National Stuttering Association

Purple and turquoise starburst with the letters NSA in the middle.
Resources for Toddlers & Kids

Sometimes being a kid who stutters can feel lonely. The NSA® is here to let you know that you are not alone! There are approximately 3 million people who stutter living in the United States. Although you may not know very many people who stutter (maybe you’ve never met even one other person who stutters!), they are out there, and they have experienced many of the same feelings and challenges you are experiencing right now and they are ready to help!

Learn About Stuttering

Being a kid who stutters can be challenging and difficult sometimes. Stuttering is one of those things that not many people understand. You can learn more about stuttering and help other people understand it better, too. Follow the links to become a stuttering “expert” and how to handle difficult situations.

Games & Activities

Print off these activities and share with your parents, siblings, and friends, or complete them with your speech-language pathologist!

Educational crossword puzzle for children featuring clues related to famous individuals who stutter, including photos of a singer and a basketball player, and an illustration of a hand holding a globe puzzle.

Stuttering Crossword Puzzle
Created by Sarah Onofri

The image displays a page titled "what is advertising?" from the NSA website for kids, explaining the concept of advertising and how youngsters can create effective ads, along with a related activity challenge described at the

Advertising Challenge
Created by Sarah Onofri

An educational worksheet titled "nsa kids: true or false?" with statements about stuttering for children to evaluate as true or false, decorated with colorful graphics.

NSA Kids True or False
Created by Sarah D’Agostino

Image of a worksheet titled "NASA kids matching game." It contains eight statements and eight terms related to entertainment and icons. Players are to match the statements with the correct terms. The logo "NASA kids

NSA Kids Matching Game
Created by Sarah Onofri

An illustrated kids' word search puzzle with a "word list" at the bottom containing words like "acceptance" and "voice." Two cartoon figures, one showing strength and the other demonstrating advertising,

Stuttering Word Search
Created by Sarah Onofri

Textual image detailing instructions for an NSA-themed scavenger hunt with a series of investigative questions designed for kids, directing users to different sections of a website like "about us" and "resources.

Stuttering Website Scavenger Hunt
Created by Sarah Onofri

A worksheet from the national stuttering association titled "Finish That Sentence!" featuring various incomplete sentences about stuttering for kids to complete, aiming to express feelings creatively.

Finish That Sentence!
Created by Sarah Onofri and Sarah D’Agostino

Logo of the national stuttering association "nsa kids," featuring bold, colorful letters with a sun symbol above and full name beneath.

Join a Chapter. Attend an Event.

The NSA hosts a variety of events throughout the year and across the country, including our Local Chapter meetings, Annual Conference, and Family Fun Days.  These events bring together children and teens who stutter, their families, and speech-language pathologists for learning, support, and growth in a safe, fun environment.