38%) included those who presented with a fluency disorder
As for fluency disorders
(specifically stuttering), ASHA reported that the prevalence of fluency disorder
(stuttering) is 1% (ASHA, 2008).
Communication disorders now include language disorder (which combines expressive and mixed receptive-expressive language disorders), speech sound disorder (a new name for phonological disorder), and childhood onset fluency disorder
(a new name for stuttering).
may be caused by cerebral accidents, Tourette's syndrome, and other medical conditions, but the most common fluency disorder
is stuttering (Cooper, 1997).
Stuttering has been described as a disorder in the temporal motor sequence of speech (6), and a fluency disorder
that interrupts rhythm and time, producing frequent repetitions, prolongations and blocks of syllables and words (7).
Thus, given the low prevalence rate for cluttering and the likelihood of this fluency disorder
to be diagnosed as stuttering, it is not surprising that there was a small number of cluttering patients seen at the HSC at UJ.
Stuttering is a fluency disorder
characterized by breaks in the flow of speech by repetitions, prolongations, or abnormal stoppages of sounds and syllables.
He covers communication disorders and the professionals who work with them, the physical development basis of speech and language, speech sound disorders in children, language and cognitive disorders of children, fluency disorders
in children, phonation and resonance disorders, neurological disorders in adults, hearing disorders in children and adults, and counseling skills for speech-language pathologists and audiologists.
In the case reported, it was clear that intense and concomitant alcohol, cigarette, and marijuana use during pregnancy and the lack of a stimulating environment affected the child's development from infancy until the beginning of speech therapy and contributed to the child's language and fluency disorders
and, consequently, to his learning difficulties.
The aim of this study was to determine the status of children with articulation disorders (dyslalia), speech and communication development disorders (dysphasia) and fluency disorders
Neurological Music Therapy techniques such as Melodic Intonation Therapy (MIT), Rhythmic Speech Cueing (RSC), Therapeutic Singing (TS) can be used with speech and language disorders such as apraxia, aphasia, fluency disorders
(stuttering), and voice disorders.
Among the topics are Asian and Pacific American languages and cultures, Hispanic and Latino cultures in the US and Latin America, cultural diversity and fluency disorders
, multicultural aspects of hearing loss, and intervention for multicultural and international clients with communication disorders.