I have a 10 year old ds. He is dx'd Adhd. He has high levels of anxiety. Earlier this year we took him off his Adhd meds for quite awhile due to an adverse reaction. We noticed he has an odd pattern to his speech. He will hesitate often during speaking and at times will start over repeatedly a sentence (sometimes with the same words, sometimes with similar but different words). We don't make a big deal out of it, we do notice that it is not as noticeable when he is medicated, it doesn't interrupt his ability to sing (he is active in a choral group), he is homeschooled so it does not cause disruptions in a classroom (at this point). We do have a family member who stutters quite badly and it has been lifelong so there may be some genetic predisposition.
Any insight? More info about stuttering or if this doesn’t sound like stuttering, what it might be? At what point do we speak to someone about intervening with the behavior?