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What Is Stuttering?

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Stuttering is a speech disorder characterized by frequent pauses, prolongation of sounds, repetition, syllables, or words; prolongation of sounds; and interruptions in speech known as blocks (Carlson, 2008). A person who stutters are aware of what they what to convey, but has trouble exactly knows what he or she would like to say but has trouble having a normal flow of speech. These speech disruptions may be accompanied by struggle behaviors, such as rapid eye blinks or tremors of the lips, (NIDCU, 2016). It is noted that the problem of stutter appears to lie more in the neural mechanism that are involved in the planning and initiation of speech. A meta-analysis of functional imaging studies by Brown et al.(2005) found that people who stutter
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