Temperamental characteristics of young children who stutter.

  title={Temperamental characteristics of young children who stutter.},
  author={Julie D. Anderson and Mark W Pellowski and Edward G. Conture and Ellen M. Kelly},
  journal={Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR},
  volume={46 5},
The purpose of this investigation was to assess the temperamental characteristics of children who do (CWS) and do not (CWNS) stutter using a norm-referenced parent-report questionnaire. Participants were 31 CWS and 31 CWNS between the ages of 3;0 (years;months) and 5;4 (CWS: mean age = 48.03 months; CWNS: mean age = 48.58 months). The CWS were matched by age (+/- 4 months), gender, and race to the CWNS. All participants had speech, language, and hearing development within normal limits, with… CONTINUE READING

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