2003 IFA Congress: Montreal, Canada

What Has Become of Communication When Someone Stutters and What Can Be Done to Change That Communication?

Anne Marie Simon
Chargee de cours sur le begaiemenr a Paris VI
Ex-Attachee au Lahoratoire Pathologies du Langage INSERM Hopital de la Salpetriere 75013 Paris
4 rue Cecile Vallet 92 340 Bourg la Reine France


Many behaviours are altered when patients are in a situation of stuttering. Overcoming stuttering depends as much on the control of fluency and the modification of stuttering as on the inner building of a “ being able to communicate”. Building a link between his or her inner world and the inner world of the other speaker is the central therapeutic task for the stutterer. The means of such a change will be described here.
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