Also included in: 25-Activity STUTTERING Bundle- BOOM Cards!

Why do I Stutter at the start of a word?

Sudden movement of the vocal folds and excess tension around the vocal folds can lead to stuttering at the start of a word or phrase. Using easy onsets, you can learn to first initiate an outbreath and then turn the vocal folds on gradually – rather than trying to do both of these things at once.

What is easy onset speech?

Easy onset speech refers to the slow initiation of vocal fold vibration (Max & Caruso, 1997). Speech is made up of voiced and voiceless sounds. Try touching your voice box as you make some vowel sounds and notice that you can feel vibration from the vocal folds.

How do you teach fluent speech using easy onset?

Use these 60 cards to target fluent speech using easy onset. Have your student place their finger on the person as they inhale. Next instruct your student to slide their finger down the hill as they exhale silently. When their finger reaches the words tell them to gently speak the words.