2 Oct 2017
Should Speech-Language Pathologists Treat People Who Stutter? (Part One with Craig Coleman, Ep. 629)
Craig Coleman joins Peter Reitzes to discuss if speech-language pathologists (SLPs) should continue to evaluate and treat people who stutter.
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Craig Coleman, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-F is an assistant professor at Marshall University and a Board-Certified Specialist in fluency Disorders. Mr. Coleman is currently serving as coordinator of ASHA SIG 4 (Fluency). Craig is an adjunct instructor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Co-Director of the Stuttering U summer program for children who stutter, their families, and SLPs.
Links mentioned on today’s episode:
- An Exploration of Clinicians Views About Assessment and Treatment of Stuttering (Tellis, Bresslaer & Emerick, 2008).
- American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders
- ASHA’s Code of Ethics
- Nonspeech Oral Motor Exercises: An Update on the Controversy (pdf) (Lof, 2009)
- Empathy Based Practice (Quesal, 2005)
- StutterTalk Book