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Course # 5510
Clinical Approaches to Facilitate Change in Students Who Stutter

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Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Course Abstract

This course will discuss current treatment techniques and activities to address negative attitudes and thinking of children & teens who stutter, along with clinical approaches to develop these skills.
Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

This course was recorded on July 27, 2012


Handouts are available for this course. You must be signed in and registered for this event to access them.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to describe clinical approaches to the evaluation and treatment of attitudinal issues in Children/Teens who stutter.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe treatment strategies that can be utilized to deal with negative attitudes and/or cognitive distortions.
  • After this course, participants will be able to list clinician created treatment ideas and activities to deal with negative attitudes in children/teens who stutter.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introductions/Overview
5-15 Minutes Attitudinal Measures: CWS/TWS
15-45 Minutes Activities for Changing Attitudes
45-55 Minutes Carryover Strategies
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

Average Rating

(361 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 100 most recent comments out of 361 reviews

Review by: Member on January 29, 2016
Very relevant topic. Information is clear. Variety of examples of assessment and treatment tools
Review by: Mark on January 17, 2016
Nice review, got one new idea for an 11th grade student
Review by: Member on January 15, 2016
course was focused on treatment with some good specifics
Review by: Chris on January 3, 2016
-Well presented-Good Examples-Adequate explanations
Review by: Donna on December 31, 2015
Emotions of speech dysfluency
Review by: Member on December 31, 2015
Very well sequenced material, and great handouts ready to use.
Review by: Regina on December 31, 2015
All the handouts that can be used with clients directly.
Review by: Member on December 29, 2015
Student examples.
Review by: Member on December 29, 2015
The information
Review by: Stephanie on December 28, 2015
The instructor provides some good handouts.
Review by: Member on December 28, 2015
different examples of treatment techniques with handouts
Review by: Jennifer on December 26, 2015
Very informative
Review by: Sandra on December 26, 2015
Examples of how to change a student's thinking....turning a negative into a positive. This will be an important skill for any student, especially teens, as they move into young adulthood.
Review by: Deborah on December 26, 2015
overall information
Review by: Elaine on December 22, 2015
This course centered on involving the client, and letting it be client centered.
Review by: Member on December 21, 2015
Review by: Melissa on December 21, 2015
It was relevant to my current caseload.
Review by: Member on December 20, 2015
The presenter gave a clear insight into the difficulties that students who stutter must endure, and she provided concrete techniques to facilitate improved confidence and the ability to communicate in a more settings, effectively.
Review by: Sheila on December 17, 2015
Provided lots of materials/ideas for therapy.
Review by: Member on December 15, 2015
Presentation was monotonous; could have used some video clips of key ideas or strategies
Review by: Member on December 15, 2015
Very well presented. Lots of practical information.
Review by: Member on December 10, 2015
great information
Review by: Detlev on December 10, 2015
Specific examples.
Review by: bonnie on December 10, 2015
clarity and relevance
Review by: Member on December 9, 2015
New tx ideas!
Review by: Michele on December 8, 2015
client examples
Review by: Ana on December 7, 2015
great review
Review by: Nancy on December 7, 2015
Excellent information
Review by: izlia on December 7, 2015
Explained how to evaluate the stuttering disorders.
Review by: Member on December 7, 2015
Straight forward
Review by: Member on December 6, 2015
New information on tools for stuttering
Review by: Member on December 2, 2015
Well organized and good student examples.
Review by: Kaylene on November 22, 2015
Great examples of students' treatment activities.
Review by: Member on November 10, 2015
solid samples of functional therapy techniques
Review by: Member on November 9, 2015
thanks so much for informative handouts
Review by: Member on November 5, 2015
Seemed to be a lot of technical issues
Review by: Jane on November 2, 2015
The speaker who seems like she is probably a great clinician was a very dry presenter. Too much reading.
Review by: Member on November 1, 2015
While the presentation was slightly dry, the information was useful.
Review by: Member on October 30, 2015
good info
Review by: Marjorie on October 29, 2015
I understand the importance of addressing the reactions and emotions of people who stutter to treat the disorder as a whole. While I don't buy into psychotherapy techniques, this course did have some very helpful info and useful tips.
Review by: Member on October 26, 2015
I was hoping for some information for younger clients.
Review by: MARILISA on September 22, 2015
Practical and well organized.
Review by: Member on September 18, 2015
Excellent information and great use of examples.
Review by: Member on September 15, 2015
Would like to have more understanding of the approaches to TX.
Review by: Suzanne on September 13, 2015
I liked the supplemental handouts that were discussed at the end but there was a glitch with the microphone and accessing the handouts.
Review by: Jennifer on September 7, 2015
Review by: Lori on August 21, 2015
Great information!
Review by: Cheryl on August 12, 2015
Useful information to use with my students who stutter including the powerpoint about attitudes.
Review by: Member on August 7, 2015
The Powerpoint and examples of student work were the best part.
Review by: Mary Beth on July 31, 2015
Good information
Review by: Valerie on June 27, 2015
