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ERIC Number: ED018035
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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THE MODIFICATION OF STUTTERING.
BRUTTEN, EUGENE J.; SHOEMAKER, DONALD J.
INTENDED FOR BOTH THE COLLEGE STUDENT AND THE PROFESSIONAL SPEECH PATHOLOGIST, THE BOOK PRESENTS CURRENT LEARNING THEORIES CONCERNING STUTTERING, DATA IMPORTANT TO THE THEORIES, AND A 2-PROCESS THEORY OF LEARNING FOR THEORETICAL INTEGRATION OF THE DATA ON STUTTERING AND FOR THERAPEUTIC MODIFICATION. INFORMATION PRESENTED ABOUT BEHAVIORISTIC APPROACHES TO STUTTERING INCLUDES THE CONCEPTS UNDERLYING BOTH TRADITIONAL THEORIES OF STUTTERING AND LEARNING THEORY APPROACHES TO STUTTERING. THE CONSIDERATION OF STUTTERING AS CONDITIONED DISINTEGRATION OF SPEECH BEHAVIOR INCLUDES EMOTIONAL LEARNING, THE DEVELOPMENT OF STUTTERING, INSTRUMENTAL LEARNING, AND FLUENCY, FLUENCY FAILURE, AND STUTTERING. PREDISPOSING FACTORS ARE ASSESSED, AND A THEORY FOR MODIFICATION OF STUTTERING, BASED UPON THE EXTINCTION OF CLASSIFICALLY CONDITIONED AND INSTRUMENTAL RESPONSES, IS DESCRIBED. CLINICAL PROCEDURES PRESENTED FOR THE MODIFICATION OF STUTTERING ARE AS FOLLOWS--DETERMINING CRITICAL STIMULI, THE INDIVIDUAL INTERVIEW, THE GROUP INTERVIEW, DETERMINING CRITICAL STIMULI IN THE CHILD, CONTROL OF RESPONSE STRENGTH THROUGH STIMULUS GENERALIZATION, METHODS OF CONTROLLED STIMULUS PRESENTATION, INHIBITION OF NEGATIVE EMOTIONAL RESPONSES, INHIBITION OF INSTRUMENTAL RESPONSES FOR EXTINCTION AND THE STRATEGY OF THE 2-PROCESS THEORY. A BIBLIOGRAPHY ACCOMPANIES EACH CHAPTER. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM PRENTICE-HALL, INC., ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NEW JERSEY 07632. (JD)
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