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  BBC - Health - Conditions - Stammer
Stammering, or stuttering, is a problem with the normal flow and timing of speech.
Stammering usually begins between the ages of three and five - 90 per cent of cases are evident before the age of eight.
A stammer should be diagnosed by a speech therapist (your GP can refer you), who can advise on what the problem is and how it's best treated.
www.bbc.co.uk /health/conditions/stammer2.shtml   (0 words)

  
 British Stammering Association - Homepage
Welcome to the British Stammering Association, your first point of contact for information and support on stammering, also known as stuttering.
BSA is the only national organisation for adults and children who stammer, run by people who stammer.
The British Stammering Association is a company limited by guarantee registered in England No. 4297778.
www.stammering.org   (0 words)

  
  Information for adults who stammer - British Stammering Association
Your stammer may be worse when speaking to someone in authority or when you are on the telephone.
Stammering usually starts in early childhood, but when you were small your speech may not have bothered you as much.
As well as experimenting with stammering more openly, you may find it useful to try and talk about your stammer to one or two people who are close to you.
www.stammering.org /adults_info.html   (1485 words)

  
  stammer - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Stammer, disorder affecting the fluency of speech, in which certain sounds, syllables, or words may be repeated, while other sounds are prolonged or...
I used to stammer and lisp and dribble at...
At the annual convention of the American Psychiatric Association Dr. Robert Heath and his coworkers at Tulane University announced that they had made two normal human beings temporarily but profoundly mentally ill with a substance — as yet unidentified — obtained from the blood of schizophrenic...
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  Channel 4 - Family - Problems and Pressures
Stammering, also called stuttering, is an involuntary block in the normal flow of speech.
Stammering affects people of all races and social classes but it is about four times more common in men than in women and it tends to run in families.
Stammering is most likely to start in childhood when a child's speech and language abilities can't keep up with their verbal requirements.
www.channel4.com /health/microsites/F/family/problems/stammer.html   (1285 words)

  
 REAL help for stuttering, stammering, feeling on the spot, feeling judged, social phobia etc with pure hypnoanalysis
Stammering usually starts in early childhood, between the ages of 2 and 5, these children are less conscious about their stammer and for around 70% of these children the symptoms will just disappear.
There have even been cases where a stammerer, having problems saying their own name has resorted to having it changed officially, only to find that once this has been done they are then unable to say the new chosen name and the old name can be spoken quite fluently.
Stammerers often have irregular breathing patterns and try to speak with little or no air in their lungs and some stammerers even try to speak while inhaling.
www.hypnoanalysis.com /help-cure-stuttering-and-stammering.html   (1554 words)

  
 Global ocean dynamic and transports
Results from these efforts are being used to understand the oceanic heat and fresh water fluxes, their divergences, their dynamical causes and effects, as well as a variety of related issues connecting the oceanic circulation to climate variability.
Stammer D., 1998: On eddy characteristics, eddy transports and mean flow properties.
Stammer D., C. Wunsch, R. Giering, C. Eckert, P. Heimbach, J. Marotzke, A. Adcroft, C.N. Hill, J. Marshall, 2001, The global ocean circulation and transports during 1992 - 1997, estimated from ocean observations and a general circulation model.
sealevel.jpl.nasa.gov /science/invest-stammer.html   (742 words)

  
 Can Hypnotherapy Assist People Who Stammer
Although stammering may have started with some neuro-motor dysfunction in early childhood, the fact that most people who stammer can speak fluently consistently in some contexts but not others indicate clearly that cognition plays a major role in the ongoing stammer.
Because they have already given the meaning (#1 Meaning) that their dis-fluent speech is rightly called stammering; they have associated stammering with fear and shame; it is a bad and unacceptable behavior; this results in a strong fear of actually stammering which other people will view as unacceptable.
The meanings given to their relationship with most people basis itself on their belief that stammering is not OK (#1 Meaning Matrix) and that they want to avoid it at all cost and if they do stammer, other people will reject them and so on.
www.neurosemantics.com /Stuttering/Hypnosis_and_Stuttering.htm   (5672 words)

  
 - Stop stammering, my life before I cured my stutter
I analysed in my mind when and where the stammer occurred and came to the conclusion that it only happened around people who I did not know very well, or when I felt under pressure.
During junior school, although I would stammer occasionally my best friend was fortunately known as being the toughest lad in school and protected me against other pupils.
At this point the stammering stopped and three months later it became normal practice, so I was able to speak effortlessly without having to keep thinking of what I now call the "speech rules".
www.stammering-stuttering.co.uk /My_life_as_a_stammerer.html   (1197 words)

