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2. Causes of Developmental Stuttering

Many researchers believe developmental stuttering is the result of a disconnect between a child’s desires and their actual vocal abilities. Often, a child will have an idea of what they wish to say. Unfortunately, their speech and language abilities have not yet developed to a level that they can properly vocalize their thoughts. The result is a stutter. Recent studies show there may be a genetic factor that contributes to developmental stuttering.

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