ADHD in Boys
Speech Fluidity Question?
Does you child have trouble expressing his/her ideas in an intelligible way?
We found that Y. is almost ‘stuttering’ but not so much on words as on to getting his story out. Lately it seems to be getting worse.
Obviously, ADHD would make someone try to talk as fast as they think, which may be difficult to achieve when thoughts are racing. However we are wondering why this would get worse. Often Y.‘s closes his eyes and makes faces while he concentrate trying to get the words/ideas out.
He had an early speech delay and has some word retrieval difficulties that the school speech therapist has labelled as mild.
We are worried that if Y. makes this faces in front of his peers, they would certainly make fun of it. Also, they may get frustrated trying to wait for or figure out what the story is about!
Anyone has insight on speech fluidity? Whether it is inherent to ADHD or possibly something else?
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