Describing the consequences of disorders: Stuttering and the
- Stuttering: A Break in the Flow of Speech. Gard, Carolyn J. // Current Health 2;Feb2002, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p18
Presents list of actors and athletes with stuttering communication disorder. Details of stuttering communication disorder; Implications of various causes of stuttering on speech therapy; Goals of stuttering therapy to reduce fear.
- International Stuttering Awareness Day Is Oct. 22. Kuster, Judith Maginnis // ASHA Leader;10/14/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 14, p18
The article reports on the International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD), which is October 22. ISAD was instituted in 1998 by professionals and consumers all over the world within the speech-language profession. The ISAD is meant to increase awareness and understanding as well as to appreciate...
- Anatomy of a Stutter. Sobel, Rachel K. // U.S. News & World Report;04/02/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 13, p44
Focuses on research findings related to the causes of stuttering. Announcement at a November, 2000 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association meeting that investigators had found tangible evidence of a genetic aberration underlying some cases of stuttering; Discovery that a region of the...
- Coordination of Oral and Laryngeal Movements in the Perceptually Fluent Speech of Adults Who Stutter. Max, Ludo; Gracco, Vincent L. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2005, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p524
This work investigated whether stuttering and nonstuttering adults differ in the coordination of oral and laryngeal movements during the production of perceptually fluent speech. This question was addressed by completing correlation analyses that extended previous acoustic studies by others as...
- polyopia, polyopsia. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1728
A definition of the term "polyopia, polyopsia" is presented. It refers to a condition in which one can have the perception of more than one image of the same object.
- smudging. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2018
A definition of the term "smudging" is presented. It refers to a speech defect in which difficult consonants are omitted.
- stammering. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2061
A definition of the term "stammering" is presented. The term refers to stuttering.
- $3 Million Gift Creates Stuttering Institute at UT Austin. // ASHA Leader;Nov2014, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p12
The article reports that the University of Texas at Austin has set aside a financial gift for the establishment of the Michael and Tami Lang Stuttering Institute specialized research center.
- Electroencephalographic Study of Stammering. Okasha, Ahmed; Moneim, S. Abdel; Bishry, Z.; Kamel, M.; Moustafa, M. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jun74, Vol. 124, p534
The article presents an electroencephalographic (EEG) study of stammering in Egypt. Stammering has been one of the most challenging disorders in psychiatry. It may be the result of constitutional or neurological differences of delayed auditory feed-back, of neurosis or of a learned response. In...