It can be very upsetting to hear what sounds like stuttering in your child and not to know what to do or not do. I want to reassure you that there is much help available. For a wealth of reliable information, please click here to access the Stuttering Foundation of America.
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If you live in New York and your child is between 0-5 years old, you are entitled to obtain a free speech/language evaluation. If you have any concerns at all for any area of communication, it is best to go ahead and get the evaluation.
If your child is under three years old, please contact your local health department. If you live in Broome County, contact the Broome County Health Department at (607) 778-2851 to arrange an evaluation.
If your child is nearly 3 years to five years old, please contact your local school district. The contact number for Chenango Forks district residents is (607) 648-7589.