This course will provide specific examples of desensitization activities an SLP may use when working with school-aged children who stutter. The rationale for using these type of activities, and examples of measurable goals and objectives an SLP can include in an individualized education program (IEP) or treatment plan, will be provided.
Course created on October 31, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to implement a variety of clinical activities that address desensitization goals.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the rationales behind using desensitization activities in stuttering therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify measurable goals related to the desensitization of stuttering that align with a client's preferred treatment outcomes.
|5-10 Minutes||ICF Framework and Rationale for Desensitization Activities|
|10-40 Minutes||Treatment Activities|
|40-45 Minutes||Desensitization for the Family|
|45-50 Minutes||Writing Goals and Treatment Outcomes|
|50-55 Minutes||Case Studies|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Brooke Leiman, MA, CCC-SLP
Brooke Leiman MA, CCC-SLP is the Director of the Stuttering Clinic at National Therapy Center. In her time with National Therapy Center, she has worked with preschoolers, school-aged children and adults who stutter. In 2014, she was selected to be on ASHA’s Coordinating Committee Project Team, which helped develop the practice portal on Childhood Fluency Disorders. Brooke was later elected to the Coordinating Committee for ASHA's Special Interest Group for Fluency Disorders for the 2017-2019 term. Brooke hosts a blog, www.stutteringsource.com, that is focused on building awareness and knowledge of stuttering and its treatment.
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