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Comprehensive view of stuttering – Implications for assessment and treatment

The authors utilize the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (World Health Organization) to recommend assessment and treatment goals for school-age children who stutter. Coleman, Craig & Yaruss, J. Scott. (2014). Comprehensive view of stuttering – Implications for assessment … Continue reading

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Psychological characteristics and perceptions of stuttering of adults who stutter with and without support group experience

The author compared adults who stutter with and without support group experience on measures of self-esteem, self-efficacy, life satisfaction, self-stigma, perceived stuttering severity, perceived origin and future course of stuttering, and importance of fluency. The author reported the findings support … Continue reading

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Safety behaviors in speech treatment for adults who stutter

The authors of this study sought to investigate safety behaviors that might be used by adults during treatment for stuttering, and considered five safety behavior categories: (1) general safety behaviors, (2) practice and rehearsal, (3) general avoidance, (4) choosing safe … Continue reading

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International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference 10/1-22/13

CLICK  HERE TO VISIT THE 2013 ISAD CONFERENCE

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How to get the best speech therapy for your child who stutters

The challenge for parents of children who have a Fluency Disorder (e.g. stuttering) is finding a clinician who understands stuttering and is experienced in working with children who have Fluency Disorder. Find Board Recognized Specialists in Fluency Disorders nearest you at the … Continue reading

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