Stuttering and Bilingualism in Children and Adults

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Stuttering and Bilingualism

From: Christian(Grad Student)
Date: 18 Oct 2008
Time: 23:17:50 -0500
Remote Name: 69.142.61.45

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The area of bilingualism in our field greatly interests me. I am what you would consider a second-language learner. I learned Spanish first and then English when I entered school. This article made me think of a cousin that I have. He is much older than I am, and from my knowledge he never received any form of therapy. However, I have always found his case to be interesting even before I entered the area of communication disorders. He came to the U.S. at in his early 20ís. He learned English as a second language. Until this day he stutters more in his native language (Spanish) than English. Does language dominance have a direct correlation with the amount of fluency the individual will have?


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