8 Jan 2014
Joseph Donaher, Ph.D joins Peter Reitzes to discuss ADHD and stuttering.
StutterTalk is excited to announce that this StutterTalk episode or course will be available for 0.10 CEUs for approximately six months, free of charge, through the National Stuttering Association. For complete details regarding the continuing education units being offered by the National Stuttering Association, go to the National Stuttering Association’s CEU page.
Title: ADHD and Stuttering
Objectives: At the conclusion of the program, the learner shall be able to:
- Identify various ways in which Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can effect a child’s ability to communicate effectively.
- Discuss the literature base regarding stuttering, disfluency and ADHD.
- Describe intervention strategies based on specific speech patterns commonly demonstrated by children with ADHD.
Dr. Donaher was asked to analyze and discuss the disfluencies heard in this video featuring a 12 year old child with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Presenter Bio — Joseph Donaher, Ph.D., is the Academic and Research Program Director of the Center for Childhood Communication at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Donaher is an Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology at The University of Pennsylvania. He is a Board Recognized Specialist in Fluency and Fluency Disorders (Board Certified Specialist-Fluency, or BCS-F) and the editor of Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders. Dr. Donaher is the chair of the Research and Publications Committee of The International Fluency Association. His clinical and research interests focus on the assessment and treatment of school-age children who stutter.More