Clinical management of stuttering in children and adults

@article{Obrian2011ClinicalMO,
  title={Clinical management of stuttering in children and adults},
  author={S. O'brian and M. Onslow},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={342}
}
  • S. O'brian, M. Onslow
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • #### Summary points Stuttering, also known as stammering, is a common speech disorder of neural speech processing that typically begins during the first years of life. An Australian cohort study (n=1619) of children recruited at 8 months of age found that 8.5% had begun to stutter a 36 months of age, and 12.2% by 48 months.1 A review of 44 studies shows a prevalence of around 1% for schoolchildren worldwide (range 0.03-5.2%).w1 Stuttering is essentially a movement disorder of speech, with… CONTINUE READING

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