Parent participation is a key component of both the assessment and treatment of a pre-school or school-aged child who stutters. This course will continue with an overview of stuttering and provide strategies and activities that will help guide clinicians through the entire therapeutic process from conducting the initial parent interview through ensuring that family members are active participants in treatment. This course is part of a series of webinars on the topic of stuttering. To register for other courses in the series, please visit: Stuttering Virtual Conference.
Course created on June 16, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the role a parent may play in how a child experiences stuttering.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to develop a blueprint for performing the initial interview of parents of children who stutter.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to properly educate families on stuttering.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify ways to ensure families are active participants in the treatment of children who stutter.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe obstacles that stand in the way of family participation.
|0-30 Minutes||Overview of Stuttering through the Lifespan|
|30-60 Minutes||Evidence-Based Practice in Stuttering|
|60-75 Minutes||Introduction to Working with Familes|
|75-85 Minutes||The Parent Interview: Asking the Right Questions|
|85-95 Minutes||Education: What do parents need to know|
|95-105 Minutes||Treatment: A team approach|
|105-115 Minutes||Problem-solving obstacles to family participation|
|115-120 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Brooke Leiman, MA, CCC-SLP
Brooke Leiman, MA, CCC-SLP is the Director of the Stuttering Clinic at National/Speech Language Therapy Center, with offices in Maryland and DC. She is an affiliate of ASHA’s special interest group on Fluency Disorders and a part of a group of subject-matter experts that helped develop ASHA’s Practice Portal on Childhood Fluency Disorders. Brooke also hosts www.stutteringsource.com, a website dedicated to building awareness and educating others on fluency disorders.
Craig Coleman, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-F
Craig Coleman, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is an assistant professor at Marshall University and a Board-Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. Coleman is currently serving as coordinator of ASHA SIG 4 (Fluency) and as a member of the ASHA ad-hoc committee to revise the scope of practice in speech-language pathology. Craig is an adjunct instructor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Co-Director of the Stuttering U. summer program for children who stutter, their families, and SLPs.
Presenter Disclosure: Craig Coleman - Financial: Craig Coleman authored two children's books on stuttering and receives royalties for the Overall Assessment of the Speaker's Experience of Stuttering (OASES), which he co-authored. He was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. Non-financial: Associate Coordinator of ASHA Special Interest Group 4: Fluency and Fluency Disorders.Brooke Leiman - FInancial: Brooke Leiman was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. Nonfinancial: Afffiliate of ASHA SIG 4 and on Subject Matter Expert Committee for ASHA's Practice Portal.
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