A Handbook on Stuttering

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Thomson Delmar Learning, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 552 pages
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This is the classic textbook on stuttering now completely updated for its sixth edition. Comprehensive, clear, and accurate, this text is packed with research, theories, and practical information critical to understanding stuttering. It provides a detailed picture of how the person who stutters is different from fluent speakers. This text thoroughly examines the reasons individuals stutter and the intricacies of the disorder, laying the foundation of understanding needed before assessment and treatment can be effectively considered. Benefits: * NEW! Provides expanded coverage on the differences between people who stutter and more fluent speakers * NEW! Updates throughout help keep this classic text clinically relevant and timely * NEW! Provides new information on evidence-based practice as it relates to stuttering assessment and intervention * NEW! Contains one of the most comprehensive reference sections on stuttering research available, with hard-to-find classic and historical references alongside a meticulously put together collection of approximately 500 new references * NEW! Provides a new glossary of key terms * Includes an excellent appendix on results of treatment

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Contents

Theories of Stuttering
39
Prevalence and Incidence
78
Central Neurological
114
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Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

University of Maryland, College Park, MD

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