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School-Age Stuttering Therapy: Activities for Increasing Success

1.0 Hours
103
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Course Description

In Nina’s follow-up course, she continued to share her extensive knowledge on the evidence-based views, analysis, and therapy of neurologically based stuttering for individuals 5 years and older. She provided informative answers as to why our typical stuttering therapy is not always effective, as well as five therapy prerequisites complete with insights and activities to use in comprehensive, successful stuttering therapy.


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Objective

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

1
Explain one reason why current stuttering therapy is not always effective.
2
Explain the rationale behind the “listener letter”.
3
List 2 of the prerequisites and briefly explain an activity for each.

About Presenters

Char Boshart

MA, CCC-SLP

Char Boshart is a speech-language pathologist, author, seminar presenter, and president and co-founder of Speech Dynamics, Inc. She graduated with her Master’s degree from Western Michigan University under the extraordinary tutelage of Dr. Charles Van Riper, the “father” of articulation therapy during the final years of his illustrious career. Char began her career in the public schools in the early 70’s with a caseload of over 110 children. Since then, she has worked many years in the public schools, developed and ran her own private practice, and, for seven years was an Assistant Professor and Department Chair of the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department at Loma Linda University in southern California. Her interest in creating effective therapy techniques has evolved into the development of several practical articulation publications, videos (articulation and language), and articles.

Nina Reeves

MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F

Nina Reeves is a licensed, certified Speech-Language Pathologist as well as a board-certified specialist in fluency disorders. Currently, she is employed as staff Fluency Specialist for Frisco Independent School District in the Dallas area, and Fluency Specialist Consultant for San Diego Unified School District in California. Nina is a nationally recognized workshop presenter in the area of fluency disorders, she has authored numerous articles on stuttering, and is the co-author of the acclaimed book Early Childhood Stuttering Therapy: A Practical Guide, published by Stuttering Therapy Resources, Inc.

Additional Information

Speechtherapypd.com
Introductory Level
0.10 ASHA CEU

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Course Timeline

Timeline
2 min: Introduction
5 min: Reasons why our current stuttering therapy methods aren’t always effective
5 min: The neurological piece and the former myths about stuttering
8 min: The Five Prerequisites Overview
30 min: Expanded information and activity suggestions for each of The Five Prerequisites
10 min: Questions & Answers

Course Disclosure

The content of this course is based on the research and experience of the presenter. You are responsible to do your own research to determine if the information and skills taught are appropriate for your clients/students/patients.
Disclosure Statement for Char Boshart
Financial Char Boshart is a speaker for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receive royalty payments. She also owns and operates Speech Dynamics.
Nonfinancial No relevant non-financial relationship exists.
Disclosure Statement for Nina Reeves
Financial Nina Reeves received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com.
Nonfinancial No relevant non-financial relationships exist.

Char Boshart

MA, CCC-SLP

Nina Reeves

MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F

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