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SLP Course Details

Course # 5525
Cluttering: Functional Treatment Techniques

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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 present four key strategies in assisting a client to manage cluttering. Material will be applicable to both child and adult clients.
Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.


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Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to state one way to address the goal area of “what I say” with a cluttering client.
  • After this course, participants will be able to state one way to address the goal area of “how I say it” with a cluttering client.
  • After this course, participants will be able to name one activity for helping a client develop self-regulation of speech.
  • After this course, participants will be able to name one reason eye contact is an integral part of cluttering therapy.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe why normalizing the process of communication repair is important in cluttering therapy.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction and Overview
10-55 Minutes Treatment strategies
55-60 Minutes Concluding thoughts and questions

Average Rating

(1107 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 100 most recent comments out of 1107 reviews

Review by: Member on April 22, 2014
Interesting information. Great resource sites.
Review by: Member on April 12, 2014
This is not often addressed and it's helpful to have the disorder broken down, what to look for and how to assist in repair!
Review by: Member on March 14, 2014
There is very little information about cluttering out there. This is very useable information for a student I am working with.
Review by: Member on March 11, 2014
The information was clearly presented with concrete examples.
Review by: Member on March 4, 2014
Gave specific therapeutic examples.
Review by: Member on February 26, 2014
The use of examples was excellent.
Review by: Member on February 25, 2014
It had great examples.
Review by: Member on February 25, 2014
n/a
Review by: Member on February 25, 2014
This course provided the participant with a clear description on how to identify cluttering from stuttering.
Review by: Member on February 23, 2014
It was a functional and practical approach that a therapist could use immediately.
Review by: Member on February 15, 2014
This course clarified the similarities and differences between stuttering and cluttering for me.
Review by: Member on February 11, 2014
I am more informed about Cluttering after this course..several resources cited for further study
Review by: Member on February 9, 2014
Well organized with good ideas in treatment
Review by: Member on February 9, 2014
definition and treatment strategies broken down by components
Review by: Member on February 7, 2014
Practical strategies were provided. The instructor was very knowledgable about the topic.
Review by: Member on January 28, 2014
Clear, informative presentation.
Review by: Member on January 27, 2014
Information was concise and organized.
Review by: Member on January 19, 2014
Well-organized with practical examples and strategies. Two students came to mind as I read the information.
Review by: Member on January 4, 2014
Specific examples
Review by: Member on December 31, 2013
Very straight-forward and organized information. Didn't focus too much on all the background theory....as a therapist, I am far more interested in the therapeutic application.
Review by: Member on December 31, 2013
good treatment strategies for people with cluttering
Review by: Member on December 30, 2013
all of it
Review by: Member on December 30, 2013
The presenter provided in a clear and concise manner the definition of cluttering, how it differs from stuttering, and methods to address it, based upon rationale for specific communication issues.
Review by: Member on December 30, 2013
Practical and kind approach for a frustrating problem
Review by: Member on December 30, 2013
It had good therapy suggestions.
Review by: Member on December 30, 2013
Excellent treatment strategies! By far, the best online course I have taken!
Review by: Member on December 29, 2013
Clear definitions and distinctions, good treatment strategies all provided in content
Review by: Member on December 29, 2013
Very well laid out and excellent information. I have a friend who is a clutterer, and I now have a better understanding of intervention techniques.
Review by: Member on December 29, 2013
The speaker presented information in a logical and organized manner that facilitated learning. Great information on a topic most SLPs should know more about!
Review by: Member on December 28, 2013
great examples and strategies
Review by: Member on December 27, 2013
Great info. Wish I had read this earlier in my career.
Review by: Member on December 27, 2013
first text seminar...worked for me...great info on rather interesting topic!
Review by: Member on December 27, 2013
The detail given and the systematic approach
Review by: Member on December 27, 2013
Clear examples of cluttering.
Review by: Member on December 19, 2013
Presentation style, clarity, relevance, rich in information and specific strategies to incorporate in work with clients. Very enjoyable!
Review by: Member on December 17, 2013
It is an area I am not comfortable with my knowledge. She broke it down in a very clear way.
Review by: Member on December 16, 2013
Easy to follow
Review by: Member on December 13, 2013
Clear and concise with practical application.
Review by: Member on December 9, 2013
Content was very informative with good therapy ideas
Review by: Member on December 7, 2013
good overview to successfully manage cluttering
Review by: Member on December 6, 2013
Great information and presentation.
Review by: Member on December 4, 2013
I never really understood cluttering and now I have a much better understanding. I was always told it is like stuttering and that never made sense to be because than wouldn't we disgnose the individual with a stutter and treat it the same way we treat stuttering. This was so helpful!
Review by: Member on December 3, 2013
content
Review by: Member on November 25, 2013
Well organized and specific therapy strategies.
Review by: Member on November 25, 2013
clear, precise information directly related to intervention techniques.
Review by: Member on November 18, 2013
thorough treatment of topic
Review by: Member on November 17, 2013
clearly presented, good examples, well-organized
Review by: Member on November 16, 2013
Well organized
Review by: Member on November 14, 2013
Clearly presented and useful therapy strategies
Review by: Member on November 11, 2013
very good coverage of the topic
Review by: Member on November 2, 2013
Well prepared course about a topic that we don't often hear about.
Review by: Member on October 28, 2013
