Stuttering


Stuttering/stammering is a is a speech disorder in which the flow of speech is disrupted by involuntary repetitions and prolongations of sounds, syllables, words or phrases as well as involuntary silent pauses or blocks in which the person who stutters is unable to produce sounds


Characteristics

  • Primary behaviours:
    • Repeated movements
    • Fixed posture
    • Superfluous behaviour
  • Variability

Management

  • Stuttering therapy

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