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  • Lori Melnitsky

Is Prolonged Speech unnatural?

In honor of National Stuttering Awareness Week and a special thank you to Marcia for reminding me to blog. Yes, when you first start prolonging speech it can sound unnatural but honestly so is stuttering to the uneducated listener.  It did change my life. It encourages a slower start and lets your vocal folds vibrate easier.  Some need it on more words than others. Some need proper breath control and some do not. There are various ways to help people who stutter.

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