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Without Hesitation: Speaking the Silence and Science of Stuttering Gerald A. Maguire

Without Hesitation: Speaking the Silence and Science of Stuttering

Gerald A. Maguire

Published July 1st 2010
ISBN : 9781929773114
Paperback
89 pages
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What is stuttering? Five million voices can speak to this. A disorder that has defied physicians for centuries, stuttering claims as its own grade-school students and senior citizens, captains of industry and kings of nations, politicians, performersMoreWhat is stuttering? Five million voices can speak to this. A disorder that has defied physicians for centuries, stuttering claims as its own grade-school students and senior citizens, captains of industry and kings of nations, politicians, performers and professional athletes. It causes confusion in families, contempt in the uninformed and anguish in the approximately five million individuals in the United States who find it impossible to speak without effort. There are no cures but there are solutions. And there is hope because of significant advancements in pharmacotherapy the clinical treatment of stuttering with medication. Without Hesitation: Speaking to the Silence and the Science of Stuttering explores the history, the heartache and the hope for this medical condition from an insider s perspective: a physician who has stuttered since childhood and knows how it feels to struggle with words and to express himself with ease.