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Disfluencies in the Down’s Syndrome Population and Implications for Treatment
Course Learning Outcomes
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the characteristics of stuttering in the Down’s syndrome population.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the effects of Down’s syndrome on language and fluency.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe a therapeutic framework of decreasing demands for children with Down’s syndrome.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction: Defining speech and language characteristics of children with Down’s syndrome|
|15-30 Minutes||Stuttering-like disfluencies in the speech of children with Down’s syndrome|
|30-45 Minutes||The effect of Down’s syndrome on processes of language and fluency|
|45-55 Minutes||Therapeutic implications: Decreasing demands|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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