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Gradual Increase in the Length and Complexity of the Utterance

The "Gradual Increase in the Length and Complexity of the Utterance." After working successfully with the child to produce utterances that are linguistically short and uncomplicated, the clinician gradually works to increase their length and complexity.
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Definition reprinted with permission from Hood, Stephen B. (editor) available from Stuttering Foundation of America: Stuttering Words (Publication No 2: Speech Foundation of America)