Tag: adults who stutter

Can I do stuttering therapy online via video calls?

Yes. From the comforts of a big city, it might not seem like there’s a shortage of speech pathologists with decent stuttering assessment and therapy experience. But there is. Too often, simple things have stopped people who stutter from getting...

/ 22 August 2016

Not the naughty corner: time-out – a stuttering treatment for children and adults

Lots of stuttering treatments are behavioural therapies. Evidence-based examples include the Lidcombe Program for pre-schoolers who stutter and the Camperdown Program for adults who stutter. Some behavioural treatments – like the Lidcombe Program – are based on the idea of operant conditioning....

/ 29 February 2016

Stuttering treatments: what works for whom? An evidence update

Stuttering research – though voluminous, and growing – is notoriously hard to sift through and weigh for at least three reasons: with a few exceptions, different research groups tend to spend their time and funding researching and validating their own...

/ 9 November 2015

Controlling stuttering: what it feels like in the real world

Speech restructuring or prolonged speech treatments, like the Camperdown Program can help adults who stutter to speak more fluently.  Often, after working with a speech pathologist, clients are able to speak with little or no stuttering in the clinic.  But using...

/ 11 April 2015

Doing two things at once: empowering adults who stutter to make informed choices about their fluency

Relapse rates for adult stuttering treatments are too high.  Even for best-in-class, evidence-based speech restructuring and prolonged speech programs like the Camperdown Program, roughly a third of people treated relapse after treatment. Why?  Like many things with stuttering, we don’t know...

/ 16 December 2014