Chapter 4, Slide I - Fluency Disorders
F. Interacting with persons with fluency differences
- Each is unique. Must recognize speaker as individual first.
- Do not refer to them, or allow yourself to think of them, as handicapped.
- Give them time to finish utterances.
- Don't finish their sentences for them.
- Maintain eye contact, be patient, be encouraging.
- Don't play "teacher."