the material on emotional aspects stuttering has on clients was very useful.
Review by: Wendy on June 22, 2015
specific examples
Review by: Mina on June 21, 2015
Very clear course
Review by: simone on June 18, 2015
Review by: Kathy on June 17, 2015
Diane always has wonderful ideas for children and teens who stutter.
Review by: Callie on June 9, 2015
well put together
Review by: norma on May 18, 2015
Valid information relevant for treatment
Review by: carolyn on May 14, 2015
I appreciate the handouts that the instructor actually uses in her practice.
Review by: Vija on April 20, 2015
Very important information for fluency therapy.
Review by: Monica on April 17, 2015
I liked the student examples.
Review by: Susan on April 1, 2015
Helpful information for evaluations and therapy
Review by: Amanda on March 25, 2015
Presenter provided great suggestions/handouts of activities to use with students.
Review by: Allyson on March 25, 2015
Information to encourage and enhance self monitoring with teens and help them create feedback to self monitor
Review by: Crystal on March 15, 2015
Good, "real world" examples when sharing students' power point presentations.
Review by: Kimiko on March 1, 2015
The information shared by the students.
Review by: Kayla on February 3, 2015
It was very well organized.
Review by: Donna on December 19, 2014
Provided many examples of ways to work on students' attitudes toward stuttering
Review by: Elizabeth on December 10, 2014
There were some really good practical ideas that I had never thought of before like taping the student's experiences and successful techniques and showing them to others when you don't have enough for a group.
Review by: Natalya on December 1, 2014
Material; treatment ideas
Review by: Michelle on September 17, 2014
I enjoyed the content of the course. I get bored watching power-points.
Review by: Julie on September 10, 2014
Good examples of tools/strategies/techniques to use in therapy. Handouts were helpful too!
Review by: Karol on August 3, 2014
Student contribution included in presentation
Review by: Sherry on July 22, 2014
Idea of using power points to connect students who cannot be grouped.
Review by: Connie on June 18, 2014
New strategies to link individuals to information from others that stutterPositive negative thought activities
Review by: Dana on June 4, 2014
Handouts were helpful
Review by: Georgia on May 24, 2014
The presenter didn't seem thoroughly familiar with the sequence of material to be presented..too many pauseses and uncertainty.
Review by: Megan on April 6, 2014
treatment activities
Review by: Gabriel on January 24, 2014
learned new information about stuttering
Review by: Cindy on January 2, 2014
good practical suggestions
Review by: Esther on December 29, 2013
clear, and informative
Review by: Melinda on December 24, 2013
Examples from students who stutter
Review by: Cynthia on December 10, 2013
Sharing of tools and activities to use with children and teens.
Review by: DeeAnne on December 4, 2013
The information was very helpful and gives great ideas for addressing the "counseling" side of therapy.
Review by: Clara on November 21, 2013
Iwill apply some of these thoughts to my students.
Review by: Jan on November 10, 2013
supplemental handout was very helpful
Review by: Kathy on October 31, 2013
good examples of questions to ask to explore overall communication of the PWS
Review by: Taryn on October 30, 2013
Liked the idea of the client focusing on the postive instead of the negative.
Review by: Gabriella on October 13, 2013
Great presentation! I loved the information she shared from her clients
Review by: Hope on October 9, 2013
Extremely organized, good examples, and to the point with a good mix of story telling
Review by: Jill on October 4, 2013
Very practical advise that I can immediately implement with clients. Loved the power point presentations!
Review by: Antoniea on August 25, 2013
I really liked the soft, steady speaking rate of the speaker. The organization of the information and the straight forward, common sense approaches that she provided.
Review by: Anzhela on August 12, 2013
I like the handouts that I can use in therapy.
Review by: Alyson on August 8, 2013
Easy to understand
Review by: Valerie on July 29, 2013
good examples of activities
Review by: rachel on July 24, 2013
the handout examples
Review by: James on July 22, 2013
good basic info on fluency.
Review by: Rebecca on May 31, 2013
Great info!
Review by: Donna on May 20, 2013
Examples and techniques were clearly explained.
Review by: Marilee on May 8, 2013
Gave practical suggestions of what to do in therapy.
Review by: Patricia on April 28, 2013
The fact that the students are included in the therapy/treatment by sharing their ideas and feelings in a slide presentation.

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Course Presenter

diane c games

Diane C. Games, M.A., CCC-SLP

Diane Games, M.A., a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist, is in private practice in the Cincinnati area.  As a Board Recognized Specialist- Fluency Disorders, she currently serves as coordinator of the ASHA Special Interest Group: Fluency and Fluency Disorders.   She also coordinates the annual Fluency Friday Plus program for children/teens who stutter in the Cincinnati area.  In 2010, she was awarded the National Stuttering Association Speech Pathologist of the Year.

Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose. Nonfinancial: Coordinator of the ASHA Special Interest Group: Fluency and Fluency Disorders and of the annual Fluency Friday Plus program for children/teens who stutter in the Cincinnati area.

Continuing Education Information

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.

Please Note: The exam and course evaluation must be completed within 30 days of course registration.

To participate in the course, complete the exam, and earn continuing education credit (where applicable), you must be a CEU Total Access member.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)

Kansas Dept of Health & Environment

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.

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