Stuttering is a complicated condition that involves more than just the production of speech disfluencies. This course will address how speech-language pathologists can use the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) to describe the entirety of the stuttering disorder to enhance both the assessment and treatment of stuttering. Goal writing and various treatment approaches for young children who stutter will be discussed. 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 18, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the World Health Organizations International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF).
- After this course, participants will be able to list 4 ways in which the ICF relates to stuttering.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 strategies for assessing impairment, reactions, and impact.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 strategies for treating impairment, reactions, and impact.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify treatment goals for children who stutter.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least three treatment approaches for young children who stutter.
|0-15 Minutes||What is the ICF?|
|15-30 Minutes||How does ICF relate to stuttering?|
|30-60 Minutes||How can the ICF help us improve assessment and treatment of stuttering|
|60-90 Minutes||Treatment Options for Young Children who Stutter|
|90-115 Minutes||Goal Writing and Stuttering Treatment|
|115-120 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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.
J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F
J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, F-ASHA is a researcher and clinician who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of stuttering across the lifespan. He recently joined the faculty of Michigan State University as Professor of Communicative Sciences and Disorders after 19 years at the University of Pittsburgh. Scott has served on the Board of Directors for the National Stuttering Association (NSA) and on the Steering Committee of the ASHA Special Interest Division for Fluency and Fluency Disorders. His research focuses on the development of stuttering in young children, as well as the evaluation of stuttering treatment outcomes. He has published 70 peer-reviewed papers and 115 other articles, chapters, and books about stuttering, including the Overall Assessment of the Speaker’s Experience of Stuttering (OASES). He frequently presents continuing education workshops designed to help speech-language pathologists improve their confidence and competence in helping individuals who stutter (www.Yaruss.com).
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