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Fluency (Stuttering Disorders)

Stuttering is a fluency disorder characterized by disruptions in the natural flow of speech. Speech therapists employ various techniques to help individuals manage and improve their fluency, addressing both physical and psychological aspects of stuttering. 

Signs of a stuttering disorder include:

Sound/syllable repetitions "m-m-me"

Blocks: I ___am going.

Prolongations: IIIII am going. 

Secondary Characteristics: vary by the individual and can include eye blinking, tapping of the fingers, lip pursing, significant tension, etc.