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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.

Topography of Stuttering IN Cantonese

This is the first study to investigate the behavioral nature (topography) of stuttering in Cantonese. Cantonese, a Sino-Tibetan language, is both tonal and syllable-timed. Previous studies of stuttering topography have mainly been in Western languages, which are mainly stress-timed. Methods: … Continue reading

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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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In-home online therapy for stuttering

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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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