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June 30, 2016

Why Don’t People Stutter When They Sing?

One of the enigmas about stuttering is that most people who stutter when talking don’t stutter when singing. Actually, it is often thought that no one stutters when they sing, but I have observed a few exceptions. Of the thousands […]
June 30, 2016

Why Is It So Difficult to Transfer Fluency: Part 1

Why is it so difficult to transfer speech fluency outside of the therapy room? This is a question that has troubled SLP’s and clients alike to this day. However, the answer is actually so simple that it can be summed […]
June 30, 2016

Why Is It So Difficult to Transfer Fluency: Part 2

Knowing that differences exist, we need to specifically identify what our clients are doing differently from fluent speakers. Then we need to help our clients to function in the same way as people who speak fluently. You may ask if […]
June 30, 2016

Why Is It So Difficult to Transfer Fluency: Part 3

Alternatively the goal of therapy may be to get the clients to accept that they will always stutter so they should embrace it. These clients may work on avoidance reduction, stuttering on purpose, stuttering more easily, and advertising stuttering. Although […]