methods for making words come out

methods for making words come out

Some things that work for some people who sometimes have trouble making words:

Typing

  • Sometimes text-based communication works better
  • Sometimes using email or instant messaging or text messaging will make you able to use words when you couldn’t do so with your voice
  • When that doesn’t work, sometimes typing random nonsense or quotes or something can get you into a mode in which you have more words to use

Speech

  • Sometimes if you can say any word or phrase, it makes other words start working
  • For instance, saying lines from a book or TV
  • Or, frustratingly, sometimes explaining inability to speak makes it easier to speak
  • If it’s a particular word you can’t find, describing the thing can work

Sounds:

  • Sometimes making sounds that aren’t words works as expressive communication
  • Sometimes making sounds can make words come after

Moving

  • Sometimes waving hands can help make words come out
  • Or making gestures of other sorts, like pointing at things