This course will provide a brief overview on the construct of executive functions, in particular those that may relate to childhood stuttering. Empirical evidence on the role of executive functions in childhood stuttering as well as clinical implications for assessment and treatment will be discussed.
- After this course, participants will be able to define and describe the core and higher order executive functions, with a focus on aspects of inhibitory and attentional control.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how various components of executive functions relate to childhood stuttering.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe potential implications of executive functions for the clinical assessment and treatment of childhood stuttering.
|5-15 Minutes||Executive functions|
|15-25 Minutes||Executive functions, temperament, and stuttering|
|25-35 Minutes||Attention regulation and stuttering in young twins|
|35-45 Minutes||ADHD traits and childhood stuttering|
|45-55 Minutes||Clinical implications of executive functions and stuttering|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Hatun Zengin-Bolatkale, PhD, CCC-SLP
Hatun Zengin-Bolatkale is a Research Assistant Professor at Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University. Her research interests involve investigating cortical and autonomic correlates of cognitive and emotional contributions to developmental disorders, specifically, childhood stuttering.
Robin Michael Jones, PhD, CCC-SLP
Robin M. Jones is an assistant professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Jones's primary research interest relates to childhood stuttering, with a focus on emotional, cognitive and linguistic contributions to stuttering as well as empirical assessment and treatment of stuttering.
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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