Stammering or stuttering is a speech disorder causing disrupted flow of speech.
Its causes are not clear but possibilities include:
- Brain injury
- Repetitive sounds or words
- Prolonged sounds or syllables
- Pauses or blocks in speech
There is no cure for this condition but it can be treated with:
- Speech therapy
- Electronic devices to provide auditory feedback in the form of chorus
- Counseling to improve self esteem
There is no known prevention for stammering or stuttering.