Information About Neurogenic Disfluency

(also known as Speech Disfluency)

This kind of fluency disorder is a result of an identifiable neuropathology in a child with no history of prior fluency disorders. It can be set off by accidents that cause brain problems which in turn cause the impairment. Neurogenic disfluency can have similar characteristics as stuttering however, the main cause of this apparent fluency disorder is the diminished control of the muscles needed in speech production. It is neurological.



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