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Outcomes of a Combined Mindfulness, Stuttering Modification, and Fluency Shaping Intervention for Children who Stutter

A week-long intervention for five school-age children who stutter was implemented using techniques of fluency shaping, stuttering management, and mindfulness training. The purpose of this study was to investigate if children who stutter stuttered less frequently, stuttered with less struggle, … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Attributes as Predictors of Treatment Outcomes in Children Who Stutter

A recent U.S.-based survey (Boyle et al,. 2011) estimated stuttering prevalence in American children ages 3-17 years at 1.6% or 1 in 63 children. In comparison to the reported 1 in 68 school age children living with Autism Spectrum Disorder … Continue reading

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The effectiveness of mindfulness-based interventions for supporting people with intellectual disabilities-a narrative review

The authors reviewed 18 studies that used mindfulness-based interventions to influence the behavior of people with intellectual disabilities, to improve their quality of life, and to reduce challenging behavior. The authors report on their assessment of the clinical and academic impact … Continue reading

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