Stuttering: Understanding the neurobiology, psychology and treatment options.
As seen in Psychology Today Stuttering is a speech disorder characterized by the involuntary disruption of verbal fluency. It is relatively common, with an estimated 55 million people being affected by the condition worldwide. For some, the condition can be relatively mild and is barely noticeable unless one is feeling especially anxious. In more severe […]
Stuttering: More Treatment Options Than Ever Before
Stuttering is a speech disorder characterized by the involuntary disruption of verbal fluency. It is relatively common, with as many as 55 million people worldwide being affected by the disorder. Severe cases of stuttering can be virtually debilitating. Those who stutter can find themselves avoiding social situations or not progressing in academic or professional careers, […]
Stuttering is Rarely a Stand Alone Affliction
Though stuttering may seem to be an issue that is entirely physical, new studies have found that the affliction has multiple components. While this may seem like a surprise, some of the most promising new research into stuttering has found that it is far more neurological in nature than previously thought. In fact, these studies […]