Other related fluency disorders
An extensive web page about cluttering and cluttering resources was added to the Stuttering Home Page on January 5, 2011 at http://www.mnsu.edu/comdis/kuster/cluttering.html
Neurogenic Stuttering and Associated with Neurogenic Disorders, including Late and Adult Onset Stuttering
- General resources related to Neurogenic Stuttering Disorders
- Stuttering and Apraxia
- Stuttering and CNS damage
- Stuttering and Migraine
- Michele Perino MD, Giuseppe Famularo MD, PhD and Paolo Tarroni MD (2001) Acquired Transient Stuttering During a Migraine Attack, Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain Article online at
concludes: "We suggest that acquired transient stuttering should be included in the list of neurological symptoms that can accompany a migraine attack."
- Stuttering and Parkinson's Disease
- Stuttering and Parkinson's Disease
- Anderson, et al., Developmental stuttering and Parkinson's Disease: the effects of levodopa treatment. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 1999, 66, 776-778. (full article)
- Shahed J, Jankovic Re-emergence of childhood stuttering in Parkinson's disease: a hypothesis. J.Mov Disord. 2001 Jan;16(1):114-8.
Re-emergence of childhood stuttering in Parkinson's disease: a hypothesis. (abstract)
- ECH Lim, E Wilder-Smith, BKC Ong, Adult-onset Re-emergent Stuttering as a
Presentation of Parkinson's Disease Ann Acad Med Singapore 2005;34:579-81 (full article)
- Mathias Toft and Espen Dietrichs Aggravated stuttering following subthalamic deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease - two casesBMC Neurology 2011, 11:44 doi:10.1186/1471-2377-11-44 (full article)
- Olivia Tontini Critical review: What is the evidence for a relationship between Parkinson's disease and dysfluency (full article)
- ASHA 2013 poster session - Two Cases of Reemergent Stuttering in Parkinson's Disease Presenter(s): Ryan Millager; Laura Ferriero; Alina Carter; Ellen Kelly
- How are speech problems treated from the National Parkinson Foundation
- Stuttering and Stroke
- Stuttering and Tourette Syndrome
- Stuttering and Tourette's Syndrome SFA brochure by Luc De Nil, Ph.D., Chair of the Graduate Department of Speech-Language Pathology, University of Toronto, and Paul Sandor, M.D., Director of the Tourette's Syndrome Clinic, University Health Network.
- The National Tourette Syndrome Association
- Gilles De La Tourette Syndrome from OMIM
- ATourette Syndrome primer of material by collected by Dale E. Hammerschmidt, M.D., University of Minnesota
- Tourette Syndrome by Leslie E. Packer, PhD, a licensed psychologist with a degree in experimental psychology, and the mother of two teenagers who both have TS.
- Tourette Disorder by Internet Mental Health
What Should I Say Next?, an Internet WebQuest on Tourette Syndrome created by Ariana Puig, Charles W. Flannigan High School to help individual or groups of high school students learn about Tourette syndrome.
- The Basal Ganglia's Possible Role in Stuttering: An Examination of Similarities between Stuttering, Tourette Syndrome, Dystonia, and other Neurological-Based Disorders of Movement by Larry Molt
- Disfluency Associated with Tourette's Syndrome: Two Case Studies by John Tetnowski and Joseph Donaher_from Louisiana and Pennsylvania, USA
- Tic Disorders Including Tourette Syndrome
Stuttering and Co-Existing Learning, Behavioral or Cognitive Challenges
- General resources
- Stuttering and Autism
- Scaler Scott, K., Tetnowski, J. A., Flaitz, J. R. and Yaruss, J. S. (2014), Preliminary study of disfluency in school-aged children with autism. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 49: 75-89. doi: 10.1111/1460-6984.12048 (Abstract. The full article is also online on through the link on the abstract page under "article")
- Part I: Speech Disfluency in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Clinical Problem Solving for Autistic Disorders by Vivian Sisskin and Kathleen Scaler Scott
- Part II: Speech Disfluency in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Clinical Problem Solving for Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Not Otherwise Specified and Asperger Syndrome by Kathleen Scaler Scott and Vivian Siskin
- Autism Spectrum Disorders and Stuttering - brochure from the Stuttering Foundation
- Autism Spectrum DisodersAutism Spectrum Disorders and Stuttering - a 2.5 hour DVD featuring Vivian Sisskin from the Stuttering Foundation - $10
