Stuttering Therapy: Rationale and Procedures

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Allyn and Bacon, 2003 - Medical - 334 pages
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This book provides the reader explicit descriptions of therapy procedures and the necessary rationale for these procedures based on research and clinical experience. This comprehensive book begins with basic background information about speech fluency and the nature of stuttering. It is unique among books on stuttering therapy in that it includes a chapter providing analyses of eight areas of research, followed immediately by the implications of these findings for evaluation and treatment. Five chapters on assessment and treatment of all age groups carry out a main theme of relating research knowledge to clinical procedures. A final chapter focuses on a reframing of the processes of counseling and stuttering therapy. Speech language pathologists and anyone interested in communication disorders.

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Contents

A Working Definition of Stuttering
10
Disfluency in Childrens Speech
23
Psychological Factors
45
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