Practical Thoughts Blog
Many speech-language pathologists have reported an increase in referrals for stuttering since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Many people who stutter have also reported that they are experiencing an increase in the frequency and severity of stuttering since the spring of 2020. What's really going on? Is COVID causing more stuttering? Read on to find out!
Many clinicians have questions about whether they can use the OASES (Overall Assessment of the Speaker's Experience of Stuttering) via tele practice. The short answer is yes! The longer answer is that there are a few options that you can consider, including our *clinical license* for online administration.
I picked up her title about stuttering (of course), and as I thumbed through the pages, I realized I was reading what I had been thinking and saying for 30+ years! THIS is how we help peers and teachers (and other stakeholders) learn about how to handle stuttering! The cherry on top is that her book also help provide an advocacy perspective for children who stutter.