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1

What questions will you ask an adult that you wouldn't ask about a child?

-what are the impacts on work, school, social situations
-how severe/problematic is the stuttering
-what worked and what didn't in past therapy?
-goals for therapy, expectations?

2

What should we observe in assessing an adult?

-live/taped reading or monologue/dialogue
-types of stuttering core?
-frequency
-duration
-physical/concomitant features

3

you should always get a.....

reading sample
spontaneous speech sample
-use topics that will elicit a long narrative

4

what percent of kids will stutter?

5%

5

What percent will resolve?

4%

6

and what percent will become persistent stutterers?

1%

7

With the lidcomb tx what happens with the 1%

The 1% is still there but the stutter is pretty mild

8

What age is the lidcomb tx for?

3-5
very little kids

9

What is the family taught to do in the lidcomb program?

They are taught to do the treatment (Behavioral therapy)
Kids are asked to "stop" (during a stutter) and say it smooth
The family is also told to praise fluency
-this can release the childs tension
-the SLP monitors the parents rather than the child

10

Teach the parents to let the child finish their utterance and don't interrupt, unless

you are teaching the lidcomb program.

11

What is similar for the littles and a 6-8 year old?

still try to keep the child in fluent situations
parents need to track
use modeling and praise for good speech
modify plan when needed

12

Tx for tiny's

model
track
praise fluency

13

Tx for adults

fluency shaping
stuttering modification
or both