You may have a noticeable speech difficulty, or you might hide it so that no-one notices. Either way, you may find your speech difficulty has made it harder to engage in online learning. It can be hard to share your thoughts, ideas, opinions and feelings when there is a barrier in the way.
Some online conversations can be more difficult than others, depending on who is there and how well you know them. You won’t have the reassuring feedback, like eye contact, that you get when talking to others face to face. Because of this some students might feel anxious and avoid these situations.
Please remember, you have the right to express your views, just as much as everyone else. Here are some things you can do to make communicating online easier.