Effectiveness of intensive, group therapy for teenagers who stutter

The authors reported using a five week baseline, two week intensive treatment, and five week consolidation with a ten month follow up. Video recording of reading and conversation tasks were done by participants. The authors reported significant treatment effect for participants in the short and medium terms; longer term data was not available. The project began with three participants; one completed all required recordings.

Fry, J., Millard, S. and Botterill, W. (2013), Effectiveness of intensive, group therapy for teenagers who stutter. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders. doi: 10.1111/1460-6984.1205

About rickyWburk

Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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