SIG 4 Perspectives Vol. 24, No. 1, May 2014
This issue of Perspectives first presents a clinical scenario of a preschool child who stutters and compares treatment approaches from two clinical perspectives (Palin Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and the Lidcombe Program). The next article discusses how stuttering is presented in online videos and why clinicians should be selective when using YouTube media portraying stuttering for clinical purposes. The final article discusses a successful post-graduate program to advance clinical skills in fluency.
You will be able to:
- outline the basic methods of the Palin PCI and Lidcombe Program
- describe the similarities and differences between the Palin PCI and Lidcombe Program
- discuss the factors that therapists take into account when considering whether to implement therapy with young children who stutter
- describe the potential beneficial social aspects of social media for individuals who stutter
- discuss potential drawbacks of YouTube videos portraying stuttering
- describe the development, delivery, and evaluation of a post-graduate clinical specialization course of education for practice in fluency disorders in Europe
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