Response to Intervention: How Do Fluency Disorders Fit In? In this article, we provide a description of response to intervention (RTI) and review research from within and outside of the speech and language field examining RTI and its efficacy. Next we discuss the strengths and weaknesses of RTI when considering the needs of students who stutter. Finally, we make ... Article
Article  |   February 01, 2011
Response to Intervention: How Do Fluency Disorders Fit In?
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Sheryl R. Gottwald
    University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
  • Nina A. Reeves
    Private Practice, Dallas, TX
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Fluency Disorders / School-Based Settings / Articles
Article   |   February 01, 2011
Response to Intervention: How Do Fluency Disorders Fit In?
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, February 2011, Vol. 21, 6-10. doi:10.1044/ffd21.1.6
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, February 2011, Vol. 21, 6-10. doi:10.1044/ffd21.1.6

In this article, we provide a description of response to intervention (RTI) and review research from within and outside of the speech and language field examining RTI and its efficacy. Next we discuss the strengths and weaknesses of RTI when considering the needs of students who stutter. Finally, we make recommendations about how RTI should and should not be used for students who stutter.

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