7 Jul 2015
Successful Stuttering Management in Adolescents Who Stutter: A Qualitative Analysis from the IFA in Portugal (Ep. 534)
Thales De Nardo joins Christopher Constantino from The International Fluency Association’s 2015 World Congress on cluttering, stuttering and other fluency disorders in Lisbon, Portugal. They discuss his presentation on Successful Stuttering Management in Adolescents Who Stutter: A Qualitative Analysis.
Thales De Nardo is a PhD student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He is a people who stutter and has been the chapter leader of two National Stuttering Association chapters. Growing up in Brazil, he became interested in cultural differences in acceptance of stuttering and how people who stutter cope with and manage stuttering.
Christopher Constantino is a person who stutters and a PhD student in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Memphis. Chris is doing his clinical fellowship in the Shelby County Schools in Memphis and is conducting a research study to understand and contextualize the experiences of passing as fluent for people who covertly stutter.