Should Speech-Language Pathologists Treat People Who Stutter? (Part Five with Jack Henderson, Ep. 633)

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Jack K. Henderson

Jack K. Henderson joins Peter Reitzes to discuss if speech-language pathologists (SLPs) should continue to evaluate and treat people who stutter. This is episode five in a series on the topic.

Mr. Henderson is asked about his initiative and research offering free of charge individual consultation for school SLPs working with children who stutter. Mr. Henderson reports that his work is positively impacting SLPs seeking support working with stutterers.

Jack K. Henderson, MS, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist in the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. He provides clinical services to those who stutter and their families, consults with school-based SLPs about their students who stutter, and is the director of Camp TALKS (Talking and Learning with Kids who Stutter).