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Outcomes of a Combined Mindfulness, Stuttering Modification, and Fluency Shaping Intervention for Children who Stutter

A week-long intervention for five school-age children who stutter was implemented using techniques of fluency shaping, stuttering management, and mindfulness training. The purpose of this study was to investigate if children who stutter stuttered less frequently, stuttered with less struggle, … Continue reading

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A Drawing Task to Assess Emotion Inference in Language-Impaired Children

Studies investigating the ability of children with language impairment (LI) to infer emotions rely on verbal responses (which can be challenging for these children), and/or the selection of a card representing an emotion (which limits the response range). In contrast, … Continue reading

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Children and adolescents who stutter: Further investigation of anxiety

The authors observed that despite the greatly increased risk of social anxiety disorder in adults who stutter, there is no clear indication of the time of onset of this disorder in childhood and adolescence. In this study the authors sought … Continue reading

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Language Ability Groups in Bilingual Children: A Latent Profile Analysis

The purpose of this study was to identify the number and characteristics of latent (unobservable) language ability groups in an unclassified sample of predominantly Spanish-speaking children. An unclassified sample of 431 predominantly Spanish-speaking 5–7 year olds learning English participated in … Continue reading

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A Preliminary study of parental speaking rate and childhood stuttering

The author reported that the purpose of this study was to evaluate the speaking rate and articulation rate of CWS and children who do not stutter (CWNS) and their respective parents. The results indicated that CWS had a slower speaking … Continue reading

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Testosterone levels of children with a diagnosis of developmental stuttering

In this study, the authors investigated the relationship between developmental stuttering and serum testosterone levels in this study, and reported that the findings of this study show that testosterone may have an effect on the severity of developmental stuttering and … Continue reading

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Language ability of children with and without a history of stuttering: A longitudinal cohort study

The authors sought to determine whether the communication and language skills of children who have a history of stuttering are different from children who do not have a history of stuttering at ages 2–5 years and reported that the children … Continue reading

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