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Stuttering Therapy Resources Blog Image Writing Goals about Fluency

Why don’t we write goals about fluency?

Writing IEP goals presents a unique challenge for clinicians working with children who stutter. In this blog post, Dr. Yaruss argues that we should not be writing goals based on fluency. Click to find out why!

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Stuttering Therapy Resources School-Age How Teachers Can Help

Students who stutter: How can teachers help?

Teachers can make a real difference in the lives of their students who stutter, though they are often uncertain about what to do to help. Fortunately, we have resources to guide them in supporting their students both in and out of the classroom.

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Stuttering Therapy Resources Blog Image SLP Summit

Answering SLP SUMMIT Questions

What a wonderful time I had presenting at the 2018 SLP SUMMIT! Thank you for submitting so many questions during and after the presentation...This is the place to find answers!

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Child is stuttering? Try this one weird trick!

Child is stuttering? Try this one weird trick!

When clinicians learn that a young child is stuttering, there first reaction should not be to automatically recommend some name-branded therapy program. To do so is to ignore the tenets of evidence-based practice. Instead, try this...

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How young is too young for stuttering treatment?

How young is too young for stuttering treatment?

When a young child starts to stutter, it is important for parents and clinicians to take appropriate action at the right time. But what if the child is still very young? This blog post addresses the age-old question of "how old" a child needs to be before we can start treatment.

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