The Child and Adolescent Stuttering Treatment & Activity Resource Guide

The Child and Adolescent Stuttering Treatment & Activity Resource Guide

by RAMIGDODGE (Author)


THE CHILD AND ADOLESCENT STUTTERING TREATMENT AND ACTIVITY RESOURCE GUIDE, 2ND EDITION is the only product of its kind. This book offers specific, hands-on activities that can be used in the evaluation and treatment of fluency disorders (stuttering and cluttering) as well as specific decision-making information that will help clinicians identify goals, and then develop effective and practical strategies to meet these goals. An applied book about therapy, THE CHILD AND ADOLESCENT STUTTERING TREATMENT AND ACTIVITY RESOURCE GUIDE is full of easily-applied therapeutic ideas that are substantiated by solid research findings and thorough explanations.



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Format: Paperback
Pages: 480
Edition: Second
Publisher: Delmar
Published: 06 Nov 2009

ISBN 10: 1435481178
ISBN 13: 9781435481176

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Preface. Contributors. Acknowledgments. Testimonials. Foreword. About the Authors. Part I. 1. Helping Parents Learn about Stuttering in Children: Information for Clinicians, Students, and Parents. 2. Strategies for Counseling Parents of Children Who Stutter. 3. Strategies for Assessment of Fluency Disorders. 4. Explaining the Progress of Treatment and Recovery to Children and Parents. 5. Strategies for Developing Individualized Education Programs. 6. Working with Teachers. 7. Basic Stuttering Therapy Skills: Therapy Principles, Activities, and Evidence-Based 8. Direct and Indirect Therapy for Preschool Children. 9. Strategies for Teaching Normal Speech Production and Fluency-Enhancing 10. Strategies for Desensitization and Teaching the Causes of Stuttered Speech 11. Strategies for Modifying Stuttered Speech 12. Transfer and Maintenance. 13. Strategies for Cluttering Evaluation and Therapy. 14. Stuttering and the Brain: Contemporary Neuroimaging Research. 15:The In-The-Ear SpeechEasy Device and the Influence of Altered Auditory Feedback. Part II. Goal 1: Parent and Caregiver Involvement. Goal 2: Teacher and Peer Education. Goal 3: Success in Working with Young Children. Goal 4: Determining What Is Interfering with Normal Speech Production. Goal 5: Establishing Fluency Through Increasingly Longer and More Complex Stimuli. Goal 6: Facilitating Adequate Breath Support. Goal 7: Controlling Speaking Rate. Goal 8: Establishing Light Articulatory Contacts and Movements. Goal 9: Facilitation of Oral Motor Planning and Coordination. Goal 10: Desensitization Intervention. Goal 11: Reduction of Avoidance Behaviors. Goal 12: Modification of the Stuttering Moment. Goal 13: Facilitation of Development of Self-Awareness and Self-Monitoring Skills Goal 14: Facilitation of a Positive Attitude toward Communication and Improved Self-Confidence in Communicative Competence Goal 15. Transfer and Maintenance of Fluency into Everyday Speaking Situation. Goal 16:Cluttering Therapy Handout A: Children's Speech, Language, and Hearing History (English). Handout B: Recommended Parent Interview Questions (English). Handout C: ASHA Oral Mechanism Examination for Children and Adults (English). Handout D: Fluency Evaluation Results (English). Handout E: To the Parents of the Nonfluent Child (English). Handout F: To the Teacher of the Nonfluent Child (English). Handout G: Follow-Up and Fluency Maintenance(English). Handout H: Fluency Information from the Teacher. HANDOUT I: Stuttering Severity Rating Handout J: Available Resources. Handout A: (Spanish) Historial Medico del Habla, Lenguaje y Audicion. Handout B: (Spanish) Preguntas Recomendadas para Entrevistas con los Padres. Handout C: (Spanish) Examen de ASHA del Mecanismo Oral para Ninos y Adultos. Handout D: (Spanish) Resultados de la Evaluacion de la Fluidez. Handout E: (Spanish) A los Padres del Nino con Desfluidez. Handout F: (Spanish) Al Maestro del Nino con Desfluidez. Handout G: (Spanish) Resultados y Mantenimiento de la Fluidez. APPENDIX. An Example of a Comprehensive Instruction Package for School-Age Stuttering: Reproducible Worksheets for Clinicians, Clients, and Family. References. Index.
Author Bio
Peter Ramig is Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at the University of Colorado in Boulder, where he teaches and specializes in stuttering issues in children, teens, and adults. He is also a member, fellow, and board-recognized fluency specialist of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The majority of Dr. Ramig's professional writings and publications pertain to treatment and efficacy issues related to intervention with persons who stutter. As a working therapist and recognized authority on stuttering, he annually presents many workshops and seminars focused on specific treatment strategies for working with children, teens, and adults who stutter. Darrell Dodge is a certified speech-language pathologist with a private practice in the Denver Metro area. He is an associate of Peter R. Ramig, Ph.D. and Associates at the Greenwood Speech Language Center, a specialty clinic focusing on the evaluation and treatment of children, teens, and adults who stutter. Mr. Dodge received his MA degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Colorado-Boulder and returned later as a lecturer teaching the graduate stuttering course. Voted National Stuttering Association Member of the Year in 1998, he has facilitated numerous adult stuttering support groups and has served as web developer for a website that explores the many aspects of stuttering and includes the essay, The Veils of Stuttering .