- Kathleen Scaler Scott article Dysfluency in Autism Spectrum Disorders in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences Volume 193, 30 June 2015, Pages 239-245 10th Oxford Dysfluency Conference, ODC 2014, 17 - 20 July, 2014, Oxford, United kingdom (Conference Proceedings)
- Kathleen Scaler Scott, Sheri Block, Nina Reeves, Sarah Nelson Speech Disfluency and Autism in Schools: Identifying Needs and Providing Support to SLPsProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences Volume 193, 30 June 2015, Pages 223-227 10th Oxford Dysfluency Conference, ODC 2014, 17 - 20 July, 2014, Oxford, United kingdom (Conference Proceedings)
- Kearston T. Healey, Sarah Nelson, Kathleen Scaler Scott's article Word-final Dysfluencies in Conversation of a Child with Autism: A Treatment Case Study in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences Volume 193, 30 June 2015, Pages 147-152, 10th Oxford Dysfluency Conference, ODC 2014, 17 - 20 July, 2014, Oxford, United kingdom (Conference Proceedings)
- Stuttering and Down Syndrome
- Dysfluency, Stuttering and Down Syndrome
- Stuttering and Down Syndrome Abstracts
- The Nature of Dysfluency in Down's Syndrome
- What Can We Do about Dysfluency, Stammering, Getting Stuck? from the Down's Syndrome Association Newsletter, Spring 2005
- Treating Down's Children Who Stutter by Judith Eckardt, paper written for ISAD online conference, 2008.
- Brochure: Down's Syndrome and Stuttering in html or PDF from The Stuttering Foundation.
- The nature of dysfluency in Down's syndrome - Monica Bray's survey on dysfluency in Down's syndrome and at the success or otherwise of different treatment approaches, from the British Stammering Association
- Speech Dysfluencies in People with Down Syndrome - Kurt Eggers, Chris De Bal, ASHA Convention PPT - 2006
- Example of mild stuttering in Down Syndrome - YouTube video of Tim who owns and operates his own restaurant in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
- Monica Bray article Is stuttering therapy useful for adolescents and adults with Down Syndrome who are dysfluent? in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences Volume 193, 30 June 2015, Pages 51-61, 10th Oxford Dysfluency Conference, ODC 2014, 17 - 20 July, 2014, Oxford, United kingdom (Conference Proceedings)
- Stuttering Treatment Can Improve Speech for Children with Down Syndrome from Speech Buddies
- Speech control in children with Down Syndrome by Howell, P. (2010) Speech control in children with Down syndrome. Down Syndrome Research and Practice, 12(2), 98-102. doi:10.3104/reviews.2095
- Disfluencies in the Down's Syndrome Population and Implications for Treatment a one hour online CEU from speechpathology.com for a fee
- Stuttering treatment for a school-age child with Down syndrome: A descriptive case report Jessica Harasym and Marilyn Langevin, Journal of Fluency Disorders, Volume 37, Issue 4, December 2012, Pages 253-262 (article available on Science Direct)
- Is Stuttering Therapy Useful for Adolescents and Adults with Down Syndrome who are Dysfluent Monica Bray, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Volume 193, 30 June 2015, Pages 51-61 (article available on Science Direct)
- Stuttering and ADHD
- ADHD and Stuttering: A Tutorial by E. Charles Healey and Robert Reid (article was published in the Journal of Fluency Disorders (2003), Vol. 28, pp. 79-93)
Drugs and Stuttering
- Drugs and Stuttering includes a section on drugs which may have a side effect of (or exacerbate) stuttering
Reports of "Unusual Stuttering"
- Penmanship Stuttering
by E. W. Scripture, Ph.D., M.D., visiting physician for Speech Defects to Randall's Island, New York City, reprinted from Journal of AMA, May 8, 1909, p. 1480-1481
- Stuttering playing musical instruments
- Ann Packman and Mark Onslow (1999) Fluency Disruption in Speech and in Wind Instrument Playing, Journal of Fluency Disorders, Vol 24, Issue 4, pp. 293-298
- Meltzer, A. (1992). Horn Stuttering. JOURNAL OF FLUENCY
DISORDERS, 17, 4. 257-264
- Silverman, Franklin H and Bohlman, Patricia (1988) Flute Stuttering, Journal of Fluency Disorders 13, 427-428.
- Van Riper, Charles (1952) Report of Stuttering on a Musical Instrument, Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 17, 433-434.
- Stuttering in Sign Language
(a voice disorder in which momentary interruption of phonation results from sudden overadduction of the vocal folds. It is sometimes referred to as "laryngeal stuttering.")
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