Tag Archives: Stuttering

Ecopipam Reduces Stuttering Symptoms in Proof-of-Concept Trial

[Source: Science Daily] Psychiatrists have tested the orally administered investigational medication ecopipam on adults who stutter in an open-label, uncontrolled clinical trial and found that it reduced their stuttering symptoms from the start of therapy after eight weeks of dosing. … Continue reading

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Type of Brain Cell Involved in Stuttering Identified

[Source:  Science Daily] Researchers believe that stuttering — a potentially lifelong and debilitating speech disorder — stems from problems with the circuits in the brain that control speech, but precisely how and where these problems occur is unknown. Using a … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: With a Bit of Grace

by Kim Lewis, M. Ed., CCC-SLP When I was in grad school, our campus clinic saw a high percentage of fluency clients.  One of the clinical supervisors was passionate about this area of our field and, as a result, I … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Why Does My Child Not Stutter in Front of His Speech Therapist?

Ask the Expert by Gary Rentschler, PhD, CCC-SLP This article was written for parents of stutterers. It would be an excellent choice to share with the parents of the students you treat. All material Copyright © 2008 The National Stuttering Association … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Stuttering During the Preschool Years

by Mirla Raz, CCC-SLP The formative preschool years, when a child’s speech and language skills progress by leaps and bounds, is also the time when the seed of stuttering often take root.  Ignored or inadvertently fertilized, the roots of stuttering … Continue reading

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