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Breaking Away From the Fluent Lens: Using Scaling and Challenges to Empower Kids and Teens

2.0 Hours

Course Description

Most speech-language pathologists view stuttering through the lens of fluency. This course will introduce practical strategies for refocusing on empowering clients who stutter to speak confidently and achieve their own speaking goals. Scaling can be used to identify clients’ personal goals and manage tension while speaking in their authentic voices. Communication, voluntary stuttering, and art challenges help clients’ work towards their goals.

Related Courses:
Stuttering Conference Part 1: Treating Children, Teens, and Adults Who Stutter From a Holistic Perspective
Stuttering Conference Part 2: Counseling Principles: Integrate Emotional/Cognitive Components to Stuttering Tx
Stuttering Conference Part 3: Community-Centered Stuttering Assessment and Treatment
Stuttering Conference Part 4: Breaking Away from the Fluent Lens: Using Scaling & Challenges to Empower Kids

All 1-3 hour courses included for $89 / Year


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

Describe a process to find client-driven and relevant goals.
Summarize various challenges that can be used to help their clients communicate more confidently and effectively.
Identify perspectives of people who stutters through one of the venues suggested.

About Presenters

Elyse Lambeth


Elyse Lambeth received a master’s degree in communication disorders from University of Redlands in 2006. She received her board certification in fluency disorders in 2017 and currently serves on the American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorder board. Elyse runs the fluency clinic at Seattle Children Hospital, co-facilitates the annual Seattle Stuttering Camp for Teens at the University of Washington, and has coordinated FRIENDS workshops, a support group, and a stuttering workshop.

Additional Information
Intermediate Level
0.20 ASHA CEUs

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Course Timeline

5 min: Introduction
20 min: Stuttering through the fluent lens
20 min: Scaling for client-centered functional goals
20 min: Weirdness scale
15 min: Communication challenges
15 min: Voluntary stuttering challenges
15 min: Art challenges
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 Elyse Lambeth
Financial Elyse Lambert received compensation for this presentation from
Nonfinancial No relevant non-financial relationships exist.

Elyse Lambeth


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