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Is stuttering increasing during the pandemic?

Is stuttering increasing during the pandemic?

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!

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VLOG: What's New for ASHA 2019?

Our Stuttering Therapy Resources team is scurrying and getting ready for ASHA 2019! Find out about some of our great new resources for assessment and treatment for children who stutter and their families launching at ASHA this year!

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Why don't we write goals about fluency? (Round 2)

Nina Reeves stirred up a bit of a storm during a recent professional development workshop, when she said that speech-language pathologists should not write treatment goals for children who stutter that are based on the frequency or severity of stuttering. Read her post to find out why!

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How do I write IEP goals for preschool children who stutter?

Writing IEP goals for preschool and young school-age children who stutter presents a unique challenge for clinicians, because most of the early therapy is done with and through the parents. Learn how to handle this by writing goals for both less-direct and more-direct aspects of therapy.

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