ERIC Number: ED273078
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Stuttering: Treatment of the Young Stutterer in the School. The Opinions of Certain Authorities. Derived from the Report of a Conference of the Speech Foundation of America (Montego Bay, Jamaica, West Indies, December 27, 1963-January 4, 1964). Publication No. 4. Ninth Printing.
Van Riper, Charles, Ed.
This booklet is designed for public school therapists engaged in the treatment of stuttering in the elementary school. Over 50 questions are posed, regarding treatment of young stutterers in the school, and answers are provided by a panel of 10 leading authorities in the speech therapy field. Topics covered include: (1) differences between stuttering adults and stuttering children; (2) recognizing children with stuttering problems; (3) the parent therapist relationship; (4) motivating children who stutter to undergo therapy; (5) devising individual therapy goals and meetings; (6) alleviating fear, anxiety, and frustration suffered by the stuttering child; (7) building self-esteem and confidence in stuttering children; (8) indications of speech improvement during therapy or failed therapy; and (9) enlisting community and school support for speech therapy programs. (CB)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Elementary Education, Emotional Problems, Handicap Identification, Individualized Programs, Motivation, Parent Role, Self Esteem, Speech Handicaps, Speech Improvement, Speech Therapy, Stuttering, Therapists
Speech Foundation of America, P.O. Box 11749, Memphis, TN 38111 ($0.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Speech Foundation of America, Memphis, TN.
Note: For related documents, see EC 190 274-275.