Latest Stuttering Stories

2013-10-11 10:52:35

UAlberta researcher and ISTAR executive director says study results could increase understanding of brain and speech production, improving treatment. A new study by a University of Alberta researcher shows that children who stutter have less grey matter in key regions of the brain responsible for speech production than children who do not stutter. The findings not only improve our understanding of how the brain is built for speech production and why people stutter, but also affirm the...

Preschools Stuttering one in ten
2013-08-26 12:06:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There is about a one in ten chance that your child may develop a stuttering problem, but that doesn't mean they won't do well in school, according to new research published in the journal Pediatrics. Led by the University of Melbourne, researchers from several institutions teamed up to follow over 1,600 children from infancy to age four and found that they were more than twice as likely to develop a stuttering problem than previous...

2013-05-29 23:30:02

Today, Janus Development Group, Inc. announced the most substantial product improvements ever made to its SpeechEasy anti-stuttering device. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Today, Janus Development Group, Inc., based in Greenville, N.C., announced the most substantial product improvements ever made to its SpeechEasy anti-stuttering device. Over all, the improvements include both hardware and software enhancements which will result in more client options and offer a significant reduction...

2013-05-21 23:26:59

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association´s National Better Hearing and Speech Month is being celebrated in the month of May. Huntersville, NC (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 ProvidaStaff, LLC, a leader in providing comprehensive healthcare therapy services in education and medical settings nationwide, has many resources to help celebrate this throughout the rest of May. They will be informing the public on resources and activities through their social media outlets. Throughout the month...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.