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Best Practices for Stuttering Assessment and Treatment Including the Role of Support Groups

Course: #9225Level: Intermediate 2 Hours 3184 Reviews

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

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Course Type: Video, Audio

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.2 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.2; Kansas LTS-S1370/2.0; SAC/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to name 3 different stuttering support communities, and the special focus of each group.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to create 2-3 realistic, community-oriented treatment goals that are within the scope of speech therapy.
  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe assessment principles to target all aspects of stuttering across age ranges.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe at least 3 treatment activities for children and adults who stutter.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
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


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Presenter Disclosure: Craig Coleman - Financial: Craig Coleman was paid an honorarium for this presentation. He is co-owner of the Stuttering Academy, and co-authored and receives royalties for the OASES. Non-financial: Craig is a board-certified specialist in Stuttering, and serves on the ASHA Board of Directors. Katie Gore - Financial: Katie Gore was paid an honorarium for this presentation. She is the founder/director of a communication therapy and consulting company in Chicago. Nonfinancial: Katie is a founder and former leader of a National Stuttering Association chapter, former member of the NSA Board of Directors, and founder and current Board Member of Shared Voices Chicago.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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