This course is Part 4 in a four-part series. It will provide an overview of stuttering peer support communities and the clinical importance of incorporating community experience into therapy. Current research and practical application questions will address goal writing, SLP roles and responsibilities, and common challenges connecting therapy to the community. Case studies will be shared to highlight assessment and treatment across various age ranges. (Part 1 - Course 9278, Part 2 - Course 9286, Part 3 - Course 9301)
Course created on May 26, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to name 3 different stuttering support communities, and the special focus of each group.
- After this course, participants will be able to create 2-3 realistic, community-oriented treatment goals that are within the scope of speech therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe two cultural issues pertaining to SLP involvement in stuttering communities, and best practices for navigating this as a non-stuttering clinician.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe assessment principles to target all aspects of stuttering across age ranges.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least 3 treatment activities for children and adults who stutter.
|5-15 Minutes||Communities overview|
|15-25 Minutes||Incorporating community into speech therapy|
|25-40 Minutes||Writing goals for the community|
|40-55 Minutes||Cultural and historical considerations|
|55-60 Minutes||The Role of the SLP|
|60-80 Minutes||Assessment and treatment - Preschool example|
|80-100 Minutes||Assessment and treatment - School-age example|
|100-115 Minutes||Assessment and treatment - Adult example|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
MA CCC-SLP, BCS-F, ASHA Fellow
Craig Coleman, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, ASHA-F is the Department Chairperson of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Edinboro University and a Board-Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He currently serves as the Vice President for Planning of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Craig was a previous Coordinator of ASHA Special Interest Group 4: Fluency and Fluency Disorders. Craig collaborated on the child versions of the Overall Assessment of the Child's Experience of Stuttering (OASES), which assesses the affective and cognitive components of stuttering.
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