Tag Archives: treatment

The Influence of Methylphenidate on the Frequency of Stuttering – A Randomized Controlled Trial

The authors reported that, recently, a case report described a decrease in frequency of stuttering after intake of methylphenidate (MPH). The authors sought undertaken this investigation to see if this effect could again be reproduced in a population of young … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Regional brain activity change predicts responsiveness to treatment for stuttering in adults

This study investigated whether brain activity could predict progress during stuttering treatment for 21 dextral adults who stutter (AWS). At the end of the initial treatment phase decreased activation within a single region, L. putamen was highly predictive of successful … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Developmentally Sensitive Behavioral Treatment of a 4-Year-Old, Korean Girl With Selective Mutism

This case study demonstrates how behavioral treatment strategies emphasizing behavioral reinforcement techniques can be applied in developmentally appropriate ways to treat young, bilingual children with selective mutism. Jacob, Marni L., Suveg, Cynthia, and Shaffer, Anne. (2013). Developmentally Sensitive Behavioral Treatment … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Effectiveness of intensive, group therapy for teenagers who stutter

The authors reported using a five week baseline, two week intensive treatment, and five week consolidation with a ten month follow up. Video recording of reading and conversation tasks were done by participants. The authors reported significant treatment effect for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Behavioral treatments for children and adults who stutter: a review

This paper provides a brief overview of stuttering followed by a synopsis of current approaches to treat stuttering in children and adults. Treatment is discussed in terms of multifactorial, operant, speech restructuring, and anxiolytic approaches. Blomgren, Michael. (2013). Behavioral treatments … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment