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pattern (stuttering glossary)

In the case of the individual stutterer, refers to the particular way he experiences difficulty in talking, or the specific things he does and the order in which he does these things that interfere with his speaking; the particular sequence of reactions in his stuttering speech behavior.


Definition reprinted with permission from Hood, Stephen B. (editor) available from Stuttering Foundation of America: Stuttering Words (Publication No 2: Speech Foundation of America)