This course will discuss how the stigma of stuttering, advocacy, empathy, caseload management, and the structure of various settings in which we work (e.g., schools, medical settings, university clinics) impact our work with people who stutter, across the lifespan. Case scenarios involving ethics and stuttering will be presented for participants' consideration.
Course created on September 19, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the key components of ASHA's ethical standards related to stuttering.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss how stigma, advocacy, caseload management, and our competencies matter in various settings.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe ways to solve ethical dilemma cases involving people of various ages who stutter.
|5-10 Minutes||ASHA ethical principles and code of ethics|
|10-20 Minutes||Stuttering: Stigma and (self-) advocacy|
|20-30 Minutes||Caseload management and our professional competencies in working with people who stutter|
|30-45 Minutes||Structure of various settings: Assessment of stuttering (e.g., Screening)|
|45-60 Minutes||Structure of various settings: Treatment of stuttering (e.g., IEPs)|
|60-70 Minutes||Cases involving children who stutter|
|70-80 Minutes||Cases involving teens and adults who stutter|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Lisa R. LaSalle, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Lisa LaSalle is Professor and Chair in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at University of Redlands. She is an ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist with specialty training in stuttering and fluency disorders. Dr. LaSalle has taught and supervised clinic in (under-)graduate programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders for twenty-five years. She has published widely on many speech fluency-related topics including preschoolers who stutter, concomitant disorders associated with stuttering, cluttering, and use of medications with those who stutter.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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