Clinical Decision Making in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Fluency Disorders

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Delmar Publishers, 1996 - Stuttering - 316 pages
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The excitement and enthusiasm of working and growing with people who have disorders of fluency is conveyed in this new text. Focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of fluency disorders in children and adults, it covers topics previously not covered or covered only slightly in other texts such as, humor as a clinician and treatment variable, strategies and techniques of counseling, older stutterers, characteristics of effective clinicians and signs of progress during treatment.

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Contents

CLINICIAN CHARACTERISTICS
1
ETIOLOGY ONSET AND DEVELOPMENT
23
ASSESSING FL UENCY DISORDERS
83
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Walter H. Manning received his PhD from Michigan State University. He is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, the International Society of Phonetic Sciences, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and the Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists. The author of numerous articles Dr. Manning is currently a Professor in the School of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology at the University of Memphis in Tennessee.

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