Psychosocial Speech Disability (Stuttering): Transforming Ourselves and Society

Psychosocial Speech Disability (Stuttering): Transforming Ourselves and Society

Published : 2021-06-14
Author : Michael Sugarman, MSW – Contact: Disabled World (Disabled-World.com)

Synopsis: A psychosocial disability arises when people who stutter interact in a social environment that presents barriers to their equality with others.

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Some people who stutter object to the use of the word disability to describe their experiences. I, personally, prefer the term psychosocial disability because people who stutter face barriers in their lives that others do not.

Psychosocial disability is not a diagnosis. It refers to the functional impact and barriers with which we may cope as people living with a [...]

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