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Group Experiences and Individual Differences in Stuttering

This study explored group experiences and individual differences in the behaviors, thoughts, and feelings perceived by 502 adults who stutter. Data from this survey suggest that participating in self-help/support groups and having a goal of …

Stuttering as Defined by Adults who Stutter

Numerous frameworks and definitions have sought to differentiate what behaviors and experiences should be considered as a part of stuttering. Nearly all of these efforts have been based on the perspectives and beliefs of conversational partners and …

A Phenomenological Analysis of the Moment of Stuttering

Stuttering behaviors and moments of stuttering are typically defined by what a listener perceives. This study evaluated participants’ perceptions of their own experience of moments of stuttering. Thirteen adults who stutter participated in a …

Speaker and Observer Perceptions of Physical Tension During Stuttering

Speech-language pathologists routinely assess physical tension during evaluation of those who stutter. If speakers experience tension that is not visible to clinicians, then judgments of severity may be inaccurate. This study ad- dressed this …

Update on Didactic and Clinical Education in Fluency Disorders: 2013–2014

This study surveyed didactic and clinical education in fluency disorders at undergraduate and graduate institutions in the United States that provide education in speech-language pathology to determine whether a previously observed reduction in …