My Literacy History

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An Important moment in my Literacy history was learning to overcome my speech impediment. When I was younger I used to stutter very badly. Stuttering; is to talk with continued involuntary repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants. It would happen while I read or while having a conversation, I couldn’t control it. It was nothing I could stop from happening because it was a genetic trait passed down through out my family. First grade is when it impacted me the most. Happening problems with my speech led people to think it wasn’t just my speech, that maybe I just couldn't read at grade level. The teachers would have one on one reading with me, telling me that if I slowed down with reading that it would probably help. Sooner then later
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