Week-Long Speech Therapy May Improve Stuttering
Updated: Mar 8, 2020
Study Shows Brain Changes After Speech Therapy
By Denise Mann
FROM THE WEBMD ARCHIVES
Aug. 8, 2012 -- A week-long, intense course of speech therapy may help reduce stuttering, a new study shows. What's more, improvements in speech corresponded with actual brain changes documented on MRI scans.In the study of 28 people who stuttered and 13 who did not, stutterers who participated in speech therapy three times a day for one week improved compared with stutterers who did not get the speech therapy.