31 Jan 2021
Dr. Nan Bernstein Ratner joins Peter Reitzes to discuss what is new and exciting in stuttering and updates to A Handbook of Stuttering, which is soon entering its 7th edition.
Dr. Bernstein Ratner is asked about updates she and Dr. Shelly Brundage have made to the handbook regarding stuttering treatment, predictors of recovery, brain imaging research, genetics, evidence based practice, and so much more. Nan and Peter also discuss the fluencybank, Lidcombe’s impact on the field, and assessment challenges.
Dr. Nan Bernstein Ratner is a Professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park and a Fellow and Honors recipient of the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Dr. Bernstein Ratner is co-author of the seminal publication, A Handbook on Stuttering, which will soon be published in its 7th edition. Nan has co-authored A Handbook on Stuttering with the late Oliver Bloodstein and with new co-author Shelly Brundage.