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:
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)
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
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 ...