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How to get rid of stammering without going to speech therapy?

How to get rid of stammering without going to speech therapy?

Stammering: Speech therapy and counselling help. Stammering gets worse when one is self conscious about it or when they are under stress. It would be hard to do it without speech therapy but anything is possible if one sets their mind to it. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Lefer
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Stammering (Definition)

stammer — or to have a stammer — is to speak haltingly and to have trouble getting the words out. A stammer is also called a "stutter." Stammering (or stuttering) has a couple of related meanings. A stammer is a serious problem for some people who ...Read more


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Is there any way to get rid of a lisp without going to speech therapy?

Tongue tied: Check to see if you are tongue tied ... See your dentist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of my lisp with speech therapy at the age of 20?

Is it possible to get rid of my lisp with speech therapy at the age of 20?

Probably: An evaluation by a speech pathologist can help you understand your speech issues and whether there is a problem with the oral mechanism that needs work. Therapy after this evaluation has helped many adults. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for stammering? Are there exercises I can do to get rid of it?

What is best treatment for stammering? Are there exercises I can do to get rid of it?

Be patient & keep : your home environment calm. Currently, Speech/Language Therapists for adults who stutter/stammer address learning to slow down speech, regulate breathing & gradually go from single-syllable responses to longer words & more complex sentences. SLT's & psychologists also address the anxiety a person who stammers feels when speaking. Long-term efficacy of electronic devices has not been proven ...Read more

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What is best treatment for stammering? Are there exercises I can do to get rid of it?

What is best treatment for stammering? Are there exercises I can do to get rid of it?

A Speech Therapist: Can provide exercises. Consider this, a famous musician and singer in Australia reports that her stammering goes away when she sings or when she speaks with the voice of an imaginary character she thought up. ...Read more

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What happens in a speech therapy of stammerers? Is it effective?

What happens in a speech therapy of stammerers? Is it effective?

Seek a referral from: your Primary Care Provider to a Speech/Language Therapist for evaluarion & therapy to learn to slow down your speech & regulate your breathing while speaking. Also seek referral to a psychotherapist to reduce anxiety about speaking. Medications are a useful adjunct for fear of public speaking Long-term efficacy of electronic devices has not been proven. Read out loud in private 30 minutes/day. ...Read more

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I went to a speech therapist today he said I'll have therapy 5 days a week only for 20 minutes each day. Will that be enough for stammering.

Outcome in therapies: for stuttering are related to the time, attention & intention of the SLT & patient as well as the SLT's expertise. Any behavioral treatment program requires an assessment of impairment at baseline, specific treatment goals, data collection & re-evaluation every 3-6 months to determine treatment efficacy. Adding psychotherapy for speech-related anxiety may ^ rate of progress & generalization. ...Read more

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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

Stuttering: Speech therapists have special techniques to teach stutterers how to slow down their speech patterns, etc. Teaching a person who is deaf to speak would be challenging for a general speech therapist without specialized training and a team approach. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my lisp fast without having to go to a speech therapist ?

How can I get rid of my lisp fast without having to go to a speech therapist ?

Dont know: Of any fast fixes. A speech therapist will give you the best exercises for correction. You could look at acupuncture and chinese medicine as well. I do not think that will be a faster solution but is an alternative. ...Read more

Dr. Suresh Gupta
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Speech Therapy (Definition)

Whenever there is a concern about a baby not meeting developmental milestones, it's wise to have a conversation with a healthcare provider to discuss what is happening, why, and what, if ...Read more