  
 Dei'ah veDibur - Information & Insight - HOME & FAMILY
Stammering presents itself in children from around two and a half years till the age of about nine.
It is also true that many children who stammer, have been regarded as normal speakers for a year or more before the stammer begins.
When parents begin to correct their child for stammering, he doesn't even know that there is something wrong with his speech.
chareidi.shemayisrael.com /hstammer2lch67.htm   (1387 words)

  
 Gayle Stammer
Stammer has competed in 26 grand slam events and is 18th in earnings ($34,445.63).
Stammer and Monique Oliver were fifths in 1994 at the Shootout and Best of the Beach, and a fourth in the Nationals.
Stammer was a junior college All-American and an All-Southeastern Conference performer at LSU.
volleyball.org /people/gayle_stammer.html   (165 words)

  
 The literary stammer | Books | Arts | Telegraph
In fact, actors who stammer off stage usually report that they have no trouble in reciting lines that have been written by someone else: it is their own words that seem forever to be lying in wait, like potholes or booby traps, ready to knock their voices off-course.
For Waugh, that is, the stammer represents Blanche's affectation and lack of self-control, as if his voice was determined to confess his bad habits no matter how clever his way with words: contorted speech accurately reflects a twisted life.
In Barker's hands, the stammering of invalided soldiers becomes a subtle commentary on whether the war should be prolonged or halted – stammering itself being both a prolonging and a halting of speech.
www.telegraph.co.uk /arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2004/07/25/bostammer.xml&sSheet=/arts/2004/07/25/bomain.html   (520 words)

  
 Frequently Asked Questions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A stammer becomes habitual, programmed and conditioned, so that it is easily triggered by familiar situations as well as feelings.
If that were the case, people who stammer might be expected to always stammer, yet we know that most people have episodes of fluency, and sometimes these episodes can be long.
Parents are taught to give gentle feedback about stammering and stammer-free speech during conversation with their children, and to give them support.
www.theoryofstammering.com /faq.html   (562 words)

  
 Stammer, et al. 1995
A comparison of Plate 1b with Plate 1a in Stammer and Wunsch [1994] indicates the degree of improvement obtained recently in the mean SSH through geoid model refinement.
Stammer, D. and C. Wunsch, Preliminary assessment of the accuracy and precision of TOPEX/Poseidon altimeter data with respect to the large scale ocean circulation, J. Geophys.
Stammer, D. and C. Wunsch, The determination of the large-scale ocean circulation from satellite altimetry using model boundary Green's functions.
www.oc.nps.navy.mil /~rtt/paper/stammer_et_al.html   (11559 words)

  
 Stammering
Stammering seldom occurs when a single word is being spoken or read, but it usually occurs at the beginning of a sentence or idea.
Having analysed your stammer, tackle it one element at a time, starting with something you feel you might be able to change.
Do be patient and maintain eye contact with the stammerer when he or she speaks.
www.embarrassingproblems.com /stammering.htm   (1051 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for stammer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
stammer • verb  stammer nervously synonyms : stutter, stumble, mumble, splutter, hesitate, falter, pause.
Interview: Larry Stammer discusses a report stating that several American cardinals are calling on the Vatican to push for the resignation of Boston's Cardinal Bernard Law
Gareth's stammer is 'cured' just in time for the Pop Idol showdown.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=stammer   (774 words)

  
 Stammer Problem   (Site not responding. Last check: )
My name is Stephen Hill, I have overcome a stammer which had affected my life for eighteen years.
When I had a stammer, I would attend speech therapy, at which I would be told to slow down or to take a deep breath before talking.
I firmly believed that my own stammer was very much a physcological as well as a physical problem as at times I could talk very well, like for example when I was talking to my girlfriend or when I was talking when I was drunk.
www.stutter-cure.com /stuttering_therapy_articles/stammer_problem.htm   (251 words)

  
 Stammer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As far as we know, it is not so much the stammer that is inherited but rather particular patterns of language development and particular strengths and weakness in different areas of language skill.
Stammering can undermine children's confidence so that they fail to notice their achievements and everything becomes overshadowed by failures with speaking.
Some adults who stammer felt during childhood that there was a 'conspiracy of silence' which made them feel ashamed of their stammering.
www.stutterisa.org /CDRomProject/parent/stammer.htm   (1772 words)

  
 Stammer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stammer: todal(u), todal., todul., toval faltering, stammering, speaking inarticulately or indistinctly, lisping; untruth; dodde indistinct or inarticulate speech connected with stuttering (Ka.); todale stammerer; todal.
stammering, indistinct pronunciation, untruth; dodd lisping, stammering; dojjuni to stammer; dojje stammerer (Tu.); totr- to stammer (Pa.); tothali to mumble, stammer; toth'nai to stammer (Kuwi); todli stammerer; todlqot.e to stammer, lisp (Malt.)(DEDR 3503).
stuttering, halting in speech; tikku-va_yan- stammerer, stutterer (Ta.); tikk stuttering; tikkuka to stammer (Ma.); tekva-yn.
www.hindunet.org /saraswati/Indian%20Lexicon/stammer.htm   (170 words)

