Stuttering and Related Disorders of Fluency

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Edward G. Conture, Richard F. Curlee
Thieme, Jan 1, 2011 - Medical - 392 pages
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Enlisting the expertise of leading clinicians, researchers, and theorists, the editors have here compiled a complete reference for the current clinical strategies for treating stuttering and fluency disorders in both children and adults. The third edition of Stuttering and Related Disorders of Fluency retains the comprehensive scope of previous editions and provides thorough guidance for the early assessment, diagnosis, and the treatments and adjunctive therapies available for each disorder. Features:
  • Broad overview of the current knowledge regarding the influence of language and phonology on stuttering, and the implications these factors have for assessment and treatment
  • In-depth coverage of cluttering by the countrys leading experts
  • Expanded, up-to-date discussion of the assessment and treatment of stuttering in bilingual populations
  • New sections addressing pharmaceutical approaches to stuttering, including the efficacy of such treatments as well as possible side effects
  • Theoretical and practical approaches to counseling children who stutter and their families
  • Chapters on adjunctive treatments such as self-help and mutual aid groups
  • Ideal for students in graduate programs and clinical practicum, this handbook will also serve as an invaluable reference for practitioners in the clinical setting.
     

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    Contents

    Identification and Case Selection Guidelines for Early Childhood
    3
    of Children Who Stutter
    23
    Clinical Tales and Clinical Trials
    55
    Stuttering
    77
    Counseling Children Who Stutter and Their Parents
    115
    The Comprehensive Stuttering Program for SchoolAge Children
    131
    Language Considerations in Childhood Stuttering
    153
    Role of Phonology in Childhood Stuttering and Its Treatment
    168
    Intensive Treatment of Stuttering in Adolescents and Adults
    213
    Traditional Approaches to Treatment of Stuttering in Adolescents
    233
    SelfHelp and Mutual Aid Groups as an Adjunct to Stuttering
    256
    A Critical Review of the Effect of Drugs on Stuttering
    277
    Understanding and Treating of Cluttering
    297
    Etiology Symptomatology and Treatment of Neurogenic Stuttering
    326
    SelfControl and the Treatment of Stuttering
    344
    Index
    361

    Assessment and Treatment of Stuttering in Bilingual Speakers
    183

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    About the author (2011)

    Professor and Director, Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, Department of Hearing & Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA

    Professor Emeritus, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA

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