Progress in the Treatment of Fluency Disorders

Progress in the Treatment of Fluency Disorders

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Progress in the Treatment of Fluency Disorders features contributions from fluency experts in the UK, Europe and the USA. The first section of the book provides a comprehensive review of the neuropsychology of fluency disorders; the section section focuses on treatment approaches, including new perspectives on treating stuttering in children and adults; the final section is concerned with the efficacy of dysfluency treatment. Special features of the book include: The most comprehensive and upa€“toa€“date review of the neuropsychological basis of stuttering yet undertaken. Details of the intensive treatment programme devised by Gavin Andrews and his colleagues of St Vincenta€²s Hospital, Australia a€“ a programme never before published. A modern update on the efficacy of treatment for fluency disorders. Chapters dedicated to new models of treating children, adolescents, and adults, written by acknowledged experts in these fields.If you have identified your difficult speech production areas you could refresh the relevant skills. ... If you have difficulty gauging your speed, recall that at 50 SPM you said two or three syllables on each breath and at 100 SPM ... You can do your practice as a conjoint activity, that is, whilst doing something else, for example, having a shower, reading the paper, waiting for the water to boil for a cup of tea oranbsp;...

Title:Progress in the Treatment of Fluency Disorders
Author:Lena Rustin, Harry Purser, David Rowley
Publisher:Routledge - 1987


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