Well organized and informative
Review by: Member on October 27, 2013
Great strategies which work to move to independence and acknowledgement of what is happening by client.
Review by: Member on October 25, 2013
techniques to enhance self monitoring
Review by: Member on October 24, 2013
I like that it gave examples and also ideas of what to do with these clients rather than just telling how to identify these clients.
Review by: Member on October 24, 2013
gave very concise information on cluttering
Review by: Member on October 24, 2013
very informative
Review by: Member on October 23, 2013
I love courses that tell about the problem and then tell how to treat it in therapy. Be specific. What works, techniques to try, what to say, etc.
Review by: Member on October 22, 2013
Clear and well written. To the point and with good examples and definitions.
Review by: Member on October 17, 2013
It provided the information I need so that I can put it to use today.
Review by: Member on October 14, 2013
I thought this was an excellent presentation because it really explained cluttering in detail. During my graduate program, cluttering was mainly described as "talking too fast." However, this presentation really broke it down for me.
Review by: Member on October 7, 2013
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Review by: Member on October 6, 2013
Organized and clear in the information presented.
Review by: Member on October 2, 2013
Really liked the breakdown of "What I said" vs "How I said it" and treatment explanations for both.
Review by: Member on September 28, 2013
Explanation of strategies
Review by: Member on September 16, 2013
Cluttering was clearly defined, as were steps to treat the disorder
Review by: Member on September 14, 2013
keeping the definition and treatment focused on the actual cluttering and not the language based aspects. The clarity helps with comprehension and treatment strategies.
Review by: Member on September 12, 2013
Cluttering is an area I have had little experience in, and this course helped give me a better understanding of what it looks like and some good ideas for treatment.
Review by: Member on September 7, 2013
I was surprised at it's simplicity
Review by: Member on September 5, 2013
Useful information for an area that does not have a lot of coverage. Thank you!
Review by: Member on September 5, 2013
I liked reading about the differences between stuttering and cluttering, although it still seems like a murky area.
Review by: Member on September 4, 2013
Easy to access, straight forward therapy techniques with examples, ideas that I can apply.
Review by: Member on September 2, 2013
Basic information regarding diagnosis of this disorder
Review by: Member on September 1, 2013
not often addressed in public schools.
Review by: Member on August 31, 2013
Interesting and very useful therapy techniques that can be used immediately.
Review by: Member on August 28, 2013
concise definition of cluttering provided good therapy focus
Review by: Member on August 14, 2013
What A Fascinating & Interesting Course:) I Did Not Really Know Much About Cluttering & Learned A Lot From This Course:)
Review by: Member on August 9, 2013
very organized, clear definition, and examples.
Review by: Member on August 8, 2013
good operational definition of cluttering and excellent therapy ideas.
Review by: Member on August 5, 2013
Well organized and easy to follow.
Review by: Member on July 31, 2013
Challenged by clear understanding of information
Review by: Member on July 30, 2013
well to follow
Review by: Member on July 29, 2013
Clearly organized, practical strategies useful in therapy.
Review by: Member on July 28, 2013
good ideas for therapy intervention
Review by: Member on July 26, 2013
Very informative on a topic that is still very widely misunderstood or confused.
Review by: Member on July 25, 2013
Very informative. Loved the treatment ideas.
Review by: Member on July 24, 2013
Practical suggestions for a rarely discussed topic
Review by: Member on July 24, 2013
Practical approaches to this topic
Review by: Member on July 15, 2013
very specific examples of how to implement strategies.
Review by: Member on July 12, 2013
It gave great therapy techniques and strategies.
Review by: Member on July 11, 2013
Excellent overview of cluttering.
Review by: Member on July 10, 2013
Cluttering was clearly defined. Therapy ideas were concrete and easy to implement.
Review by: Member on July 9, 2013
It was good clear content with good treatment ideas.
Review by: Member on July 9, 2013
Moving from research definition through functional treatment techniques for cluttering was a jewel presentation.
Review by: Member on July 8, 2013
Very practical strategies
Review by: Member on July 8, 2013
clear, concise, useful strategies
Review by: Member on July 7, 2013
I was n.ot as familiar with cluttering vs. stuttering. I can now understand the difference and utilize it more effectively in my caseload
Review by: Member on June 30, 2013
Explanation of the nature of cluttering
Review by: Member on June 29, 2013
The course provided very practical therapy strategies to utilize with the cluttering client
Review by: Member on June 28, 2013
Organized well and with good examples.

Course Information

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Course Presenter

kathleen scaler scott

Kathleen Scaler Scott, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Kathleen Scaler Scott, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Misericordia University and a Board Certified Fluency Specialist and Mentor. She has been a practicing clinician for 17 years in hospital, school, and private practice settings. Dr. Scaler Scott has authored and co-authored several articles and book chapters on the topic of fluency disorders, and is co-editor of the forthcoming textbook, Cluttering: A handbook of research, intervention, and education with Dr. David Ward. Her current research projects include integrated treatment approaches, exploration of language and fluency patterns in autism spectrum disorders, and examination of working memory in cluttering. She has presented numerous papers nationally and internationally in the areas of fluency disorders and social communication disorders. A certified special education and elementary school teacher, Dr. Scaler Scott is also Coordinator of the International Cluttering Association.


Disclosure: This presenter co-edited textbooks/workbooks which are referenced in the bibliography for this course. She has no nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


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.

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

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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

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.


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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