This is Part 3 of a four-part series. This course will focus on specific strategies for involving parents/caregivers in stuttering therapy, and promoting self-advocacy skills among clients who stutter. Through the use of case studies, the speakers will problem-solve obstacles commonly faced by speech-language pathologists when addressing these important aspects of therapy.
Course created on May 21, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least 3 reasons why families should be involved in the speech therapy process.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least 3 strategies for actively involving families in the speech therapy process.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe similarities and differences between stuttering-related applications of the medical and social models of disability.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe reasons why promoting self-advocacy skills among clients who stutter is within the scope of practice for speech-language pathology, and clinically meaningful.
|5-20 Minutes||Why we should involve parents/caregivers|
|20-40 Minutes||Strategies for involving parents/caregivers|
|40-60 Minutes||Problem-solving common obstacles to parent/caregiver involvement|
|60-80 Minutes||Models of disability and relevance of advocacy|
|80-105 Minutes||Strategies for promoting advocacy skills|
|105-115 Minutes||Writing advocacy goals for clients who stutter|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Brooke Leiman Edwards, MA, CCC-SLP
Brooke Leiman Edwards MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-F is a board-certified specialist in fluency and fluency disorders and the Director of the Stuttering Clinic at National Therapy Center. Brooke currently holds a position on the Coordinating Committee for ASHA's Special Interest Group for Fluency Disorders and is on the Executive Board for the American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders. She also is the Graduate Student Training Program Coordinator for FRIENDS, the National Association of Young People Who Stutter.
Hope Gerlach, PhD, CCC-SLP
Hope Gerlach PhD, CCC-SLP is an assistant professor at Western Michigan University. Her research focuses on identifying and reducing disparities in quality of life between people who stutter and typically fluent speakers. Currently, she is studying the roles of stigma and identity-related factors in psychological distress among people who stutter. She has been actively involved in support organizations for people who stutter and has worked as a speech-language pathologist at several summer camps for youth who stutter. She remains clinically engaged through supervision with graduate students and clients who stutter of all ages at the Charles Van Riper Language, Speech, and Hearing Clinic.
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