The level of stuttering severity among students with learning disabilities in English language
Keywords:learning disabilities, English language, suttering
The study aimed at identifying the extent of the prevalence of behaviors associated with the phenomenon of stuttering and the degree of its severity among students with learning disabilities in English in the basic stage and its relationship with variables of age and gender. The sample of the study consisted of 310 female and male students from 100 schools in Irbid city, Jordan, in the academic year 2019/2020. The study used a test to measure the the levels of stuttering among students. The results of the study showed that the prevalence of behaviors associated with stuttering of all degrees of severity, simple, medium, and severe, was 0.51% of the study sample. The degree of prevalence of behaviors associated with stuttering was more in males than in females, and the degree of moderate stuttering severity constituted the highest percentage in the study sample. The results also showed that there were no statistically significant differences in the degree of severity of stuttering among primary school children with learning disabilities in English due to the variables of age and gender.
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