What about Fear of water? Phobias: xenophobia definition is a bit simplistic; yes 'strangers' but also more towards the fear of foreigners. Usually, used socially and culturally than just 'strangers' but I digress.
English pronunciation poem… seriously EVERY teacher should be require to read this thing. Out loud. In front of people. Then maybe everyone will understand why the English language is nearly impossible for kids with learning disabilities.