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Date: 08 Oct 2008
Time: 18:48:01 -0500
Remote Name: 220.127.116.11
As a first year graduate student in speech pathology, I found this article to be very interesting. I am frequently asked whether bilingualism effects language development, but I had never thought about the effect on fluency. I am curious as to whether second-language learning during the late preschool years can “cause” a child to begin to stutter, particularly if that child was predisposed to stuttering via a family history, etc. Or, do you believe the child would have stuttered as a unilingual speaker as well?