How do I locate a speech pathologist to treat stuttering?

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You can ask your primary care physician for a recommendation to a speech pathologist, an expert in speech-related issues. There are also national and local organizations that can help give you support and information about speech disorders like stuttering. The National Association on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders website provides ample information on where you can find information and resources in your area, including how to locate a speech pathologist.

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Voice Disorders

Voice Disorders

Some of the most common symptoms of voice disorders are a change in your voice (it becomes either deeper or raspy), you have trouble singing, your throat feels raw or itchy and you find yourself repeatedly clearing your throat. Th...

ese symptoms can be caused by inflammation, respiratory infection, growths on your vocal cords or just by overusing your voice if you are for example a professional singer or a member of a cheerleading squad. If you develop a voice disorder, you may want to see an otolaryngologist to determine the cause of your voice problem.
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