20Q: Early Childhood Stuttering: Less-Direct and More-Direct Treatment

Course: #8978Level: Intermediate1 Hour 627 Reviews
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This course addresses key issues in the treatment of early childhood stuttering, with a focus on less-direct and more-direct treatment approaches. The course will discuss ways that clinicians can draw upon various approaches to develop individualized treatment so that each child’s and family’s individual needs are addressed.

Course created on September 6, 2019

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define and differentiate less-direct therapy, more-direct therapy, and operant conditioning therapy as they apply to young children who stutter.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe two less-direct aspects of therapy that can be used to help parents create a fluency-facilitating environment.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify two ways in which parents can help their young children who stutter develop healthy, appropriate attitudes toward speaking and stuttering.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe two more-direct aspects of therapy that can be used to help children improve their speech fluency and communication as a whole.

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Presenter Disclosure: Scott Yaruss - Financial: Scott Yaruss is author, co-author, or editor of several booklets, books, and brochures on stuttering, co-owner of the publishing company, Stuttering Therapy Resources, and is also co-author of the Overall Assessment of the Speaker's Experience of Stuttering (OASES), for which he receives royalties from Pearson. Nonfinancial: Scott is a member of National Stuttering Foundation. He has biases toward particular treatment methods for childhood stuttering. Nina Reardon-Reeves - Financial: Nina Reardon-Reeves is co-author of Early Childhood Stuttering Therapy: A Practical Guide, and is co-owner of the publishing company, Stuttering Therapy Resources. She owns a private practice in San Diego. Nonfinancial: As a clinician, Nina Reardon-Reeves has a bias toward particular treatment methods for childhood stuttering. She is a member of the National Stuttering Association.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

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


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. 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

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.