Stuttering and Fluency
What is Stuttering?
Stuttering is a communication disorder that interferes with a person’s ability to speak fluently. It involves the repetition, prolongation, or blockage of sounds, syllables, or words. Stuttering affects individuals of all ages.
Stuttering usually begins between the ages of two and four. While the causes of stuttering are not known, researchers agree that it likely results from an interaction of factors including child development, family dynamics, genetics, and neurophysiology.
Facts about Stuttering
Goals of stuttering therapy
There are usually two main goals in stuttering therapy: