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self-monitoring

The ability of the stutterer to pay attention to what he is doing while talking: to pay attention to what he is doing while stuttering. Based upon this, the person learns to modify and change his behaviors on the basis of auditory and proprioceptive cues.
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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)