  
 Stammering - how to beat a stammer
Stammer or stammering can have a dramatic effect on somebody's confidence.
His friends tried to explain to the barman about the stammer and were eventually thrown out of the pub as well.
Other areas of life are also made to be a struggle, for example when I had a stammer I found it difficult to order things like drinks, form relationships with the opposite sex, converse with friends and meeting new people.
www.anysubject.com /stammer-how-to-overcome-stammering.asp   (433 words)

  
 stammer - definition by dict.die.net
stammer n : a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds [syn: stutter] v : speak haltingly [syn: bumble, stutter, falter]
Stem to resist, Stumble.] To make involuntary stops in uttering syllables or words; to hesitate or falter in speaking; to speak with stops and diffivulty; to stutter.
I would thou couldst stammer, that thou mightest pour this conclead man out of thy mouth, as wine comes out of a narrow-mouthed bottle, either too much at once, or none at all.
dict.die.net /stammer   (129 words)

  
 Articles - Advice::Why a child starts to stammer.
A stammer normally starts for people in childhood and is often referred to as a childhood stammer.
That is because the person is able to hide the stammer, by using word avoidance or word substitution.
I personally prefer and advise one to one stammer courses as I believe every person who has a stammer is an individual and has their own individual type stammer.
www.gotlinks.com /earticles/articles/8547-why-a-child-starts-to-stammer_.html   (250 words)

  
 stammer - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Stammer, disorder affecting the fluency of speech (see Speech and Speech Disorders), in which certain sounds, syllables, or words may be repeated,...
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 stammer: definition, usage and pronunciation - YourDictionary.com
To introduce involuntary repetitions and pauses into one's speech: stutter.
A speech impediment marked by involuntary repetitions and pauses: stammering, stutter, stuttering.
A speech impediment marked by involuntary repetitions and pauses: stammer, stutter, stuttering.
www.yourdictionary.com /ahd/s/s0700600.html   (44 words)

  
 stammeringly - Definitions from Dictionary.com
Stammer, stutter mean to speak with some form of difficulty.
Stammer, the general term, suggests a speech difficulty that results in broken or inarticulate sounds and sometimes in complete stoppage of speech; it may be temporary, caused by sudden excitement, confusion, embarrassment, or other emotion, or it may be so deep-seated as to require special treatment for its correction.
Stutter, the parallel term preferred in technical usage, designates a broad range of defects that produce spasmodic interruptions of the speech rhythm, repetitions, or prolongations of sounds or syllables: The child's stutter was no mere stammer of embarrassment.
dictionary.reference.com /browse/stammeringly   (195 words)

  
 Definition of stammer - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Etymology: Middle English stameren, from Old English stamerian; akin to Old High German stamalOn to stammer, Old Norse stemma to hinder, damn up -- more at
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 Discrimination against people in the UK who stammer (or stutter) - homepage
Welcome to this website on stammering and UK disability discrimination law.
A stammer will very often count as one.
I would be very interested to hear any comments on the web site, and indeed any personal experiences of discrimination or lack of it.
www.stammeringlaw.org.uk /index.htm   (155 words)

  
 Fluent Thoughts » Stammer
According to the big space of the unawake part of my mind there was more to see than what I have seen; it wasn’t just a dream and wasn’t something that I forgot for a period of time, it was there yet in denial.
As most of people with stammer do, I always work on my speech; the speech development is a non stop progress in my life; every time and a while I discover a new technique and stick to it until my brain gets the trick and refuses it.
I used to be quite when feeling that I will stammer or will be tensed and that will cause for my stammer.
www.fluenthoughts.net /category/stammer   (671 words)

  
 Stammer, McKnight, Barnum & Bailey - Attorneys At Law   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Because of the complexity of today's society and legal environment, the areas of law encountered by individuals and businesses are too numerous to address in our web site.
A full service law firm, Stammer, McKnight, Barnum and Bailey LLP has expertise in a wide range of fields including defending attorneys in legal malpractice actions, defending accounting professionals in cases of accounting malpractice, estate and probate matters, interpretation of insurance policies and litigation regarding insurance coverage issues, tax issues and tax litigation.
If you require assistance in an area of law not practiced by Stammer, McKnight, Barnum and Bailey LLP, we will be happy to help you locate an attorney with experience in that field.
www.smbblaw.com /other.html   (174 words)

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