This is Part 1 of a four-part series. This course will cover current research and trends in stuttering. Specifically, information related to risk factors and epidemiology, as well as the foundational knowledge needed to assess and treat stuttering, will be addressed. Additionally, assessment of people who stutter will be described through the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) model, which focuses on all aspects of stuttering, beyond the surface-level characteristics. (Part 2 - Course 9286, Part 3 - Course 9301, Part 4 - Course 9304)
Course created on May 7, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to list risk factors associated with chronic stuttering for young children.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe current research trends in the epidemiology of stuttering.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe foundational principles of stuttering assessment and treatment.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the components of the ICF model.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 2-3 examples of specific assessment goals related to the ICF model.
- After this course, participants will be able to develop treatment goals for people who stutter, based on assessment data.
|5-30 Minutes||Foundational knowledge|
|30-45 Minutes||Risk factors|
|60-80 Minutes||ICF framework|
|80-100 Minutes||Assessment tools|
|100-115 Minutes||Developing goals|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
MA CCC-SLP, BCS-F, ASHA Fellow
Craig Coleman, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, ASHA-F is the Department Chairperson of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Edinboro University and a Board-Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He currently serves as the Vice President for Planning of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Craig was a previous Coordinator of ASHA Special Interest Group 4: Fluency and Fluency Disorders. Craig collaborated on the child versions of the Overall Assessment of the Child's Experience of Stuttering (OASES), which assesses the affective and cognitive components of stuttering.
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