Definition reprinted with permission from Hood, Stephen B. (editor) available from Stuttering Foundation of America: Stuttering Words (Publication No 2: Speech Foundation of America)
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biofeedback (stuttering glossary)
The measurement of physical activity and the display of this activity to the user in real-time so that the person can develop awareness and control of the activity. Some clinical programs make use of biofeedback to help the stutterer modify the activities needed for fluent speech production: e.g., respiration, phonation and articulation.