stammering


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stammering

 [stam´er-ing]
a speech disorder characterized by involuntary pauses in speaking, often with repetition of sounds; see also stuttering.

stam·mer·ing

(stam'ĕr-ing),
1. A speech disorder characterized by hesitation and repetition of words, or by mispronunciation or transposition of certain consonants, especially l, r, and s.
2. Sounds other than speech that are similar to stammering.

stam·mer·ing

(stam'ĕr-ing)
1. A speech disorder characterized by hesitation and repetition of words, or by mispronunciation or transposition of certain consonants, especially l, r, and s.
2. Sounds other than speech that are similar to stammering.

stut·ter·ing

(stŭt'ĕr-ing)
A phonatory or articulatory disorder, characteristically beginning in childhood, with intense anxiety about the efficiency of oral communications, and characterized by dysfluency.
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Stammering affects people in different ways and can vary according to the situation in which the person finds themselves, whom they are speaking to, how they are feeling about themselves and their speech, and what they want to say.
Fraser went to meetings of the Scottish Stammering Network, which boosted his confidence.
class="MsoNormalThe stammering left me with self-esteem issues, but over the years I have learnt to accept myself as I am.
"For as long as I can remember I was painfully aware of stammering. My stammer was a source of shame and embarrassment to my parents and hardly ever talked about."
To find out more about stammers, or for help and support, visit the British Stammering Association at www.stammering.org.
Taking your time and saying what you want to say can help you reduce your stammering. Give yourself plenty of time when speaking and try to remain as calm as you can.
Now Action for Stammering Children wants to ensure every child with a stammer can see a speech and language therapist.
"Stammering can be a very lonely condition but I felt much more positive after going abroad and I'm happy to be a spokesperson for the British Stammering Association.
Talk to your child about stammering so they know you understand.
MONDAY, October 22 is International Stammering Awareness Day.