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Ben Has Something to Say: Ideas for Conversation

Ben Has Something to Say: Ideas for Conversation
Ben Has Something to Say: Ideas for Conversation
Ben Has Something to Say: Ideas for Conversation
Ben Has Something to Say: Ideas for Conversation
Ben Has Something to Say: Ideas for Conversation
Ben Has Something to Say: Ideas for Conversation
Ben Has Something to Say: Ideas for Conversation
Ben Has Something to Say: Ideas for Conversation
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This gentle story introduces all children to a speech disorder called stuttering. Ben does not like to talk. He does not read aloud at school, share at Morning Meeting, nor speak to other children at lunch. One day, when he goes with his dad to Wayne's Junkyard, Ben befriends the owner's dog, Spike. (Sensitive readers will notice the parallel story of animals in need.) Ben says, "I . . . I'm not t-talking until my sss . . . stuttering goes away!" Ben finds the power of his voice when Mr. Wayne announces that Spike will go to the pound. This book begins with information for Parents and Teachers of Children Who Stutter written by Nina Reardon, MS, CCC-SLP. When a child is reluctant to speak, it is "important that the adults in their lives encourage the expression of their ideas. By listening to the message and not the way in which it is delivered, adults can help children see that their ideas are more important than their stuttering." The address for the National Stuttering Association, printed on the last page of the book, is outdated. In February 2019, it is 1460 Broadway, New York, NY, 10036. I wish the book included a description of how the beautiful illustrations were created. They look like carefully rendered watercolor paintings.

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18 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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