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Evidence-based Theories about the Origin of Stuttering

Author(s): Tomasz Woźniak
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Psycholinguistics
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: stuttering; speech disfluency; diagnosis and speech therapy

Summary/Abstract: The article discusses theories about the origin and formative mechanism of stuttering with regard to verifiable methods based on neuroimaging, as well as neurophysiology and audiology. The theories presented are interpreted with regard to the model of formation of fluent speech grounded upon the knowledge from the fields of neuropsychology and audiophonology. Conclusions drawn from the discussed theories are posed in reference to speech therapy practice.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 72-80
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Polish