Can Articulation and Phonology Treatment Lead To Stuttering? (Ep. 613)

stuttering, StutterTalk
J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, F-ASHA

Scott Yaruss joins Peter Reitzes to discuss if articulation and phonology treatment can cause or exacerbate stuttering. At the end of the episode, Dr. Yaruss is asked briefly to discuss the related topic of bilingualism and stuttering.

J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, F-ASHA is an Associate Professor in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh and will soon start as Professor of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at Michigan State University. Dr. Yaruss has published more than 150 research papers, chapters, booklets, or articles and given more than 450 academic and training presentations at local, national, and international conferences. He is co-author of the Overall Assessment of the Speaker’s Experience of Stuttering (OASES) and the forthcoming Early Childhood Stuttering Therapy: A Practical Guide. View Dr. Yaruss’ full curriculum vitae here.


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