stutterer


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Synonyms for stutterer

someone who speaks with involuntary pauses and repetitions

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Schiwy; "Shame, Secrecy, and Silence: The Tangled Roots of Childhood and the Suppression of Voice," by Joyce Brady; "In the Absence of a Mother Tongue," by Charlene Spretnak; "Speech Defector: A Child Stutterer Finds Her Voice," by Carolyn Butcher; "The Fat Lady Sings," by Cheryl Fuller; "Sleeping Beauty Wakes Up: Breaking the Spell of Women's Silence," by Janice Gary; "Flying by Words--From the Front Porch to the Podium: Educational Individuation and Creative Endurance," by Geraldine Cannon Becker; "A Legacy of Silence: Transforming the Silence of Absence to a Silence of Presence," by Marilyn L.
It is no longer the character who stutters in speech; it is the writer who becomes a stutterer in language.
An Israeli mobile app that uses the world's first stuttering detection algorithm to help stutterers overcome their condition comes 3,500 years too late for the most famous Jewish stutterer, Moses, but not a moment too soon for present day sufferers of the condition.
ROBBERY CAUGHT ON TAPE: A group of men broke into a supermarket by cutting its stutterer which was caught by a security camera.
Leigh Fermor sometimes went too far: he mimicked a stutterer as a guest of Somerset Maugham, a notorious stutterer, and was told to leave the premises.
A child was considered a stutterer if he/she exhibited three or more disfluency instances (e.
Effects of sex of listener and of stutterer on ratings of stuttering speakers.
Though left-handed, he said he was forced to write right-handed and that this may have caused him to become a stutterer.
As a stutterer, I admonish all educational researchers and practitioners to expand this conversation for the sake of raising awareness about this population.
Being prepared for an interview, which is perhaps the single most difficult speaking situation in which a stutterer will find himself, according to the Stuttering Foundation of America, is the best way to minimize stress and potential increases in stammering.
Colin Firth's portrayal and the screenplay of another stutterer in David Seidler have put flesh to the features most of us have seen only in one-dimensional profile on stamps and coins.
Malcolm Fraser, a successful businessman and stutterer, went on to establish and endow the nonprofit Stuttering Foundation in 1947.
The King's Speech" also won the directing prize for Tom Hooper and the original-screenplay Oscar for David Seidler, a boyhood stutterer himself.
While he may never have been there himself, Wormser's poetry successfully places the reader alongside a wide range of characters in a variety of predicaments: the mother of a soldier killed in Iraq, a stutterer, a man tortured in 1970s Chile.