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stut·ter

(stŭt'ĕr),
To speak dysfluently; to enunciate certain words with difficulty and with frequent halting and repetition of the initial consonant of a word or syllable.
[frequentative of stut, from Goth. stautan, to strike]

stutter

(stŭt′ər)
intr. & tr.v. stut·tered, stut·tering, stut·ters
To speak or utter with a spasmodic repetition or prolongation of sounds.
n.
The act or habit of stuttering.

stut′ter·er n.
stut′ter·ing·ly adv.
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'The brain imaging studies of people who stutter are important, but those results can only take us so far,' said Drayna.
After a plethora of speech therapy, my stutter was less disruptive; I moved through the world trying to pass as a fluent person, one unmarred by disability.
If you take one per cent of the UAE, that's 100,000 people that stutter and I haven't reached them yet."
The meta-analysis of all the available research on studies of the communication attitudes and thinking of children who stutter found that children who stutter struggle more with negative thoughts about the way, they talk than other children.
It was here that Emily was discovered by an agent, which ultimately helped her shake her stutter. By 18, she was making her stage debut opposite Dame Judi Dench in The Royal Family.
Among these investigations, many studies have pointed to the benefits of delayed auditory feedback during speech situations for persons who stutter [16-19] and have provided evidences that auditory feedback from flow of continuous speech is used to maintain fluency in the course of oral emission [20].
This clearly didn't work to fix a stutter and many patients died as a result of infection and blood loss.
MUSTAPHA CHAM HAS STAMMERED SINCE BEING A CHILD - BUT IS NOW HELPING OTHER PEOPLE TO OVERCOME THEIR STUTTER
Many celebrities including Bruce Willis stutter. Winston Churchill was a stutterer."
"I had anxiety too, and it was a vicious circle with the stutter. I refused to talk for a whole year.
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This lead her to found "Stutter UAE," a support group first of its kind in the country that provides a platform to the community of stutterers to meet and raise awareness in the society about the issue.