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Last Updated: 02 May 2022
altered functional connectivity in persistent developmental stuttering. "altered functional connectivity in persistent developmental stuttering.", by Yang Y, Jia F, Siok WT, Tan LH. f2: Correlation between cerebellar-cortical RSFCs and severity of stuttering.Thresholds are voxelwise (p < 0.005), uncorrected, cluster level (p < 0.03), corrected, (k > 64), and Monte Carlo simulation. (A) Positive correlation between RSFCs and severity...

Stuttering, called stammering or childhood-onset fluency disorder, is a speech disorder that entails significant and regular issues with normal fluency and flow of speech. People who stutter know what they desire to say, however have trouble saying it. When their speech and language capabilities aren't developed enough to keep up with what they desire to state, young children may stutter. Adults and children who stutter may benefit from treatments such as speech therapy, using electronic tools to enhance speech fluency or cognitive behavior modification. Most people who stutter can speak without stuttering when they chat to themselves and when they sing or speak in unison with somebody else. There are two primary types of stuttering, and they have different causes: Developmental stuttering is the more common type. When they first begin speaking, many children stutter. There are distinctions in the brains of people that continue to stutter. Neurogenic stuttering can occur after a person has a stroke, head trauma, or other type of brain injury. Due to the injury, the brain has trouble coordinating the different parts of the brain entailed in speech. About 75% of children that stutter will get better. Stuttering can negatively affect job efficiency and opportunities, and therapy can come with a high financial price. Boys are 2 to 3 times as likely to stutter as girls and as they get older this gender difference increases; the variety of boys who continue to stutter is three to 4 times bigger than the variety of girls. For the remaining 25 percent who remain to stutter, stuttering can continue as a lifelong communication disorder.

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