28 Oct 2012
Dr. Marilyn A. Nippold joins Peter Reitzes to discuss stuttering and research pertaining to school age children who stutter. Their conversation is based on a recent editorial by Dr. Nippold and response letters in the journal Language, Speech and Hearing Services in Schools. Topics includes evidence based practice and types of evidence in stuttering treatment, if fluency should be the first and primary goal for all children who stutter, Lidcombe treatment for school age children, acceptance and much more.
Dr. MARILYN A. NIPPOLD, PhD, CCC-SLP is the current editor of the journal Language Speech and Hearing Services in Schools and has been a professor in the Communication Disorders and Sciences department at the University of Oregon since 1982, where she has taught and conducted research in language development, language disorders, and stuttering. Dr. Nippold has published more than 90 journal articles and has received numerous awards. Just last week Dr. Nippold received an award in Teaching and Research by the Oregon State Speech-Language and Hearing Association.
PETER REITZES, MA CCC-SLP is a person who stutters and a speech-language pathologist. Peter has worked full time in the schools for more than a decade, in private practice, and has taught graduate level stuttering courses at three universities in New York City.
Listed below are many of the articles and links mentioned during today’s episode. StutterTalk attempted to list them in the order they were mentioned on air.
- Nippold, M. A. (2011). Stuttering in school-age children: A call for treatment research [From the editor]. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 42, 99-101.
- Yaruss, J.S., Coleman, C.E., & Quesal, R. W. (2012). Stuttering in school-age children: A Comprehensive approach to treatment. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 43, 536-548.
- Nippold, M. A. (2012). When a school-age child stutters, Let’s focus on the primary problem. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 43, 549-551.
- Nippold, M. A. & Packman, A. (2012). Managing stuttering beyond the preschool years. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 43, 338-343.
- Yairi, E., and Ambrose, N. (1999). Early childhood stuttering I: Persistency and recovery rates. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 42, 1097-1112.
- Yairi, E. & Ambrose, N. (2005). Early Childhood Stuttering: For Clinicians by Clinicians, ProEd, Austin, TX.
- Frymark, T., Venedoktov, R. & Wang, B. (2010). Effectiveness of interventions for preschool children with fluency disorders: A comparison of direct versus indirect treatments. Downloaded from the ASHA website.
- StutterTalk series on Lidcombe Treatment
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Evidence Base Practice web page and links.
- Yaruss, J.S. (2003). One size does not fit all: special topics in stuttering therapy. Seminars in Speech and Language. 24, 3-6.
- Yaruss, J.S. (2012). Stuttering and Acceptance with J. Scott Yaruss (369). StutterTalk Episode 369.
- Herring, C. (2012). Learning from Children Who Stutter. In Stuttering: Inspiring Stories and Professional Wisdom. StutterTalk Publications
- Durham North Carolina Public Schools – How is a student eligible for speech and/or language services?