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Can stuttering be corrected?
Last Updated: 11th May, 2020
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Similarly, it is asked, can stuttering be cured?
There is no known cure forstuttering,though many treatment approaches have provensuccessful for helpingspeakers reduce the number of disfluencies intheirspeech.
One may also ask, why do I keep stuttering all of a sudden? A sudden stutter can be caused by a numberofthings: brain trauma, epilepsy, drug abuse (particularlyheroin),chronic depression or even attempted suicide usingbarbiturates,according to the National Institutes ofHealth.
Then, how can I improve my stuttering?
Quick tips for reducing stuttering
- Practice speaking slowly. Speaking slowly and deliberatelycanreduce stress and the symptoms of a stutter.
- Avoid trigger words.
- Try mindfulness.
- Speech therapy.
- Electronic devices.
- Self-help groups.
How do you treat stuttering at home?
Coping and support
- Listen attentively to your child.
- Wait for your child to say the word he or she is tryingtosay.
- Set aside time when you can talk to your childwithoutdistractions.
- Speak slowly, in an unhurried way.
- Take turns talking.
- Strive for calm.
- Don't focus on your child's stuttering.