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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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Self-Help Conferences and Change in the Experience of Stuttering: Preliminary Findings and Implications for Self-help Activities

Online self-help activities have improved accessibility for PWS with internet access, but this does not negate the accessibility issue for those without internet access, those who live too far from, or those who prefer in-person activities. Numerous studies have recognized … Continue reading

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Strategies for Teachers to Manage Stuttering in the Classroom: A Call for Research

The 4 most commonly recommended strategies for teachers were found via searches of electronic databases and personal libraries of the authors. The peer-reviewed evidence for each recommendation was subsequently located and detailed. There are varying amounts of evidence for the … Continue reading

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Examining the Classification Accuracy of a Vocabulary Screening Measure With Preschool Children

This study investigated the classification accuracy of the Dynamic Indicators of Vocabulary Skills (DIVS) as a preschool vocabulary screening measure. With a sample of 240 preschoolers, fall and winter DIVS scores were used to predict year-end vocabulary risk using the … Continue reading

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