PRIMARY STUTTERING

A slight degeneration in the fluency of speech in young children. It is not accompanied by the presence of stress or emotion. Primary stuttering is not believed to be "true stuttering" by those in the field of speech an language pathology.

PRIMARY STUTTERING: "Amy soon grew out of a short stage of primary stuttering."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRIMARY STUTTERING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primary-stuttering/ (accessed October 23, 2020).
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