Diagnosing Disfluencies (stuttering)

One of the most common diagnosis people think about when finding out what I do for a living is stuttering. Stuttering is a diagnosis that is on a continuum, there are some cases that are severe and others that are mild. Additionally, there are many different stuttering types. See below for the types of disfluenciesContinue reading “Diagnosing Disfluencies (stuttering)”

Stuttering

Did you know that stuttering is also known as speech fluency? All people experience dysfluent speech at times. Dysfluent speech ranges from word finding difficulties to initial sound, syllable, and word repetitions. Dysfluent speech becomes problematic when it impacts one’s ability to successfully communicate with others. Patient and family education is an important part ofContinue reading “Stuttering”