Why Stuttering Therapy Fails 3: Combining Treatments

By |2021-03-19T20:32:09-06:00March 19th, 2018|Speech Therapy, Uncategorized|

All evidence-based (i.e., effective) stuttering treatments are compatible, that is, they can be done together. You can do fluency shaping therapy with an altered auditory feedback (AAF) device while taking thiamin (vitamin B-1) and magnesium while doing CBM treatment for social anxiety. There's no reason not to do all evidence-based treatments together. None are overly [...]

First Study of Cognitive Bias Modification for Social Anxiety in Stutterers

By |2021-03-15T17:23:46-06:00March 19th, 2018|Speech Therapy, Uncategorized|

Many stutterers suffer from social anxiety disorder. The only evidence-based treatment for social anxiety disorder in stutterers is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which must be provided by a therapist, is lengthy, expensive, and has mixed results. CBT has high cognitive demands for controlled and deliberate processing of threats, on top of most stuttering therapies having [...]

Cluttering and Other Fluency Disorders

By |2021-03-15T17:00:42-06:00June 30th, 2013|Other Fluency Disorders, Uncategorized|

Cluttering Cluttering (also called tachyphemia) is a communication disorder characterized by speech that is difficult for listeners to understand due to rapid speaking rate, erratic rhythm, poor syntax or grammar, and words unrelated to the sentence. One description is speech with "sudden impulsive bursts that are filled with misarticulations and disfluencies." [1] The person with [...]

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