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stutter

[′stəd·ər]
(communications)
Series of undesired black and white lines sometimes produced when a facsimile signal undergoes a sharp amplitude change.
(medicine)
A speech disorder marked by repetition of words, syllables, or sounds, or by hesitations in manner by the speaker.
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Several decades later, therapies for those who stutter have seen a change for the better; thanks to technological strides.
Over the years, people who stutter have experienced depression, low self-esteem, impatience, negative reactions and portrayals (i.
8220;During this National Stuttering Awareness Week, it is imperative that employers realize how important it is to look past the stutter and see a person with the same ambitions and goals for career advancement as any other potential job applicant,” says Adam Kaplan, Founder and CEO of Big Tent Jobs, LLC.
Expect the same quality and quantity of work from the student who stutters as the one who doesn't.
The film captures his address to young people who stutter at the annual convention of Friends, a national support group for kids.
James Battey, director of the NIDCD, said: "For hundreds of years, the cause of stuttering remained a mystery for researchers and health care professionals alike, not to mention people who stutter and their families.
For very young children, some therapists recommend waiting to see if the stutter resolves itself," Rock said.
The results suggest that individuals who stutter have impaired speech due to irregular brain circuits that affect several language processing areas -- not just the ones for speech production.
Scientists don't fully understand why most children who stutter overcome it, why stuttering persists in others and above all, what causes the condition.
The British Stammering Association challenged whether the ad was misleading because they understood that it was not possible to cure a stutter.
William Stutter, 49, a roofer from Croydon, London had gone to Holyhead with a friend, Lyndon Wayne Spillane, on March 28, 2006.
ATLANTA -- Children who stutter have been found to have deficiencies in white-matter organization in a tract that interconnects the frontal speech/motor planning region and the posterior speech comprehension region, suggesting that inefficient connectivity among speech-relevant regions of the left hemisphere may be a possible neuroanatomical basis for stuttering, Soo-Eun Chang, Ph.