The King's Speech puts spotlight on stuttering

8:06 AM, Jan 13, 2011   |    comments
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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. -- Two decades ago, the movie Rain Man, placed autism in the national spotlight. Now, another movie is raising awareness for another often misunderstood condition.

New film, The King's Speech, is a british drama about King George VI's battle to defeat stuttering. According the National Stuttering Association, 3 million Americans suffer from the disorder.

Linda Hinderscheit, Clinical Specialist at the University of Minnesota joined us on KARE 11 News Sunrise with more on the causes of stuttering.

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