Progress in the Treatment of Fluency Disorders

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Lena Rustin, Harry Purser, David Rowley
Taylor & Francis, 1987 - Medical - 307 pages
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Progress in the Treatment of Fluency Disorders features contributions from fluency experts in the UK, Europe and the USA. The first section of the book provides a comprehensive review of the neuropsychology of fluency disorders; the section section focuses on treatment approaches, including new perspectives on treating stuttering in children and adults; the final section is concerned with the efficacy of dysfluency treatment.

Special features of the book include:

The most comprehensive and up–to–date review of the neuropsychological basis of stuttering yet undertaken.

Details of the intensive treatment programme devised by Gavin Andrews and his colleagues of St Vincent′s Hospital, Australia – a programme never before published.

A modern update on the efficacy of treatment for fluency disorders.

Chapters dedicated to new models of treating children, adolescents, and adults, written by acknowledged experts in these fields.

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Contents

THE NEUROPSYCHOLOGY OF STUTTERING
1
Hemispheric Processing and Stuttering
19
An Approach to the Study of Motor Speech
43
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