For Parents of People Who Stutter

Family Support:

Parent Mentors:

The Flaum Center for Fluency Disorders is proud to offer a Parent Mentor Program. Our parent mentors are parents of children and young adults who stutter and are available to you at anytime. They are happy to chat, e-mail, text or meet for a cup of coffee. To contact our mentors, please e-mail Bridget Chapman at


FRIENDS: The National Association of Young People Who Stutter has a local chapter in Columbus, Ohio as well as chapters nationwide. They offer family centered support through one day conferences, local meet-ups and their national three day conference. We highly recommend connecting yourself and your child to the stuttering community- there is so much out there that could be of benefit, please check out their website at :

NSA, National Stuttering Association: The National Stuttering Association has a local chapter in Columbus, Ohio as well as chapters nationwide. They also offer meetups and conferences. Please reference their website at


The Stuttering Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those who stutter. They have many resources available for free on their website and are a trusted resource. Here are a few of our favorite resources from their website:

Learn the Facts:

A Must See Video:

Talking Tips:



The Stutter Steps: Proven Pathways to Speaking Confidently and Living Courageously: The founder of the Flaum center wrote an informative book about stuttering. He shares helpful strategies and therapy techniques to help individuals who stutter and families of individuals who stutter.

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