CHAPTER_6-Fluency

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CHAPTER 6
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http://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/ H http://www.stutteringhelp.org H http://www.stutteringhelp.org/Default.
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Stuttering is a communication disorder characterized by excessive involuntary disruptions or blockings in the flow of speech, particularly when such disruptions consist of repetitions accompanied by avoidance and/or struggle behavior. certain types of dysfluencies excessive amounts or excessive durations of dysfluencies H Stuttering may also may be characterized by associated motor behaviors  and the tendency to avoid certain words and/or speaking situations.
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Stuttering is a syndrome of behaviors and cognitive responses which, on the surface, manifests itself as a motoric breakdown in the speech production mechanism. H The handicap associated with stuttering is often increased by the reaction of the speaker to the speaking difficulty as well as the response of listeners. H Walter Manning, Ph. D., in StutteringWords, 4 th  ed ., S.B. Hood, editor, pub.
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Facial grimaces ( grimace = exaggerated facial expression) H Excessive muscular effort H Hand and/or feet movements
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Occur more commonly on: Initial words of phrases or sentences Consonants Longer words Less frequently occurring words H Vary across time and speaking situations
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course COMD 2081 taught by Professor Domma during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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