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Survey: Speech Therapy Helps, But People Who Stutter Suffer Discrimination

... teased, according to a new survey by the National stuttering Association. People who stutter make up about 1 ... percent of parents have received bad advice about stuttering treatment from pediatricians and speech ... The survey also found that: stuttering interferes with work, school and family life. ...

Stars Spotlight Personal Triumphs Over Stuttering

... or mentioned at the American Institute for stuttering (AIS) event was testimony in itself that the ... whom found themselves in a personal struggle with stuttering from an early age. Blunt and Moglia were each ... -- told the audience that her own battle with stuttering was hard to describe or define, but that during ...

Apple's iPod Touch Joins the iPhone as a Stuttering Therapy Tool At Hollins Communications Research Institute

... after the introduction of Apple's iPhone as a stuttering treatment tool, nonprofit Hollins Communications ... the iPod Touch into its scientifically based stuttering therapy program. Applications for both devices ... after the introduction of Apple's iPhone as a stuttering treatment tool, nonprofit Hollins Communications ...

Photos: Apple's iPhone Finds New Use in Treating Stuttering at Hollins Communications Research Institute

... - www.stuttering.org ), a leading center for stuttering research and treatment innovation, have just completed successful trials using Apple's iPhone as a stuttering therapy tool to enhance the transfer of new ... and scores speech behaviors taught during stuttering therapy. When clients use the device during ...

New Stuttering Therapy Scholarship Makes Treatment More Affordable During Tough Economic Times

... The cost of stuttering treatment has become considerably more affordable ... tightened economic environment thanks to a new stuttering therapy scholarship provided by Hollins ... VA (PRWEB) November 17, 2008 -- The cost of stuttering treatment has become considerably more affordable ...

Is stuttering in our DNA?

... all children ― but childhood suffering from stuttering can be traumatic, producing educational, social, ... and founder of the Illinois International stuttering Research Program at the University of Illinois, ... likelihood of both a spontaneous recovery from stuttering and the development of a chronic disorder are ...

Help for Stutterers on 'The Doctors' TV Show Presented by Power Stuttering Center Founder Mark Power

... Mark Power, M.A., CCC-SP, founder of Power stuttering Center ( http://www.powerstuttering.com ), and one of his clients whose stuttering was eliminated by the SpeechEasy(R) Stuttering Device. Power, a Board-recognized stuttering specialist, overcame his own stuttering and, for ...

SpeechEasy Seeks Proposals For Future Research Studies

... entitled the "Effect of Concurrent Behavioral Fluency Therapy Upon stuttering Treatment Outcomes in Speakers who Use the SpeechEasy Device." ... voice speaking in unison. Such "choral" speech can alleviate stuttering in varying degrees, depending on the individual. SpeechEasy was developed ...

Delicate Debate Urged Over Withdrawal of Life Support

... if given the choice, would not elect to have their care withdrawn in a stuttering fashion," added Smythe, who's also chairman of surgery at Scott & ... is dissatisfaction with communication with physicians. My concern is that stuttering withdrawal of care is a surrogate for physicians not having good ...

Supporting children with stress key to improve stuttering

... if we know more about how emotions influence stuttering and then use this information to more effectively ... to decrease the long-term negative effects of stuttering in children as they get older," she continued. ... some of these reactions may pre-date the onset of stuttering and actually contribute to its onset and ...

Early treatment of stuttering can help children

... suggest that treating the problem of stuttering early in life, like before the children join ... (the Lidcombe program) developed specifically for stuttering in preschool children to see whether its effects ... for analysis. Before the study, severity of stuttering was similar in the two groups. After nine months, ...

Brain defect may play role in stammering

... According to a new study, stuttering could be caused by a structural fault in the left ... of Hamburg and Gottingen report chronic stuttering seems to be the result of a lapse in the brain's ... of the brain was significantly different among stuttering patients compared to the normal group. Fiber ...

Stuttering and brain anatomy

... stuttering has been long thought to be caused by emotional ... researchers who studied adults with persistent stuttering found that these individuals had anatomical ... measure the brains of 16 persistent developmental stuttering (PDS) patients and 16 controls, the right and ...

Bird Song Study Provides Clues to Human Speech Disorders

... this research could lead to an improved understanding of the cause of stuttering and other speech problems. By using specifically-tailored ... these findings into treatments for patients with disorders such as stuttering and verbal dyspraxia," said Henning U. Voss, Ph.D., first author on the ...

With an aim to cure stuttering

... UC-Irvine, who stuttered as a child, is supporting the Indevus Pharmaceuticals in the effort to find a cure. The largest clinical trial of a drug for stuttering gave hopeful results, according to the company. However, even larger trials were needed. According to New York Times, larger trials could take ...
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