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

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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


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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

(235 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

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.
Review by: Nechama on April 23, 2013
organized, informative
Review by: Alissa on April 16, 2013
gave specific examples of questions to asks/areas to discuss with clients.
Review by: Jill on March 20, 2013
good information
Review by: Angela on March 2, 2013
Well spoken... nice handouts to go along with presentation.
Review by: Julie on February 14, 2013
Learning techniques to inquire your client on his stuttering behaviors.
Review by: Barbara on February 8, 2013
the student samples
Review by: Susan on January 27, 2013
Loved the idea of student created power points!
Review by: Winelly on January 26, 2013
Review by: Amy on December 25, 2012
Examples of students helped to understand theory
Review by: Jenna on December 21, 2012
the examples
Review by: Dolores G. on December 20, 2012
the examples given were extremely helpful
Review by: Dennise on December 20, 2012
Language samples used in powerpoint, proper organization in powerpoint.
Review by: Lacey on December 10, 2012
Please share....
Review by: Ronald on December 8, 2012
Review by: Norma on December 6, 2012
relevant for my clients
Review by: Eileen on November 30, 2012
The course contained many personal experiences and activities that have been developed over time from an experienced clinician. It was really excellent!
Review by: Serena on November 30, 2012
This course was clearly presented, detailed in nature, and filled with specific strategies for immediate implementation.
Review by: Tonya M. on November 16, 2012
Very straightforward
Review by: Deidre on November 9, 2012
The speaker was interesting
Review by: Linda on November 8, 2012
Presenter was organized, presentation was given in a non-rushed manner. You can tell she has spent a lot of time working on rate of speaking with her clients!
Review by: Krista on October 27, 2012
Well organized, useful information.
Review by: Susan on October 23, 2012
Functional treatment approach.
Review by: Donna M. on October 18, 2012
The speaker was able to convey the importance of this aspect of treatment for stuttering
Review by: Maureen on October 16, 2012
Examples of student responses
Review by: Lisa on October 15, 2012
The student generated observations about stuttering included in workshop were insightful and powerful as examples of collaborating with clients in goal setting
Review by: Risa on October 3, 2012
Very specific ideas and information. Excellent supplemental handout.
Review by: Karly on October 2, 2012
I really liked the handouts, and plan to use them with my clients who stutter.
Review by: Ramona on September 17, 2012
Excellent information and presented clearly
Review by: Mary on September 15, 2012
I like that supplemental handouts were included
Review by: Anne on September 12, 2012
Good variety of hands on counseling topics to use with fluency clients.
Review by: Diana on August 30, 2012
Clear and concise presentation.
Review by: kelly on August 27, 2012
the handouts and activities were very applicable.
Review by: Tio on August 26, 2012
I appreciated the handouts of the students' analysis of their stuttering.
Review by: Tracy on August 24, 2012
Easy to understand, organized well, great use of power point and extra handouts that are very useful.
Review by: Deborah on August 14, 2012
examples of kids work, ideas for transferring behaviors
Review by: Elana on August 13, 2012
Reinforced previous knowledge about how to treat stuttering, but poor sound quality.
Review by: Chrystal on August 13, 2012
I really liked all the examples given such as self-discovery questions, and the power point idea is exceptional.
Review by: Jean on August 13, 2012
Student perspectives
Review by: Donna on August 12, 2012
Learning about a new component I can use in my treatment of stuttering.
Review by: Lorie on August 11, 2012
great ideas
Review by: Sherry on August 10, 2012
Ms. Games explained the factors leading to stuttering, how it is a multi-faceted phenomenon and variable with each person's experiences and viewpoint of stuttering and themselves. I liked how she talked about the evaluation being a self-evaluation as well as observation by the therapist. The supplementary handout will be very helpful
Review by: Roberta on August 10, 2012
clinical examplesclear thorough descriptionpace was easy to understand
Review by: Sharon on August 10, 2012
Reference to the variable nature of stuttering as well as consideration of clients' attitudes regarding communication successes/failures
Review by: Sandra on August 8, 2012
info organized, presented well
Review by: Diana on August 7, 2012
The presentation was clear, the handouts are helpful.
Review by: Susan on August 6, 2012
I really liked the idea of using power point to discuss and share ideas with other students.They like technology and it is a non-threatening way for them to share their concerns.
Review by: Jennifer on August 6, 2012
it gave practical ways to deal with the attitudes of stuttering, and how to effect internal thought and emotional change.
Review by: Ken on August 6, 2012
Good slides that went along with the presentation
Review by: Stephanie on August 4, 2012
Gave practical treatment ideas
Review by: Leslie on August 4, 2012
Very good information about techniques that can be used to facilitate more positive attitude toward speech and reduction of dysfluencies.
Review by: Kathy on August 2, 2012
Activities are based on life experiences/not hypothetical.
Review by: Jan on July 31, 2012
Gave me a good update on what is happening with Stuttering therapy......
Review by: Patricia on July 30, 2012
Good insight was given on the importance of including attitudes and personal feelings in the therapy situation
Review by: madelyn on July 28, 2012
Techniques were presented that can be applied to my therapy now.
Review by: Michael on July 27, 2012
The presenter caused me to consider an entire new element in my treatment of these clients. I have not allowed students any room for self discovery, or time to express their own thoughts and feelings about stuttering. This has been an eye opener.

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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

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

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

Kansas Dept of Health & Environment

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