Tag Archives: Stuttering

SLP Corner: Fact-checking the New York Times about Stuttering

[Source The Stuttering Foundation] On Thursday night, I shared joy with so many others around the country. We watched and listened to Brayden Harrington as he spoke openly about stuttering at the Democratic National Convention. He exuded confidence, eloquence, and charisma … Continue reading

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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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