In this course, Nina shares her experience and extensive knowledge on the current views of stuttering and stuttering therapy for individuals of all ages. She suggests that outdated and negative views can be a roadblock to treatment success and shared how to do a personal activity to explore our mindset about the treatment of stuttering. Conversely, she outlined positive paradigms and several resources to enhance our mindset, improve our therapy outcomes, and work with families of those who stutter.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
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.
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.
This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEU (Introductory Level, Professional Area)
|2 min: Introduction|
|3 min: Take time to take stock of our own mindset about stuttering and stuttering therapy; preconceived beliefs may become roadblocks|
|4 min: The prevailing mindset within most SLPs and steps to improve|
|3 min: Personal mindset change; self-reflection|
|10 min: Critical stuttering insights; how to “take stock;” what not to do in therapy|
|7 min: Analysis framework; the classifications of functioning; The ICF Model|
|5 min: Causation; therapy: comparison with past and present models|
|5 min: Communications with parents|
|9 min: Where and how to access additional info on stuttering; final thoughts and supportive suggestions|
|12 min: Questions & Answers|
|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. |
|Financial||Nina Reeves received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com. |
|Nonfinancial||No relevant non-financial relationships exist. |