Recent findings of longitudinal studies of children who stutter have advanced our understanding of stuttering persistence and recovery. These findings will be presented along with implications for assessment and treatment of developmental stuttering.
Course created on March 7, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe current research findings comparing children who recover to those who persist in stuttering.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify key components of speech, language, emotion, motor, and other domains to incorporate into a holistic assessment of developmental stuttering in 2-6 year-olds.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to utilize assessment findings to individualize treatment for 2-6 year-old children who stutter.
|5-20 Minutes||Findings of Longitudinal Studies Differentiating Children Who Persist versus Those Who Recover from Stuttering|
|20-40 Minutes||Applying Research Findings to Holistic Assessment of Developmental Stuttering (ages 2-6)|
|40-55 Minutes||Case Examples Demonstrating Utilization of Assessment Findings for Individualized Treatment of Stuttering (ages 2-6)|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Ellen M. Kelly, PhD, CCC-SLP
Ellen M. Kelly, PhD, CCC-SLP, is Associate Professor, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences and Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Founding Director, Stuttering Foundation Program at Vanderbilt, and Executive Director, Camp T.A.L.K.S. (Talking And Learning with Kids who Stutter). Her areas of interest include developmental stuttering and counseling related to communication disorders. She provides clinical service to those who stutter and their families, teaches, supervises, and studies developmental stuttering. She has presented and published clinical and research methods and findings nationally and internationally.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with Vanderbilt University Bill Wilkerson Center.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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