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Device Stuttering Stammering
You can read about : the pros & cons of electronic devices like SpeechEasy on http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/voice/pages/stutter.aspx. There are no long-term scientific studies yet to show consistent efficacy in "real world" situations. They are very expensive & require a great deal of conditioning. Commercially, they are not marketed as a cure. There are more testimonials than scientific proof at this time. ...Read more
Patience: No device will help with stuttering. A good resource is the stuttering foundation which you can find online. Most important thing is to not draw attention to to it in any way. Essentially, ignore that it is there and allow the child to finish speaking without interruption. Make sure there Is not something stressful in the child's life that might be leading to the stuttering. ...Read more
Yes and no.: Anxiety can produce stuttering - & stuttering certainly produces anxiety. But speech dysfluencies can &often do exist independently of underlying anxiety. To me, stuttering is one of the more difficult conditions to treat. And it can be heartbreaking. A comprehensive approach is essential. Too often, meds are not considered, but they should be, if only for the secondary anxiety involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is help: If there is not an underlying physical cause and it is mostly emotional then there are things that can help. Homeopathic remedies can help (find a trained practitioner). Hypnosis and biofeedback can help as well. Also consult with a chinese medicine practitioner and see what they have to offer. ...Read more
I'm 16 is there a way to stop stammering, I can't even have a fight or get excited without stuttering ?
Is it possible to only have a stutter or stammer in certain situations like when a child is really emotional?
Yes: Absolutely. And this is, in my opinion, the best kind of stammer/stutter to have. After all who, amongst us all, is fully comfortable in all situations? If a situation "causes" a condition, "training" can just as easily "cure" it. Practice makes perfect... ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What happens in a speech therapy for stammerers?And can one speech therapist work on differnt handicaps like dumb and deaf peaple along with stutteres
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