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Stuttering in a 2-5: year-old can go away on its own, usually in less than 6 months. If it persists, it can hamper social communication & self-esteem, if not handled correctly. The causes & treatments of stuttering at various ages are found on http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/stuttering.htm. ...Read more
Diff for Each person: Go watch "the king's speech" dvd and watch the special features. Churchill also stuttered and helped himself. It is often worse with nerves and anxiety, and interestingly many stutterers don't do it when they sing. It takes focus, determination, time and guidance, and usually working with somebody (speech therapist) with experience in helping others with same or similar problems. ...Read more
Not really : Go watch "the king's speech" dvd and watch the special features. Churchill also stuttered and helped himself. It is often worse with nerves and anxiety, and interestingly many stutterers don't do it when they sing. It takes focus, determination, time and guidance, and usually working with somebody (speech therapist) with experience in helping others with same or similar problems. ...Read more
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
Treatment vs cure: One thing to note is that mild stuttering is normal up to about 5 yrs of age in some children. Severe stuttering may require evaluation and treatment earlier. If over 5 yr or severe, then speech therapist will help teach the person how to control. Cured... Maybe not, it might reappear in particularly stressful situations in some people, but controlled, yes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lack of smoothness: Production of language is quite complex. An idea is formed, then a verbal expression is developed in the language area of brain, but then the muscles of the mouth, throat, chest and diaphragm have to be in concert to produce the expressed output. If this concert is not smooth, what is produced is stutter or stammer, or dyspraxic speech. Calming and control may help. ...Read more
If i speak normal when I am alone and stutter or stammer when i say the same words in front of people, is this a emotional problem? How may i cure 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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