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Evaluating and Treating Adolescents and Adults Who Stutter

Author: J. Scott Yaruss, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow, BRS-FD

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Course Description

This program is offered for 0.50 CEUs or 5 hours of continuing professional development (Introductory Level: Professional area). Price: $110.00

Following this course, participants will be able to:

  • identify the primary symptoms of stuttering in adolescents and adults who stutter.
  • Describe the experience of stuttering from the perspective of adolescents and adults who stutter.
  • Develop appropriate treatment goals for adolescents and adults who stutter.
  • Describe 2 techniques that adolescents and adults who stutter can use to improve their speech fluency.
  • Describe 2 techniques that adolescents and adults who stutter can use to reduce the severity of their stuttering.
  • Describe 2 techniques that adolescents and adults who stutter can use to improve their communication skills.
Author
J. Scott Yaruss, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow, BRS-FD

J. Scott Yaruss, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is an associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh and Co-director of the Stuttering Center of Western Pennsylvania. Yaruss conducts research on the onset and development of stuttering in preschool children, including analysis of linguistic and motoric source factors that contribute to children's production of speech disruptions.

Continuing Education Units - CEUs
ASHA CEUs Approved ASHA CE Provider

This course is offered for 0.50 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).

CEUs are based on attainment of learning outcomes. Participants must complete the course, pass the assessment test with 80% accuracy and fill out the evaluation form in order to receive their certificate on-line.

Refund Policy: Refunds will be issued under reasonable circumstances when there is email notification within 3 days of course registration.

Online CEUs Course Evaluating and Treating Adolescents and Adults Who Stutter