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Are there alternative treatments for stuttering?

As part of a speech therapy program, it is important to foster a supportive and calm environment to help a person who stutters. In addition to speech therapy, some doctors recommend the use of an electronic device, placed in the ear that trains the person to speak more slowly. Another type of hearing device allows the person to hear their own speech and monitor it. It's not clear how effective this treatment is compared to other therapies.

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