Anticipation and Stuttering

While stuttering is common for youth, anticipation varies widely among individuals. The graphic below shows the self-reported frequency of anticipation of 50 children and teens who responded to a survey conducted by NYU Steinhardt professor Eric S. Jackson in 2018.

Children Who Stutter

Total Respondents: 23

Teens Who Stutter

Total Respondents: 27

Source: Jackson, et al. “My Client Knows That He’s About to Stutter: How Can We Address Stuttering Anticipation during Therapy with Young People Who Stutter?” Seminars in Speech and Language, August 24, 2018.