Edward G. Conture, Ph.D., of Vanderbilt University discusses current data-based approaches to the assessment and treatment of preschool children who stutter.
Conture discusses current theroretical and clinical approaches to this population with supporting data that is based on more than 30 years of clinical and research experience.
Specific attention is paid to emotional and speech-language contributions to early stuttering, means for considering emotional and speech-language behaviors during assessment and ways to apply this information to treatment.
Several case studies are presented and discussed by the presenter and audience to arrive at an informed approach to the assessment and treatment of the young child who stutters and his/her family. 3 hours 35 minutes