December 11, 2016

What Do Clients Think About Stuttering Treatment?

Yaruss, J. Scott, et al. (2002) Investigated what People Who Stutter (PWS) think about their speech therapy. Several treatment aspects were identified as beneficial – learning […]
December 11, 2016

SLP’s Attitudes Towards Stuttering Therapy

Crichton‐Smith, Wright, & Stackhouse (2003) studied current attitudes of therapists towards people who stutter and the treatment of stuttering.  This study was conducted in comparison with […]
November 6, 2016

“Personally Significant” Outcomes in Stuttering Therapy

It is proposed by Ingham, Ingham & Bothe (2012) that stuttering treatment, particularly for adults and adolescents who stutter, may benefit from more extensive use of […]
October 27, 2016

Telephone Communication for People Who Stutter

Specific communication situations and settings can be a challenge for People Who Stutter (PWS), both in an increased stuttering frequency and by presenting an anxiety and […]
October 10, 2016

Goals in Stuttering Treatment

Yaruss & Quesal (2001) discuss a few challenges that are involved in stuttering therapy. One factor that appears to frustrate both clinicians and people who stutter […]
September 15, 2016

Stuttering Therapy – Beyond the Preschool Years

Nippold and Packman (2012) introduce a research forum composed of studies that address the topic of stuttering in school-age children and adolescents Here are three of […]
September 8, 2016

Feedback Makes Perfect

Onslow, Menzies & Packman (2001), described the development of the Lidcombe program. This program is an operant intervention for early stuttering, which incorporates parental verbal contingencies […]
August 10, 2016

Desensitization in Stuttering Therapy

According to research, approximately 50% of Adults Who Stutter (AWS) may be suffering from social anxiety disorder. These AWS were most likely to fail in maintaining […]
July 31, 2016

The Benefits of Social Support in Stuttering Therapy

Professionals recommend enhancing social support, activity, and engagement among PWS in order to address feelings and attitudes about stuttering. One potential means of achieving this is […]
June 26, 2016

VP Joe Biden delivers heartfelt speech on stuttering at AIS Gala

Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, made a surprise visit to the 10th annual gala for the American Institute for Stuttering. He spoke from […]