This case-based Pearson EBP Brief examined the clinical question, "For individuals who stutter, which behavioral treatment approaches are most effective in promoting fluent speech?" The related literature search & analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision & application to clinical practice, will also be discussed.
Relevant assessment tools for this case are the Goldman-Fristoe Test of Articulation-3 (GFTA-3) and the Goldman-Fristoe Test of Articulation-3rd Edition, Spanish (GFTA-3 Spanish)
Course created on May 1, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the clinical question for an example case scenario.
- After this course, participants will be able to list relevant search criteria for retrieving evidence related to the clinical question.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify factors to consider when evaluating the evidence.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe a clinical decision based on the evidence analysis.
Kimberly Murza, PhD, CCC-SLP
Martine Vanryckeghem, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Martine Vanryckeghem, received her PhD from Southern Illinois University after having worked as a speech-language pathologist in Belgium. Dr. Vanryckeghem, is a professor at the University of Central Florida, ASHA fellow, a Board-Certified Fluency Specialist, and European Fluency Specialist. She has published widely in peer-reviewed journals and has given workshops, internationally, with respect to the assessment, differential diagnosis, and treatment of individuals who stutter. She is the co-author of the Behavior Assessment Battery for Children and Adults who Stutter and the KiddyCAT. For her international endeavors, Prof. Vanryckeghem received ASHA’s Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Contribution in International Achievement. She has been a guest professor at the University of Gent, Belgium and the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. From 1990 until 2000, she was managing editor of the Journal of Fluency Disorders. Dr. Vanryckeghem serves on the Scientific Board of different internationally-based organizations.
Chad Nye, PhD
Anu Subramanian, PhD, CCC-SLP
Anu Subramanian, PhD, CCC-SLP is a clinical associate professor and director of clinical education at the Dept of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa. She supervises graduate students in pediatric clinical placements, including early intervention. Her research interests are in clinical practice in early intervention, stuttering, and clinical education.
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