SPLP 6009 Fluency Disorders

Pre-requisites: None

This course will focus on the nature and treatment of stuttering, cluttering, and acquired neurogenic dysfluency. Patterns of normal and disordered fluency in adults and children, as well as long term psychosocial implications will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on critical assessment of historic and current literature and trends in stuttering research and treatment, and on the integration of students’ existing clinical knowledge and skills with dysfluency specific remediation techniques.

ASHA Standards:
Standard IV B—Human Communication: Developmental
Standard IV C—Fluency: Etiologies and Characteristics
Standard IV C—Fluency: Psychological Correlates
Standard IV C—Social Aspects of Communication: Ineffective Social Skills
Standard IV D—Fluency: Prevention, Assessment, and Intervention
Standard IV D—Social Aspects of Communication: Prevention, Assessment, and Intervention
Standard IV F—Evidence Based Clinical Practice

SLAATT Scope of Practice:
Fluency Assessment
Fluency Intervention

Readings: TBA