stammer


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stammer

a speech disorder characterized by involuntary repetitions and hesitations
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I never told anyone that I had a stammer and so I would just be completely embarrassed as they stared at me.
Although my speech is affected by my stammer, when I sing I'm free from it, so singing is my release and how I express myself and having it let me down was devastating.
No one is going to judge you if you slip or stumble over a word, or if you start to stammer.
Back in 2010, the Indian Stammering Association had sued the makers of Golmaal 3 for mocking people who stammer.
Now Action for Stammering Children wants to ensure every child with a stammer can see a speech and language therapist.
It is about controlling the stammer instead of letting it control you.
FBI spokesman Frank Fisher says 47-year-old Neil Stammer arrived Saturday afternoon at the Albuquerque International Sunport.
Washington, March 11 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that employers routinely discriminate against people who stammer due to concerns about possible negative reactions from customers or team members.