Speech Disfluencies: Definition & Types Video


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What is a speech disfluency?

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1. Which of the following types of speech disfluencies is associated with stuttering?

2. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many types of normal disfluencies and those associated with stuttering. To help you understand speech disfluencies, this quiz and worksheet will test you on the details of normal speech disfluencies and those associated with stuttering.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of speech disfluency and stuttering
  • How stuttering develops
  • The types of normal speech disfluencies people experience
  • Types of speech disfluencies associated with stuttering

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related speech disfluencies lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as normal disfluencies and disfluencies associated with stuttering
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding speech disfluencies

Additional Learning

To learn more about speech disfluencies, review the accompanying lesson Speech Disfluencies: Definition & Types. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define speech disfluency and stuttering
  • Examine the types of normal speech disfluencies
  • Understand the types of disfluencies associated with stuttering
  • Know how stuttering develops