An Overview of Managing Stuttering in Japan

The authors describe the rapid development of speech-language pathology in Japan since the governmental licensing started in 1997 and summarize the current trends in assessing and treating stuttering for preschoolers, school-age children, adolescents, and adults. The authors discuss issues and challenges faced by speech-language pathologists in managing stuttering.

Chu, Shin Ying, Sakai, Naomi, and Mori, Koichi. (2014). An Overview of Managing Stuttering in Japan. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. Doi:10.1011/2014_AJSLP-13-0085

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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