This presentation discussed a comprehensive and inclusive approach to stuttering therapy for which the intended outcome of therapy is to help the client become a more confident and successful communicator, regardless of fluency. New and emerging trends in stuttering research are encouraging clinicians to focus on more than just changes in observable fluency; in fact, therapy focusing solely on fluency can have a negative impact and can increase tension, struggle, and fear of stuttering. It is crucial that SLPs work collaboratively with their clients who stutter to improve communication attitudes, reduce fear/avoidance/tension/struggle, and improve overall communication abilities. This presentation included suggested assessment tools, topics for therapy, and treatment goals.
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